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American technology should not be used for the oppression of ethnic minority groups by foreign governments, and this legislation would ensure that the United States has no part in these despicable practices.
For thousands of years, taxation has shaped history both openly and in ways that are more obscure. Dominic Frisby takes us through a whirlwind tour of the history of taxation, full of outrage and insight, and stories even...
As member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, I along with Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), introduced a bill last week that would require the administration to revoke civil nuclear waivers...
Earlier this year the U.S. Senate passed our Resolution recognizing the achievements of Bolivia's first indigenous president, but also warning about unchecked power and the dismantling of democratic institutions. We also...
I released the following statements regarding the recent successful raids which eliminated ISIS leaders; and H. Res. 660, the House Democrats’ sham impeachment inquiry resolution:
This week, under pressure from German Chancellor Merkel, Denmark announced they'll allow the construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline through their territorial waters. This move clears the way for Putin and Merkel to...
Today, there is less evil in the world as a result of the successful military operation to eliminate the leader of ISIS, ordered by President Trump and carried out by our brave men and women in uniform. The operation is a...
This week, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) proudly joined his colleagues to pass three bipartisan measures that support freedom and autonomy for the people of Hong Kong and condemn the interference of the Chinese...
As member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, on Sunday I concluded my weeklong Indo-Pacific tour with a visit to Hong Kong, where I met with pro-democracy activists, dissidents, and protest leaders and expressed my...
As member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, on Wednesday I continued my Indo-Pacific tour with a visit to Taiwan. There, I met with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen and participated in Taiwan's National Day ceremony as...
Matthew Soerens
What does the Bible say about immigrants, and how does it apply to discussions around immigration policy in the US today? In an interview with TexasGOPVote, Matthew Soerens, National Coordinator of the Evangelical...
Iranian officials took unprecedented action to silence and oppress the Iranian people – unleashing security forces and shutting down the Internet to hide police brutality – after widespread protests broke out against to the...
I have always described Turkey as an ally - a deeply problematic ally, but an ally nonetheless, in a very troubled region of the world. 
As member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, I, along with Sens. Edward Markey (D-Mass.), and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) introduced a resolution calling on the Cambodian government, led by Prime Minister Hun Sen, to allow...
I recently sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative, Ambassador Robert Lighthizer, urging him to remove language in U.S. trade agreements similar to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which provides "near -...
None of this is true. I have never in my life met anyone who thinks “people exist to serve the market” and that if they cannot be profitable “their life has no value.”
On Wednesday I applauded the courage of Shaquille O'Neal and Quentin Tarantino, who this week stood up against the Chinese Communist Party's efforts to censor the American people.
The U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia announced charges against the operator of the world’s “largest child sexual exploitation market” and hundreds of others in the U.S. and abroad. South Korean officials seized the...
As member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, I yesterday appeared on CBS's ‘Face the Nation' with Margaret Brennan from Hong Kong, where I discussed my weeklong ‘Friends & Allies' tour through the Indo-Pacific to...
As member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, on Tuesday I continued my Indo-Pacific tour with a visit to Tokyo where I met with Prime Minister Shinzō Abe and Defense Minister Taro Kono. Still photos of my visit are...

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