February 5th, 2019
I congratulated D’Anne Emmett Spence of Huntsville, Texas, as she was promoted to the rank of Colonel of the United States Air Force, and invited her to be his guest at the State of the Union Address.
January 22nd, 2019
Friday, thousands gathered in our nation’s capital and came together in a March for Life, taking a passionate stand and supporting the sanctity of life and the rights of the unborn. As we move into the minority, it is more...
January 15th, 2019
This government shutdown is unnecessary.
December 24th, 2018
115th Congress By The Numbers
December 10th, 2018
The Labor Department’s November 2018 jobs report came out on Friday. The U.S. Department of Labor reported that the economy added 155,000 jobs in November, and the unemployment rate was 3.7 percent. You can view the full...
December 3rd, 2018
George H.W. Bush was a courageous war hero, Texas Congressman, an Ambassador, Director of the CIA, Vice President, and President of the United States.
November 16th, 2018
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:
October 31st, 2018
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and I penned an op-ed for the Dallas Morning News highlighting their bipartisan Equal Treatment of Public Servants Act.
October 19th, 2018
Last week, I hosted the Conroe/Lake Conroe Chamber of Commerce in our nation’s capital. During their time in Washington, the Chamber met with Texas Senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn, federal agency officials, and me to...
January 30th, 2019
There is an untold story behind the weekend announcement that the federal government would reopen until February 15. Lawmakers in both parties will work to find common ground on the stalemate that partially closed the...
January 16th, 2019
The rumor mill is hard at work, but you can't believe everything you hear.
December 26th, 2018
After passage in the Senate last week, the First Step Act was passed by the House with overwhelming support from both sides of the aisle.
December 11th, 2018
I released the following statement after
December 5th, 2018
This session of Congress is almost over, but there is still work to be done. Last week I introduced bipartisan legislation -- the Retirement, Savings, and Other Tax Relief Act -- which will build on the economic successes we...
November 30th, 2018
President Trump has said from the beginning that his tariffs were designed to get trading partners back to the table and to hammer out deals that benefits all parties. One of the first areas of focus was with Canada and...
November 13th, 2018
“Jobs smash estimates with gain of 250,000, wage gains pass 3% for first time since recession” - What an amazing headline from CNBC last week and there is no doubt about it—the American economy is booming. Across the nation...
November 2nd, 2018
During the Obama Presidency, economic experts told us that the stagnation we experienced in the American economy was the “new normal,” and we just needed to get used to it. I always rejected that notion because I believe in...
October 26th, 2018
This week President Trump signed into law