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Yesterday I introduced the Border Patrol Pay Security Act to ensure U.S. Border Patrol agents earn similar overtime compensation already offered to other federal law enforcement agents.  It amends the Fair Labor...
The judge’s order is blow for the White House, which essentially tried to give state and local government officials power to veto resettlement. The judge says that appears to violate the Refugee Act.
Yesterday I continued my fervent support for our nation’s seniors by helping pass out of the House the Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act (H.R. 1230).
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With Speaker Pelosi facing increased backlash from members of her own party, including rank-and-file Democrats, you can't help but wonder who is winning this game that she's playing?
I issued the following statements regarding the start of the second session of the 116th Congress; H.Res. 575, Supporting Security Recommendations for the Development of Next-Generation 5G Technologies; President Trump’s...
Just look at the contrast – while Democrats are trying to remove President Trump from office, President Trump is focused on removing terrorists from the face of the earth.The President had the legal and constitutional...
Recently on the Senate floor, I gave the following remarks after President Trump’s televised address on Iran. Excerpts of my floor remarks are below, and video can be found here. 
As a former CIA officer, cybersecurity entrepreneur and IT Subcommittee Chair, I proudly joined my colleagues yesterday to pass several bills to increase broadband capabilities and ensure the United States continues leading...
Population growth is an ingredient in economic growth. Businesses need customers. The retirees on Social Security and Medicare need current workers to pay taxes to support the programs. And all those empty former...
From fighting to confirm constitutionalist judges and holding Big Tech accountable, to ensuring Texas remains a pillar of America’s defense and reaffirming Texas as America’s leader in space exploration, to strengthening...
As chairman of the Subcommittee on The Constitution, on Wednesday I appeared on Fox News' ‘Hannity' and the Joe Pags Show after the House took a vote to name their impeachment managers and send the Articles of Impeachment to...
This is a top priority for my constituents, who are farmers, ranchers, manufacturers, as well as consumers, whose daily lives are impacted by trade with our neighbors to the north and south, and we'll soon be able to market...
I was presented yesterday with the Waste Warrior Award by the White Coat Waste Project for my steadfast advocacy in Congress to end taxpayer-funded experiments and tests that harm animals.This Congress, I was an original...
A federal judge in Tucson, Arizona, sentenced a Mexican illegal alien who murdered U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry to life in prison without parole. The sentencing follows a conviction by a federal court jury in...
As someone who spent nearly a decade as an undercover officer in the CIA and served in the Middle East, I spoke on the House Floor yesterday regarding the War Powers Resolution being put forward by House Democrats in...
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Immigration legislation requires both parties to pass anything! It also requires a signature from President Trump. Recent bipartisan efforts to pass the Farm Workforce Modernization Act in the House have been successful....
The White House called the initial decision to block on the use of military funds for the boder wall "illegitimate" and hailed the appeals court decision as a victory.
Yesterday, I gave the following remarks in advance of the Senate Finance Committee’s passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Implementation Act. Excerpts of my interview are below, and video can be...
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With the first partisan impeachment vote since the Civil War complete, the spotlight will now shift to the U.S. Senate. Taking part in an impeachment trial is a solemn responsibility, and one I take extraordinarily seriously...
Soldiers, airmen, sailors, and marines regularly put their lives on the line to defend our democracy, and it’s only right they have ample opportunity to fully participate in that democracy. This law will ensure that all...

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