116th Congress

What is happening at our border is a significant problem – 400,000 people attempted to come into our country illegally last year and over $67 billion worth of illegal drugs flowed into our communities. It’s 2019 and we still...
Early in the 1950s, the average American typically made purchases with cash.  If they wanted to buy Christmas presents, they used layaway plans.  (Make the purchase in a store, make a down payment, and then make...
taxes
Most American families live paycheck-to-paycheck. They need tax relief now, which is why 90 percent of workers started seeing their tax cut in their paychecks starting last February.
Human trafficking is the barbaric practice of profiting in people, a form of slavery we assumed had been assigned to the ash heap of history. Sadly, today nearly 25 million people around the world are victims of trafficking...
donald trump rose garden
A few hours ago, President Trump signed a funding package that was passed by both chambers of Congress to avert another government shutdown.
President Trump -- dissatisfied with the funding Congress is providing him for barriers at the southern border -- has signed a bill to fund the government and a national emergency declaration to free up more funds to build...
National Immigration Forum - While you were sleeping, the House released its 1,159-page spending bill, which includes $1.375 billion for 55 miles of new border fencing and language to limit detention capacity by U.S.
veterans childcare
This past week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 840, the Veterans' Access to Child Care Act.
Educational opportunities are not limited just to what kids learn in the classroom. Services such as counseling, mentorship, tutoring and financial assistance are equally vital to ensuring students’ success.
The Senate passed the Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act on February 5th. We face a myriad of challenges in the Middle East, which is why it is more important than ever that we support our...
Priorities reveal everything. HR 1 is reserved each session of Congress by the majority party for the biggest change they champion for America.
I issued the following statements regarding my votes against H.J. Res. 46 – Relating to a national emergency declared by the President, H.R.
During my time in Congress, I have worked tirelessly to secure our porous southern border and close the legal loopholes of our broken immigration system. As a Texan and former Chairman of the Homeland Security Committee, I...
Last week I introduced the George H.W. Bush and Barbara Bush Coin Act to authorize the immediate issuance of coins honoring President George H.W. Bush and First Lady Barbara Bush.
With Democrats and Republicans locked in a staring contest over border security, there’s a solution here that secures the border and won’t cost the taxpayers one dime: Let’s build a wall, and make El Chapo pay for it.
Significant uncertainty exists about the future of the trilateral trade relationship between the United States, Mexico and Canada. NAFTA created one of the world’s largest free trade areas and has had undeniable benefits to...
I have called upon his Senate colleagues to pass the EL CHAPO Act to secure funding to build a wall following the conviction of Mexican drug lord Joaquín Guzmán Loera, aka ‘El Chapo,’ on all 10 federal criminal counts...
green card
In last week’s State of the Union address, President Trump said that he wanted to allow in more legal immigrants and to improve the system. The United States’ immigration system favors family reunification, even in the so-...
I spoke on the Senate floor about the Texas provisions in the bipartisan Natural Resources Management Act that will restore local control of land in Fannin County and provide certainty to landowners along the Red River.  ...
Many Texans struggle every day to afford lifesaving prescription drugs - not because they aren’t widely available, but because cost often prohibits access.

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