March 12th, 2020
The moves announced Wednesday came as the White House and Congress worked on economic proposals to contain the fallout from the coronavirus.
March 9th, 2020
Oil prices dropped as much as 30% following the unexpected Saudi decision to cut prices and boost production. The move reflects the uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus and its economic effects.
March 3rd, 2020
I joined over 20 of my colleagues in a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, requesting assurances that a potential U.S. agreement with the Taliban would not jeopardize our security or...
February 20th, 2020
As a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, I recently issued the following statement in response to the publication by the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights of its database listing...
February 3rd, 2020
This week, President Trump signed the USMCA. This is a big win for Texas farmers, ranchers, workers, manufacturers, and businesses. Thanks to President Trump’s leadership, we will finally modernize and rebalance our trade...
January 24th, 2020
Millions of Vietnamese - including those in Texas - gather with close family to honor their ancestors and celebrate new life. The old and young come together for traditions and games, homemade food and a clean home.
January 22nd, 2020
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials implemented “enhanced health screening” for travelers arriving at key U.S. airports from Wuhan, China. The action by CBP officials follows the first confirmed case of...
January 15th, 2020
Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed constitutional changes on Wednesday that would give him leeway to extend his grip on power after leaving the presidency, and picked a new prime minister after Dmitry Medvedev and his...
January 13th, 2020
It used to be said that partisanship stops at the border, implying unity in foreign affairs. No more, as for Democrats it doesn't matter what President Trump does, it's wrong, it's stupid, he is out of control and is a...
January 8th, 2020
We reaffirm our support for Venezuela’s constitutionally legitimate government led by Interim President Juan Guaidó and the democratically elected National Assembly.
March 10th, 2020
When women are empowered to be active participants in their community, economy and society, countries are more stable and prosperous. Our legislation will build on the tremendous success of the Administration’s W-GDP...
March 4th, 2020
I recently participated in a panel at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Conference to discuss my strong support of the U.S.-Israel relationship and bipartisan work on the House Foreign Affairs Committee....
February 24th, 2020
I have long called for the Financial Action Task Force to reimpose countermeasures against Iran, which are needed to protect the global financial system from Iran's illicit finance, and I applaud the Trump administration...
February 19th, 2020
The lack of government transparency from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in dealing with the coronavirus global public health emergency is contributing to the international community’s inability to resolve the crisis.
January 28th, 2020
Today's decision by the British government is deeply unfortunate and will endanger the national security of Britain, as well as the United States, and our allies, for generations to come.
January 23rd, 2020
HOUSTON, Texas — A physician tasked with developing a vaccine for the prevention of coronavirus-type illnesses says this latest virus is the third variant since 2002. The doctor expressed concern about the frequency of new...
January 20th, 2020
The government of Mexico is offering about 4,000 jobs to caravan migrants from Honduras who are currently attempting to make their way through Guatemala.
January 14th, 2020
Over the past week, you may have seen news coverage of the death of Qassem Soleimani and escalating tensions between the United States and Iran. The events that have unfolded over the last few weeks have made it even clearer...
January 9th, 2020
President Trump didn’t mince words: Obama is to blame for Iran’s extended reign of terror. Unlike his predecessors, President Trump isn’t afraid to attack Obama for his policies.
January 7th, 2020
Yesterday on Fox News’ The Daily Briefing, I discussed last week’s American military operation in Iran and Speaker Pelosi’s delay in sending Articles of Impeachment to the Senate. Excerpts of my interview are below...