August 17th, 2021
There’s no question that al-Qaida, and ISIS, and other terrorist organizations will use this as an opportunity to reconstitute themselves and be a threat not only in the region, but to the American homeland.
August 16th, 2021
As a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, I took to the Senate floor recently to propose a bill to immediately impose sanctions on The Nord Stream 2 pipeline -- a project that if completed would threaten the...
August 6th, 2021
Vietnam has demonstrated its strategic value in the Indo-Pacific region, and remains a welcome partner in security cooperation. However, the Vietnamese government continues to demonstrate a troubling record in human rights,...
August 2nd, 2021
Despite their original promises not to profit off the vaccines until the pandemic had ended, both companies are now seizing the opportunity to hike prices charged to governments like those in the EU.
July 29th, 2021
American tax dollars should never directly or indirectly support taking of innocent human life through abortion or dehumanizing involuntary sterilizations, neither should they support our enemies.
July 23rd, 2021
I recently questioned the U.S. State Department's Under Secretary for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland on the Biden administration's capitulation to Putin on the Russian pipeline Nord Stream 2, which if completed would...
July 22nd, 2021
U.S. Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and I recently released the following statements after introducing the Taiwan Partnership Act, which would establish a partnership between the U.S. National Guard and Taiwanese...
July 12th, 2021
In 2002 Payá started the Varela Project that sought greater political freedom in Cuba through a peaceful petition drive and referendum process as allowed for in the Cuban constitution.
July 8th, 2021
I recently introduced the EMPOWER NIH Act to provide critical oversight and full transparency of all grantees and subgrantees receiving federal funds for research grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
July 1st, 2021
We will not tolerate an American citizen being used as a political pawn on the global stage, and I will not stop fighting for Trevor until he is safely back on American soil.
August 16th, 2021
The disaster unfolding in Kabul, Afghanistan – as American Humvees, drones, and other assets fall into the hands of the Taliban radicals– is the direct, and predictable, consequence of the incompetence and failed leadership...
August 9th, 2021
This bill will thwart drug cartels and human traffickers who utilize the more than 230 tunnels currently in existence to smuggle narcotics, weapons, and cash back and forth on the border.
August 3rd, 2021
Now more than ever, we must ensure our supply chains are protected. We saw first-hand the effects of supply chain disruptions due to COVID-19 last year, so it is essential we act now to identify vulnerabilities.
July 30th, 2021
The U.S. continues to lead all countries with 30 medals at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. But the country’s most decorated gymnast has exited competition due to stress and concerns over her own well-being.
July 28th, 2021
The nuclear build-up underway by the Chinese Communist Party is unprecedented and makes clear they are deploying nuclear weapons to threaten the United States and our allies.
July 23rd, 2021
The United States and Germany have unveiled an agreement on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline under which Berlin pledged to respond to any attempt by Russia to use energy as a weapon against Ukraine and other Central and...
July 19th, 2021
The United States has long stood for freedom around the world, and it is especially important that we do so now for our neighbors in Cuba.
July 9th, 2021
Taiwan is the tenth largest trading partner of the United States-surpassing more populous nations such as India, France, and Italy-and the eighth largest market for American agricultural products. It embraces high standards...
July 6th, 2021
I joined 40 Members of Congress in sending a letter to Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, urging him to use all diplomatic means to ensure Mr. Paul Rusesabagina’s return to the United States.
June 22nd, 2021
We need to hold the Chinese government accountable for their malicious lies and coverup that allowed the coronavirus to spread across the world. Their actions cost American lives and livelihoods, which is why I'm...