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...
May 3rd, 2019
Thursday, I released the following statement after voting in opposition of H.R. 9, The Climate Action Now Act.
April 9th, 2019
The Ways and Means Committee has been working hard on three important, bipartisan bills to reform the IRS, develop our workforce, and make retirement programs work for all Americans.
April 5th, 2019
This week, I hosted members of the Army Corps of Engineers Galveston in his Washington, D.C. office to get an update on recovery efforts from Hurricane Harvey and talk about ongoing local projects. Colonel Lars Zetterstrom...
March 26th, 2019
In 2016 President Obama said there was no answer to bringing manufacturing jobs back to hard-working Americans – not unless we had a “magic wand”.
March 19th, 2019
Priorities reveal everything. HR 1 is reserved each session of Congress by the majority party for the biggest change they champion for America.
February 28th, 2019
We have to do more. I support more mental health resources, more research into what drives mass shootings, more local law enforcement training and more to stop black-market firearms sales and ‘straw purchasers’.
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...
May 6th, 2019
It’s always a great day when I get a visit from Texas students! This week, over 100 students from The John Cooper School in The Woodlands, Texas came for their annual DC field trip.
April 23rd, 2019
Tax Day has come and gone, and the truth is that the vast majority of American taxpayers have benefited from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
April 8th, 2019
Since day one, Democrats in Congress have been rushing to impeachment. After Robert Mueller reported there was no collusion between Russia and President Trump’s campaign, they immediately jumped to their next fishing...
April 3rd, 2019
I was among the first to sign the discharge petition for the Born Alive Survivors Protection Act, and now I call upon my colleagues to join me in upholding the sanctity of life and defending our most innocent.
March 25th, 2019
After two years, 2,800 subpoenas, 1,000 search warrants and interviews, tens of millions of dollars, and unfettered freedom to follow every path, Special Counsel Robert Mueller reported there was no collusion between Russia...
March 1st, 2019
Most American families live paycheck-to-paycheck. They need tax relief now, which is why 90 percent of workers started seeing their tax cut in their paychecks starting last February.
February 14th, 2019
Democrats on the House Ways and Means Committee put their“attack President Trump at all costs”agenda on full display last week, holding a hearing focused on forcing the IRS to hand over the President’s tax returns...