The Supreme Court of the United States is the highest federal court of the United States. The Supreme Court consists of the Chief Justice of the United States and eight Associate Justices who are nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate.
July 18th, 2018
Today on the floor, I discussed the latest Democrat stall tactic to delay Judge Kavanaugh’s confirmation.
July 11th, 2018
Following President Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court last night, I discussed the Senate’s confirmation process moving forward on the Senate floor. Excerpts of my floor remarks are below, and...
July 9th, 2018
President Trump has announced he will nominate Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Judge Kavanaugh is an exceptionally-qualified jurist who will be a fair and impartial arbiter of the law and will not legislate from the...
June 4th, 2018
Free speech. Do you have a right to speak your mind freely at work? If you think that you do, you could be mistaken. Well, hang on. You're free to say what you want, you just aren't free from the consequences your speech...
February 26th, 2018
The petition for a writ of certiorari before judgment is denied without prejudice. It is assumed that the Court of Appeals will proceed expeditiously to decide this case.” Injunction remains in place, DACA renewal...
November 17th, 2017
President Donald Trump released a new list of potential Supreme Court justices on Friday, adding five new judges to his previous compilation of 20 jurists.
July 20th, 2017
On July 9, 1868, the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution became law and granted birthright citizenship to all those born in the United States who are under the jurisdiction of the U.S. government. The purpose of the...
May 11th, 2017
Last week, Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) introduced the State Sponsored Visa Pilot Program Act of 2017. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) is an official co-sponsor.
April 10th, 2017
Justice Neil Gorsuch took his place in history Monday as the newest addition on the bench of the Supreme Court, restoring a narrow conservative majority and marking a much-needed political victory for President Donald Trump...
March 28th, 2017
Monday on the Senate Floor, I urged his Democrat colleagues to ignore the pressure from Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and special-interest groups to filibuster Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court.
July 17th, 2018
We've already begun to hear rumblings from our Democratic colleagues that they're going to want to see every scrap of paper that ever came across Brett Kavanaugh's desk, and my suggestion would be they focus on his twelve...
July 10th, 2018
After President Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to serve as an Associate Justice on the United States Supreme Court, Congressmen Kevin Brady, Lamar Smith, and Pete Sessions released the following statements.
July 9th, 2018
Y'all done gone and done it. No, seriously. Y'all, and by y'all, I mean Empower Texans done gone and made me defend John Cornyn. It's absolutely the last thing I thought I'd ever do since he has been the subject of...
April 6th, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Steve Daines (R-Mont.) and Mike Lee (R-Utah) submitted a joint amicus brief to the Supreme Court of the United States in South Dakota v. Wayfair.
January 4th, 2018
The legal battles over the state's political maps and voter ID requirements will extend into 2018. Here's what to expect.
September 22nd, 2017
Amid sensational narratives about President Trump’s decision to rescind DACA, it’s important to take a step back and explain what the program is, how it was established, why it was rescinded, and what will likely happen next...
June 28th, 2017
Shortly after the announcement Monday, Trump celebrated the high court's decision, saying in a statement that it was a "clear victory for our national security" that would allow the travel suspension to "become largely...
April 26th, 2017
A lot of you may be asking yourself "Why would anyone be against a Balanced Budget?"
April 3rd, 2017
Senate Democrats secured enough votes Monday to filibuster the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court, increasing the likelihood that Republicans will enact a rules change to ensure his confirmation and...