June 19th, 2018
Ending the nuclear threat in North Korea is within our reach. The maximum-pressure campaign has demonstrated some clear successes in pushing North Korea to the negotiating table and pausing its nuclear and missile tests. ...
June 11th, 2018
Recently on the floor, I discussed the potential national security threat China poses to our country through foreign investment. Excerpts of my remarks are below, and video can be found here.
June 6th, 2018
I introduced legislation on June 4th recognizing the 29th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, urging President Trump to pressure China's President Xi Jinping to release artist and activist Liu Xia, and hold Chinese...
June 4th, 2018
We must remember that Pakistan continues to be an unreliable partner in the fight against terrorism. For nearly two decades, we have hoped that Pakistan would clear the terrorist safe havens along the Afghanistan border and...
May 24th, 2018
Pompeo’s vision for Iran is the world’s vision for Iran. And he hinted at regime change.
May 17th, 2018
For over 3,000 years, the official capital of Israel has been Jerusalem, no matter what the Palestinians say.
May 15th, 2018
U.S. military equipment and ammunition, sent to Syria as part of a failed Obama administration plan to find and arm moderate forces to defeat ISIS, were instead simply handed over to an Al Qaeda group, according to the man...
May 8th, 2018
The Iran Deal is a deeply flawed agreement. As I have previously said, this deal has an insufficient inspection regime, insufficiently addresses long range ICBM missile development, and is limited to 10 years, giving the...
May 3rd, 2018
Our historic relationship with the Arab Gulf states is strategically crucial. The ties we maintain allow us to project power to contain threats like Iran and secure key shipping lanes for global commerce while also providing...
April 30th, 2018
I released the following statement following the historic summit between North and South Korea.
June 18th, 2018
It appears the past Administration would stop at nothing to boost Iran’s economy, even if it meant violating the law. For years, we imposed sanctions on Iran restricting the Ayatollah’s access to American financial...
June 8th, 2018
Saudi Arabia has started boosting oil production after two years of curtailing output, a move that gives Riyadh a jump on other OPEC producers who are expected to open the spigots later this month.
June 5th, 2018
China is a rising power with interests that more often than not come into conflict with our own. As Secretary Mattis identified last year in the National Defense Strategy, we are in a new era of great power rivalry.
June 4th, 2018
The Left is apoplectic over the economy. They’re going nuts trying to spin the numbers to make things look bad. If nothing else, they use the old standby — if it’s a good thing, we did it! Not!
May 22nd, 2018
As Chairman of the Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Trade Subcommittee, I joined Congressman Bill Keating (D-MA), who is a senior Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee and Ranking Member on its Terrorism,...
May 16th, 2018
It has been a spectacular week for our nation’s foreign policy. On Wednesday, President Trump and Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, negotiated the return of Americans Kim Dong Chul, Tony Kim, and Kim Hak Song from North Korea...
May 9th, 2018
Harnessing the power of the stars here on Earth could supply our future energy needs. If we replicate the same nuclear reactions that occur in a star within a fusion reactor, the heat from these reactions could be converted...
May 7th, 2018
One would expect President Obama's apologists to call the incredible acquisition of thousands of documents related to the Iranian Nuclear Weapons Program no big deal, but it is a monumental deal.
May 1st, 2018
It is a distinct honor for me to talk about the great relationship we have with Serbia as co-chair of the Congressional Serbia Caucus. Serbia is a great friend of the United States. As a Texan, I have great admiration for...
April 27th, 2018
Following a historic meeting between North Korea’s Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, the leaders appeared side by side to make an extraordinary announcement: The two nations — technically in a state of war...