February 13th, 2019
I met with Janne Känkänen, Finnish Under-Secretary of State for International and European Union Affairs, Finnish Ambassador Kirsti Kauppi and other officials from Finland’s government. The delegation and I affirmed the...
February 11th, 2019
The Senate passed the Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act on February 5th. We face a myriad of challenges in the Middle East, which is why it is more important than ever that we support our...
January 30th, 2019
I have always said that my philosophy is simple: the only way we can get big things done in Congress is by working together. That is why over the last four years as your Representative I have been able to get 14 pieces of...
January 21st, 2019
It is unbelievable the number of times over the past few months that an event or statement has required me to remind people that racism, bigotry, anti-Semitism and misogyny have no place in our country. It is unfortunate...
January 15th, 2019
Fifteen months ago in Riyadh, I met Mohammed bin Salman, who was then deputy crown prince of Saudi Arabia, for the first time.
February 12th, 2019
Educational opportunities are not limited just to what kids learn in the classroom. Services such as counseling, mentorship, tutoring and financial assistance are equally vital to ensuring students’ success.
February 1st, 2019
Today, U.S. Representative Susan Davis (CA-49) and I introduced a bipartisan bill to reauthorize the grant program Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP), continuing my efforts to...
January 22nd, 2019
Here in South and West Texas, border security is not an abstract issue. Every week meeting with folks across 29 counties of the 23rd District of Texas, securing our border and fixing our broken immigration system are...
January 17th, 2019
It’s not surprising when a popular musician sells a concert out in less than fifteen minutes, but would anyone believe a technology conference selling out in just over eleven? That happened th
February 10th, 2010
Why Run for Congress?The short answer is that I want to continue to serve my country, and would like nothing more than to represent the interests of the citizens of Texas.