August 16th, 2019
This week Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX) and I met with top Mexican government officials to discuss the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).I released the following statement upon completion of the meetings:
August 13th, 2019
We all know Washington doesn’t have a revenue problem, it has a spending problem. Even with revenues increasing due to tax reform and our booming economy, our government spending is growing at an unsustainable pace. Congress...
July 24th, 2019
Yesterday, I released the following statement after the House of Representatives voted to pass H.R. 1837, United States-Israel Cooperation Enhancement and Regional Security Act and
July 15th, 2019
For the first time in history, Democrats are circumventing the democratic process in the House of Representatives and are replacing the people’s voice with the voice of a chosen few.
July 10th, 2019
Tuesday, I introduced a resolution in response to House Democrats’ partisan law suit to compel President Trump to turn over his tax returns:We will not stand idly by as House Democrat Leadership seeks to undermine our...
July 2nd, 2019
Yesterday, as the top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady, I released the followed statement after President Donald J. Trump signed H.R. 3151, the Taxpayer First Act:
June 17th, 2019
Last week at an emotional congressional hearing led by the House Ways and Means Committee Democrats, it was revealed the socialized medicine scheme known as Medicare for All will dangerously cancel good, quality health care...
June 3rd, 2019
Mexico is a valued ally and the new tariffs are not yet in effect, so there is a window here for both countries to find common ground. It is in both of our interests to do so, economically and for stronger security.
May 22nd, 2019
We must work together to shut the backdoor of illegal immigration so that we can keep open the front door of legal immigration. This will protect American wages and strengthen our workforce, and I support President Trump’s...
May 7th, 2019
Released last week, the April jobs report crushed all expectations - 263,000 new jobs, the seventh straight month of wage growth, and the lowest unemployment level since 1969. How can Joe Biden and his party of economic...
August 14th, 2019
As the first weeks of August recess pass by, I’m thrilled to be back in the Eighth Congressional District of Texas. There’s no substitute for being home, traveling across my district and meeting with the great folks that I...
August 7th, 2019
Washington doesn’t have a revenue problem, it has a spending problem; and the best way for Congress to approach this issue is by committing to smarter federal spending caps. I introduced the MAP Act to put America’s budget...
July 22nd, 2019
Recently I released the following statement after voting against H.R. 582, the Raise the Wage Act, which passed the House of Representatives 231-199:
July 11th, 2019
I applaud the Administration’s initiative on Advancing American Kidney Health and its goal to reduce the number of patients with end-stage renal disease by 2030. As President Trump discussed today, there are over 100,000...
July 5th, 2019
With nearly two and a half million miles spent commuting from my home in Texas to Congress, most airline flights are pretty routine for me.
June 25th, 2019
Yesterday, I became the 64th Republican to ask for unanimous consent for the House to consider the Born Alive Survivors Protection Act.
June 11th, 2019
After abandoning Dreamers multiple times, House Democrats continue to politicize immigration reform rather than work on bipartisan solutions to address the border crisis.
May 24th, 2019
This year's winning piece, The Final Journey, is such a wonderful tribute to a beloved President and Texan, and I cannot wait for millions of visitors to see it when they visit our nation’s capital.
May 16th, 2019
The BDS movement wages economic war against our friend and ally Israel, as well as all people of Jewish faith. The recent anti-Semitic and anti-Israel rhetoric coming from some of my Democratic colleagues is not just hateful...