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This week Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX) and I met with top Mexican government officials to discuss the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).I released the following statement upon completion of the meetings:
The Chinese Communist Party is deepening its campaign to deprive Hong Kong of its freedom and autonomy. The people of Hong Kong have responded with ten weeks of protests, which have been met with more threats and deepening...
As member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, I today issued the following statement in response to reports that the Trump administration intends to continue implementing portions of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of...
As the Lead Republican on the Foreign Affairs Committee and the Chairman Emeritus on the House Homeland Security Committee, I released the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 549, the Venezuela TPS Act,...
Will Hurd
We must make dismantling the infrastructure created by these human smugglers a national security priority. In June, 104,000 people were detained at our border. Almost every one of them had a phone number of a smuggler, a...
I am proud to join my good friend and fellow former CIA officer, the gentlewoman from Virginia, Representative Spanberger, to offer this bipartisan amendment that would direct the intelligence community to prioritize...
Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. surveillance drone Thursday in the Strait of Hormuz, marking the first time the Islamic Republic directly attacked the American military amid tensions over Tehran’s unraveling...
U.S. Sens. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and I this week introduced a bill which would amend the United States-Hong Kong Policy Act of 1992 to require a report on how the People's Republic of China (RPC) exploits Hong Kong to...
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...
America must always stand with the people of China. We must never stop fighting for the democracy so many gave their lives for 30 years ago today.
Today the administration took a critical step toward bolstering the national security of the United States and our longstanding ally Taiwan with the sale of F-16s.
In this audio WWII Veteran Aubrey Farb tells Houston Matters producer Joshua Zinn about his experiences with the Marines before, during, and immediately after Iwo Jima.
Recently on the floor, I discussed the nomination of Ambassador Kelly Knight Craft to be U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. Excerpts of my floor remarks are below, and video can be found here.
As member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, I yesterday issued the following statement in response to reports of a planned Sunday meeting in Vienna aimed at providing Iran with concessions to preserve the Joint...
U.S. Sens. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.), and I recently today sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo asking him to urge his Brazilian and Paraguayan counterparts to designate Hezbollah a...
As a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today I issued the following statement in response to reports that Iran has violated the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA): 
Since 1979, U.S.-Iran relations have been frayed to say the least. The overthrow of the Shah, a sort of U.S. ally, by the radical Islamic clerics was followed by the Iran hostage crisis which ultimately lost Jimmy Carter the...
I led a roundtable with representatives from NGOs, pharmaceuticals, and hospitals. The discussion centered on the current scope of private-sector childhood cancer initiatives in Africa and the opportunities for public-...
In the Senate I have introduced a simple, clear resolution condemning anti-Semitism in all its forms.
In addition to secretly storing blueprints for nuclear weapons and refusing to turn over materials related to their nuclear weapons program, now they have pushed the envelope so far on centrifuges that the cheating can no...

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