As I watched the Texans earn their eighth win in a row last night on Monday Night Football, a franchise record, I was moved by the memorial in honor of my friend Bob McNair. I’ve known Bob for two decades. He went to be with...
Three US service members were killed Tuesday by an improvised explosive device near the city of Ghazni, Afghanistan, the US military announced.
Kevin Hart and his wife Eniko Parrish faced backlash over their son’s “Cowboys and Indians”-themed birthday party last week that was deemed offensive.
A Texas mother faces charges of child endangerment after her two-year-old son tested positive for methamphetamine and heroin via breastfeeding.
tiny homes, big heroes
According to the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston, Texas, 28 percent of Houston’s homeless population are veterans. That is over 3,600 homeless veterans in Houston alone. These same veterans admirably served...
romaine lettuce
Romaine lettuce is unsafe to eat in any form, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday in a food safety alert in response to a new outbreak of illnesses caused by a particularly dangerous type of E. coli...
The Service Academy Nominations Board I established in 2013 held its annual meeting to review applications and recommend the most qualified Texas candidates for nomination to our nation’s distinguished service academies....
Sixteen Democrats vowed Monday to oppose Nancy Pelosi for speaker on the House floor, throwing the California Democrat’s bid to reclaim the gavel in serious jeopardy.
Mission post office
U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), and U.S. Representative Henry Cuellar (TX-28), and I released the following statements after their bill to rename the U.S. Postal Office in Mission, Texas as the “Mission Veterans Post Office...
Firefighters on the northeast side of Harris County discovered what appears to be a drug lab and distribution warehouse while responding to a townhouse “blaze.” Investigators from the Harris County Sheriff’s Office report...
Today at a press conference, I discussed the migrant crisis at the border and the importance for any long-term solution to be bipartisan. Excerpts of Sen. Cornyn’s remarks are below, and video can be found here. 
Born in the 1920s, he grew up in the Depression of the 1930s poor, just like many American children in the rural areas. Fresh vegetables were grown in the family garden behind the small frame house, and his mother made...
Construction on a vast improvement of the Texas Capitol complex in Austin is set to begin in earnest in December. The Texas Facilities Commission, which oversees state government buildings, was updated earlier this month by...
Happy Thanksgiving!God continues to bless America! We have so much to be thankful for!I want to congratulate our new Texas lawmakers for the 116th Congress.
Many major political changes over the last few years are related to immigration.
The American people are being ‘played’.  Our society (along with others in the west) has fallen victim to social engineering.  Far too many people in this country (and Europe) want to ‘feel good‘.  And evil today is...
The threat of terrorism remains a deadly challenge for us and our allies around the globe. In the last four years alone, we have seen the ability of terrorist groups—many of which we had thought we had defeated—to evolve and...
Pakistan is a state that not only harbors extremists but incorporates their wicked ideology into law. For years, Pakistani religious minorities have suffered under the nation’s barbaric blasphemy laws, with dozens sentenced...
I released the following statement after Republican House members voted to elect Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) as Minority Leader and Steve Scalise (R-LA) as Minority Whip for the 116th Congress: 
For more than 130 years, Americans have had a close friendship with the Serbian people. Our troops fought side-by-side in both World War I and World War II, forging a strong bond between our nations. Today, Serbia remains an...

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