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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...
I’m grateful to the Trump Administration for taking concrete steps to expand market access and foster free, fair trade for our nation around the globe. This agreement means a great deal to Texas agriculture, especially our...
This week ahead of the United Nations General Assembly, Britain, France, and Germany released a statement blaming Iran for the recent attack on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia. The acknowledgment came despite a campaign of...
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...
The shooting in Hong Kong marks an unacceptable escalation in the Chinese Communist Party's assault on the people of Hong Kong and their peaceful protests against tyranny. 
On Sunday, I had the great honor of joining President Trump in welcoming Prime Minister Modi to the Lone Star State in an event that was appropriately named ‘Howdy Modi.’

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