A strong national defense is vital in a post-9/11 world. That includes comprehensive border security. In keeping us safe, the government may be tempted to overreach in ways disturbing to those of us who value our liberty above all else. Spying on Americans in the name of security is unacceptable. Finding the right balance between our national security and our freedoms is essential in keeping Americans safe from terrorists who want to kill us because they hate our way of life.
March 29th, 2023
Congressman Tony Gonzales Meets with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to Discuss Mutual Security and Economic Challenges
U.S. Congressman Tony Gonzales (TX-23) returned to the US March 20th after visiting with intelligence, drug enforcement, and government officials in Mexico on a bipartisan Congressional Delegation led by Senator John Cornyn...
March 21st, 2023
You have probably seen the video footage of a Russian fighter jet colliding with a USAF MQ-9 Reaper Drone over the Black Sea. This aggressive and brazen act was obviously on purpose, as these drones only maneuver 30 to 40...
March 10th, 2023
Rep. Chip Roy (TX-21) addressed the House chamber Wednesday ahead of the House’s vote on H. Con. Res. 21 addressing American War Powers in Syria.Footage of the full speech can be found here, and a transcript is below:
March 3rd, 2023
On the floor, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) discussed his upcoming trip to McAllen, Texas with Senate Minority Whip John Thune (R-SD) and Senators Roger Wicker (R-MS), Deb Fischer (R-NE), Katie Britt (R-AL), and Pete...
February 23rd, 2023
The total number of encounters along the southwest (SW) border with Mexico dropped by 37.9 percent in the month following President Biden’s new immigration and border plan. President Biden framed his plan as an immigration...
February 20th, 2023
This week we discovered that the CCP's spy balloon likely contained American-made parts.
February 13th, 2023
This week, the House unanimously passed a resolution introduced by Congressman Michael McCaul (R-Texas) condemning the Chinese Communist Party for their spy balloon. Rep.
February 3rd, 2023
Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) led his House colleagues in the introduction of the Prohibition of Agricultural Land for the People’s Republic of China Act.
January 31st, 2023
January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month, a time to spread awareness about this horrific form of modern day slavery and how we can stop it.
January 11th, 2023
On National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, Representative Jodey Arrington (TX-19) reintroduced two pieces of legislation in the House of Representatives that would protect law enforcement and hold rioters accountable....
March 29th, 2023
Congressman Troy E. Nehls (R-TX-22) authored an op-ed for The Hill, addressing the financial struggles of Medal of Honor recipients.
March 14th, 2023
In response to U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm’s recent pro-China comments, Rep.
March 7th, 2023
On the floor, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) called on President Biden to enforce the nation’s existing immigration laws and recapped his recent trip to McAllen, Texas with Senate Minority Whip John Thune (R-SD) and...
March 2nd, 2023
Rep. August Pfluger (TX-11) introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation to train Israeli pilots to operate KC-46 refueling aircraft before Israel receives its KC-46s from the United States in 2025. This early training will...
February 22nd, 2023
On Wednesday I met with the Energy & Commerce Committee in McAllen to examine the public health crisis at the southern border and the flow of illicit fentanyl into our communities. Fentanyl kills more young Americans...
February 14th, 2023
Sens. Cruz, Colleagues, Introduce Bill To Block China, Other Adversaries From Purchasing Land Near U.S. Military Installations
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee today reintroduced theProtecting Military Installations and Ranges Act, a bill to stop adversaries from acquiring land near military...
February 10th, 2023
This week, U.S.
February 1st, 2023
On the floor, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) discussed the tragic death of 29-year-old Tyre Nichols, who was brutally beaten by several Memphis police officers, and urged the Department of Justice to quickly implement his ...
January 12th, 2023
Congressman Sessions (TX-17) voted in favor of H.Res.11- Establishing the Select Committee on the Strategic Competition Between the United States and the Chinese Communist Party.
January 9th, 2023