November 27th, 2018
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.
November 15th, 2018
I certainly join in the effort to try to reform what we can of our criminal justice system.The smart way to deal with this is recognizing the reality that people need to be prepared, if they are willing to accept the help,...
November 7th, 2018
Attorney General Sessions has selflessly dedicated more than 40 years to serving the people of Alabama and the nation. As our country’s top law enforcement official, he has been integral in fighting the opioid epidemic,...
October 30th, 2018
President Trump signed America’s Water Infrastructure Act (AWIA) into law, which included Sen. Cornyn’s provision authorizing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ hurricane and storm damage risk reduction project from Sabine...
October 24th, 2018
I released the following statement after his bipartisan bill to reauthorize drug abuse programs, the Substance Abuse Prevention Act, was signed into law as a part of
October 12th, 2018
In the last week days, we have accomplished three major things: water infrastructure, funding cold case prosecutions, and filling Justice Kennedy's seat on the United States Supreme Court.But our record of success is much...
October 10th, 2018
The Justice Served Act of 2018 was signed into law by President Trump. This bill, introduced by Senator Klobuchar and I earlier this year, will provide funds to prosecute cold cases solved by DNA evidence, such as...
October 4th, 2018
Today at a press conference, I discussed Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the United States Supreme Court. More is at stake than just this nomination and the Supreme Court. The Senate itself is on trial here. A vote...
September 27th, 2018
I gave the following remarks during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing with Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Excerpts of my line of questioning are below, and video can be found here.
September 24th, 2018
At the start of Hispanic Heritage Month, I introduced and passed a Senate resolution recognizing the work, goals, and achievements of more than 490 non-profit Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) throughout the nation by...
November 19th, 2018
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...
November 14th, 2018
As I return to the nation's capital from home back in Austin, Texas so we can finish our work out before the end of the year, I wanted to relay some of the wisdom that I heard from working families and Texans back home about...
November 2nd, 2018
Recently in Washington, disruption has been the name of the game. We’ve witnessed protesters climbing statues, disobeying police, screaming at Senators in elevators, and chasing them and their wives from restaurants. Amidst...
October 26th, 2018
Tomorrow is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.
October 18th, 2018
It's important to note what we have been able to do. While we have fought mightily over some things like judicial nominations, we've also worked in a bipartisan way to get the people's work done.
October 11th, 2018
On November the 6th, Americans will head to the polls and select their members of Congress.
October 5th, 2018
On the floor today, I discussed the successful vote to advance Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, and detailed the shameful tactics used by Democrats to derail and destroy his nomination.
October 1st, 2018
Twenty-nine years in the U.S. Air Force. Eighty-seven combat missions during the Korean and Vietnam Wars. Six years, ten months, and 19 days held as a prisoner of war at the Hanoi Hilton – and three and a half of those...
September 25th, 2018
U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and I introduced the Advancing Cybersecurity Diagnostics and Mitigation Act, which would help federal agencies update and improve their cyber posture.
September 20th, 2018
U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and I released the following statements after our Substance Abuse Prevention Act, a bipartisan bill to reauthorize drug abuse programs, passed as a part of The...