October 28th, 2016
In July when Director Comey announced that the FBI would not bring charges against Mrs. Clinton he said, 'I think she was extremely careless. I think she was negligent. That I could establish. What we can't establish is...
July 7th, 2016
It is abundantly clear that Attorney General Lynch has not acted in the best interest of the American people and has not remained neutral throughout this entire investigation.
May 13th, 2016
Every 19 minutes a person in the United States dies from an overdose on opiates, and the average time between taking that first prescription and death is only 31 months. Just as there is no single source of blame, there is...
April 18th, 2016
I have always believed that the biggest threat to our country is a big, unchecked federal government. After nearly eight years of this president, we have seen laws such as the Dodd-Frank Act take power away from Americans...
March 4th, 2016
Eliminating Waste, Fraud, and Abuse in the Medicaid System
February 9th, 2016
Today I issued the following statement in response to the President’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget plan:
February 3rd, 2016
Yesterday I issued the following statement after voting to override President Obama’s veto on H.R. 3762, legislation to repeal ObamaCare and defund Planned Parenthood:
January 11th, 2016
Last week I voted in favor of a measure that would protect victims involved in class action litigation by ensuring that all members of a proposed class seeking monetary relief after suffering an injury have the same level...
August 2nd, 2016
Monday’s lackluster GDP report shows that the U.S. economy grew at a sluggish 1.2 percent pace in the second quarter. This goes to show that the President’s big government liberal policies are not working. Speaking of - What...
June 17th, 2016
I released the following statement regarding the Article I Task Force’s bold agenda to restore the balance of powers and reassert Congress’ unique constitutional role.
May 3rd, 2016
In the past two years startup companies have played an increasingly large role in creating jobs and stimulating economic growth in our local communities. In North Texas alone, investors have injected more than $1 billion in...
April 6th, 2016
The Department of Labor’s proposed fiduciary rule is a misguided regulation that saddles financial planners with mountains of paperwork and restricts access to quality investment advice for more than seven million hard...
February 18th, 2016
As his administration comes to a close, there’s one legacy that Barack Obama is not talking about, and that’s the fact that he is the $20 trillion man. In just seven short years, our national debt has nearly doubled from...
February 5th, 2016
President Obama’s proposed tax on oil is an egregious tax hike on American families and an attack on American energy.
January 29th, 2016
On Tuesday Governor Abbott submitted a formal request to FEMA for public and individual assista
January 12th, 2016
For the past seven years, we have listened to the "Lecturer-in-Chief" use his State of the Union address to paint a less-than-accurate picture of the state of our nation. Tonight was no different.
January 8th, 2016
The Obama administration has buried American families with burdensome regulations, costing each U.S. household roughly $15,000 per year. In addition to these appalling costs, numerous regulations have been worked out in...
January 2nd, 2016
My thoughts and prayers are with all North Texas families who have been affected by the tornadoes last weekend. On Monday I met with the mayors of Garland and Rowlett, Mayor Doug Athas and Mayor Todd Gottel, to get an update...