August 26th, 2020
With political conventions wrapping up, it’s important for American voters to understand our national security is at stake. The presidential candidate who wins the November 3rd election must recognize and respond to a...
August 14th, 2020
Following the announcement yesterday that President Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab...
August 7th, 2020
America is home to some of the best and brightest minds, so we should enable those minds to discover and develop ‘the next big thing’ in AI in order to help the U.S. to keep its competitive advantage.
August 3rd, 2020
Last week, Secretary Pompeo gave a speech at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library outlining the Trump Administration’s policy toward China, and the efforts to contain and defeat their malicious influence on the United...
July 13th, 2020
Today, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) announced sanctions against several U.S. officials, including me, member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, for speaking out against the horrific human rights abuses occurring...
May 29th, 2020
As a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today I called on Attorney General Bill Barr and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to investigate Twitter for willfully violating American san
May 20th, 2020
As member of the House Appropriations and Intelligence Committees, I today sent letters to every member nation of the World Health Organization (WHO) with U.S.-relations to request support in getting answers from WHO on its...
May 4th, 2020
Science is not a neat set of infallible statements but an ongoing search for the truth. “The Science(TM)” has been all over the place in this crisis: how the virus spreads and doesn’t spread, the role of children (do they...
April 13th, 2020
We are reaching a point in our history that those rights are under the greatest threat in the last 200+ years. But still, you are much better off than the average citizen in China.
April 7th, 2020
China should not occupy a position of prestige or influence on the UN Human Rights Council while it engages in human rights violations of the worst kind both at home and abroad.
August 18th, 2020
Thousands packed into a water park over the weekend in the Chinese city of Wuhan -- the first epicenter of the novel coronavirus that quickly swept the globe earlier this year.
August 11th, 2020
The vaccine still has to complete final trials, raising concerns among some experts at the speed of its approval, but the Russian business conglomerate Sistema has said it expects to put it into mass production by the end of...
August 6th, 2020
Trevor Reed has been detained for far too long, for trumped-up charges that current evidence on file does not support. I cannot imagine what Trevor and his family are going through, and I call on the Russian government to...
July 22nd, 2020
This week I gave opening remarks for the Foundation for Defense of Democracies virtual event on ‘The Future of Iran.’ During my remarks, I called for collapsing the Iranian regime, following the example of U.S. policy toward...
July 1st, 2020
America’s economy will only grow stronger now that USMCA goes into effect this week. This trade deal will help Texas farmers, small businesses and manufacturers. The promise of increased free trade in our region will help us...
May 22nd, 2020
For too many years Russia has failed to live up to its commitments while we continued to act in good faith, fitting a broader pattern of bad behavior from the Putin Regime.
May 13th, 2020
How far will the Chinese government go to make its economy the most influential in the world? That’s a question national security experts have been discussing for years, and we now know.
April 28th, 2020
As member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, yesterday I issued the following statement in response to media reports that the Trump administration is moving to invoke the snapback mechanism in United Nations Security...
April 10th, 2020
The OPEC oil cartel and nations including Russia have agreed to boost oil prices by cutting as much as 10 million barrels a day in production. Even more countries, including the United States, were discussing Friday their...
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.