April 12th, 2018
As Chairman of the Senate Finance Subcommittee on International Trade, Customs, and Global Competitiveness, I delivered the following opening remarks during a hearing to examine the challenges U.S. businesses, manufacturers...
April 9th, 2018
Caring for migrants and the poor is as holy a pursuit as opposing abortion, Pope Francis declared in a major document issued by the Vatican on Monday morning.
April 4th, 2018
Colombia recently deployed 3,000 troops along its border with Venezuela to control the influx of more than 250,000 refugees fleeing that failing socia
March 30th, 2018
1 Peter 2:24 “He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed.”
March 29th, 2018
The new U.S.-South Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS) is good for the American economy, good for American workers, and good for the U.S.-South Korean alliance. Under the updated trade pact, the U.S.
March 20th, 2018
Recently, a bipartisan group of House members introduced legislation to promote more effective development in fragile and unstable countries, addressing the conditions that create safe havens for terrorists, criminal...
March 13th, 2018
During the fanfare of last month’s Winter Olympic Games in South Korea, the world watched with enthusiasm as athletes from the two Koreas marched together in a rare display of unity. The occasion was undoubtedly a welcome...
February 2nd, 2018
In 1949, the Jewish people declared Jerusalem the capital of their reborn nation. As Israel’s first prime minister, David Ben-Gurion, announced: “There has always been and always will be one capital only – Jerusalem the...
January 25th, 2018
Since the Hudson Institute's establishment under Herman Kahn in 1961, it emerged during the Cold War as a leading voice against the irrational madness of Mutually Assured Destruction (MAD).
January 16th, 2018
I released the following statement in response to the Administration’s announcement on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA):
April 11th, 2018
Last week Bill Keating (MA-09), the Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade and Ranking Member, and I introduced House Resolution 810 to reaffirm the vital importance of the US-...
April 5th, 2018
A brewing trade war between the United States and China is making Texas cattle ranchers nervous about potential tariffs on their beef exports.
April 1st, 2018
The Holy Land is a mystery to unbelievers and I might add to some believers. Jerusalem where Jesus walked the land gives testimony to those that doubt or refuse to believe in the crucifixion. Going to the Holy Land has...
March 30th, 2018
U.S. Senators James Inhofe (R-OK) and I sent a letter to President Trump urging the Administration to honor our commitments under the Taiwan Relations Act and support the procurement of the F-35 fighter to aid in...
March 27th, 2018
It is impossible to go to the Holy Land Seeking Jesus and not visit the Church of the Holy Sepulcher that is inside the Old Walls of Jerusalem. The church location has a history of being destroyed and rebuilt and is located...
March 16th, 2018
Since Russia’s seizure of Crimea in early 2014, American and European efforts to resolve the standoff in Ukraine and reverse Russian aggression have failed. Despite talks, sanctions, and repeated ceasefire agreements,...
February 19th, 2018
I am encouraged by recent news that Saudi Arabia has decided to give up control of Belgium’s largest mosque that has long been suspected of radicalizing European Muslims. Although Saudi Arabia is a U.S ally in the fight...
January 25th, 2018
I applaud the recent sanctions applied to Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. But there’s more work to be done.
January 18th, 2018
I penned an op-ed for The Washington Post urging the administration to enforce economic sanctions on both North Korean and third-party entities.
January 9th, 2018
The rival Koreas took steps toward reducing their bitter animosity during rare talks Tuesday, as North Korea agreed to send a delegation to next month’s Winter Olympics in South Korea, hold talks on reducing tension along...