November 24th, 2020
San Antonio, also known as Military City, USA, has a rich legacy of military service and the largest presence of cyber and intelligence capabilities outside of the national capital region. It is the ideal location for...
November 20th, 2020
Military City, USA is as patriotic a city as they come, with robust defense, education, training, research, and cybersecurity infrastructure at the ready. Texans have already demonstrated outsized success in the military and...
November 18th, 2020
On the Senate floor, I spoke about the ongoing U.S. mission in the Middle East and responded to the Administration’s announcement that they will withdraw troops from Iraq and Afghanistan.
November 16th, 2020
As with many other holidays this year, the pandemic will render these Diwali celebrations quite different. But with large family gatherings on hold, we can still celebrate the abundance of good in this world.
November 11th, 2020
Dear Fellow Texans:Please join me this Veterans Day in honoring the men and women who have served our nation in the U.S. Armed Forces.
October 30th, 2020
Lance Corporal Rhonald Dain Rairdan represented the best of Texas, with his strong commitment to serving his neighbors and by always putting others before himself. I am proud to join my fellow Texans in honoring him this way...
October 27th, 2020
In response to a surge of COVID-19 cases in El Paso, recently I called Assistant Secretary of Defense Kenneth Rapuano to request he open the William Beaumont Army Medical Center to relieve pressure on El Paso area medical...
October 23rd, 2020
Yesterday I celebrated the announcement that Mexico will fulfill its water delivery obligations to Texas in compliance with the 1944 U.S.-Mexico Water Treaty.
October 21st, 2020
From an operational perspective, the addition of such a uniquely capable and stalwart partner, like Australia, to this naval exercise is invaluable, providing increased interoperability, strengthening threat assessment...
October 19th, 2020
Recently on Fox News’ Special Report with Bret Baier, I discussed the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court, the Judiciary Committee’s response to recent accusations of social media...
November 23rd, 2020
The aviation industry has suffered immensely due to lower travel demand during the pandemic, and unfortunate but necessary cost-cutting measures taken by the airlines mean they don’t currently have the infrastructure or...
November 19th, 2020
Recently on the floor, I discussed Democratic leadership’s decision to release to the media a letter to Majority Leader McConnell on coronavirus relief instead of engaging in good-faith negotiations.
November 17th, 2020
Our criminal justice system is charged with caring for thousands of individuals with mental health issues. I’m grateful to my Senate colleagues for passing this legislation to help inmates get the care they need while...
November 12th, 2020
Recently on the floor, I discussed my record of service for Texans and expressed my gratitude for continuing to represent the Lone Star State.
November 6th, 2020
It's been over seven months since COVID-19 fundamentally changed Texans’ lives. Seven long months – and longer for some.But what was true in March is still true today, which is that when the going gets tough, you can always...
October 28th, 2020
I look forward to advocating on behalf of the nearly 40% of Texans who identify as Hispanic for a national museum that highlights their American experience.
October 26th, 2020
He's not only not a friend of the industry. He's not a friend of the people who count on the domestic energy industry for their jobs, the hundreds of thousands of people.
October 22nd, 2020
The Senate had the opportunity to pass a bill with half a trillion dollars in additional relief for workers, schools, small businesses, and vaccine research. No controversial positions, nothing ‘Republican’ or ‘Democrat’...
October 20th, 2020
We already passed $3.8 trillion worth of COVID-19 relief, and I believe we do need to do some more. That's why I was disappointed when Senate Democrats voted to block another half trillion dollar bill on September the 10th...
October 14th, 2020
Today on Fox News’ Fox and Friends, I discussed the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing on the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court and COVID-19 precautions in place in the hearing room...