July 2nd, 2019
I welcome the border spending bill happily — but this is only a short-term fix. Congress and the administration must do more to address this crisis.
June 21st, 2019
Today I released the following statement on the National Science and Technology Council’s release of an updated National Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Strategic Plan:
June 18th, 2019
This weekend, I experienced a first as a member of Congress – I was uninvited to give the keynote address at the world’s premier cybersecurity conference. I was not uninvited because of my positions on cybersecurity.
June 13th, 2019
From credit card numbers, to social security numbers, our personal information is targeted by bad actors around the globe. Internet of Things devices will improve and enhance nearly every aspect of our society, economy and...
June 10th, 2019
Our South and West Texas communities are bearing the brunt of the immigration crisis. When crisscrossing the 23rd District of Texas, I consistently hear that folks I represent are concerned about the influx of migrants and...
May 23rd, 2019
Maintaining the standard hours of operation at the Amistad Dam Port of Entry will allow the flow of legitimate trade and travel to continue flowing efficiently and effectively, ensuring the continued vitality of the local,...
May 20th, 2019
The United States is a critical partner in a violent and turbulent region and we must stand with Israel against rising antisemitism around the world.
May 14th, 2019
I am proud to announce that the Roy Hurd Memorial Airport in Monahans, Texas received $3,400,000 in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation to provide much-needed repairs to airport runways. Thrilled by the...
April 22nd, 2019
There’s no better time to go outside than Springtime. Here in the 23rd District of Texas, there’s also no better time to find your park, and you have eight incredible options to choose from across South and West Texas.
April 15th, 2019
San Antonio's population is growing more quickly than that of any other city in our State and routinely hosts events that attract hundreds of thousands of visitors like Fiesta and the NCAA Final Four. It's imperative that...
July 1st, 2019
As you sing along with your friends and family about how the stars and stripes remained gallantly streaming through the perilous fight, I encourage you to also think about the values that this great nation was founded on....
June 20th, 2019
I praised the work from Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) to include $30 million of federal funding to reimburse communities strained by the humanitarian crisis on our Southern border.
June 17th, 2019
During this graduation season, I have found myself reflecting on the moment 19 years ago when I graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in computer science. I was preparing to serve my country as an undercover...
June 12th, 2019
Yesterday I urged my colleagues to support $30 million in federal funding to reimburse local communities strained by the humanitarian crisis on our Southern border.
June 7th, 2019
Our national parks and historic sites are an integral part of the American experience, and the eight I represent provide immeasurable cultural, environmental and economic benefits across South and West Texas. We have a...
May 22nd, 2019
Roughly 20 American combat war veterans take their own lives each day, and veterans who have regular contact with VA health services are less likely to commit suicide than those with little or no interactions. We must keep...
May 17th, 2019
This bipartisan bill deters criminal, unsolicited robocall scams by giving federal officials more time to find scammers, increasing penalties for those who are caught, and promoting the use of caller authentication to...
May 7th, 2019
On the weekend of May 4th, Hamas and other terrorist groups fired more than 600 rockets into Israel from the Gaza strip. Their aim is to kill innocent civilians and sow chaos. But the Israelis have remained strong, and I am...
April 17th, 2019
I was recognized by the Texas A&M University Dwight College of Engineering as a recipient of the 2019 Outstanding Alumni Award. I am a proud member of the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Class of ’99, graduating with a bachelor’s...
April 11th, 2019
On its 70th anniversary, NATO remains more important than ever to the security of the free world because Russia still poses a threat to the alliance.