May 20th, 2022
The recent weeks have brought more bad news in our continuing crisis.Let’s review some highlights:Record gas and diesel prices at the pump and in reaction, Biden-Harris canceled lease sales to the Gulf of Mexico and Alaska...
May 11th, 2022
The Biden administration’s assault on oil and gas production began during his campaign when he pledged during the debates: “No more drilling on federal lands. No more drilling, including offshore. No ability for the oil...
May 5th, 2022
By a vote of 86-12, the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved a motion introduced by Senator Cruz which stated that terrorism sanctions on Iran, and specifically on the Central Bank of Iran and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard...
April 20th, 2022
On March 30, 2022, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a 30-page Public Health Determination suspending the use of Title 42 at the border. The pandemic-era policy has been used by both the Trump and...
April 15th, 2022
I announced that I will introduce a Congressional Review Act Joint Resolution of Disapproval (CRA) to prohibit President Biden’s Department of Justice from implementing a new rule to expand firearm definitions. Sens....
April 5th, 2022
This legislation is critical for ensuring steady offshore oil and gas production. Without a renewed plan, there is potential for unnecessary delays, creating significant uncertainty for the offshore oil and gas industries....
March 28th, 2022
With current oil prices per barrel at $112.12 and the Texas average gas price per gallon was $4, up $1.45 since the same day last year, we have an energy problem created by President Biden.
March 16th, 2022
I appeared on The National Desk with Jan Jeffcoat highlighting my bicameral, bipartisan bill to squeeze Russia’s revenue, while warning that higher costs from inflation continue to be passed down to American families.
March 14th, 2022
I issued the following statement after President Biden requested that Congress vote to suspend permanent normal trade relations (PNTR) with Russia.
March 8th, 2022
U.S. leaders on Monday inched closer toward banning Russian oil from the American economy, drawing support from Texas Republicans and Democrats in Washington.
May 18th, 2022
I have written a letter to President Joe Biden calling on his administration to address the baby formula shortage that is hurting Texas and other states around the country.
May 9th, 2022
Fighter jets like the ones I flew in Syria as an Air Force pilot, electric vehicles (EVs), and wind turbines all have one thing in common—they need
April 27th, 2022
After the Biden Administration announced it would appeal the Texas District Court’s ruling that reasserted Congress’s clear writing of the No Surprises Act, I issued the following statement:
April 19th, 2022
Nearly 10 months later, the Biden Administration still does not know what taxpayer data was stolen and leaked to ProPublica last summer. It’s hard to investigate a crime when you don’t know what was stolen.
April 11th, 2022
After the Biden Administration’s Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced its decision to severely restrict coverage of an FDA-approved Alzheimer’s drug – despite repeated and
April 4th, 2022
You can’t fix bad energy policy by releasing oil from our strategic reserve.
March 17th, 2022
Year-over-year increases in wholesale prices jumped the highest in the history of collecting the data, according to a new Producer Price Index (PPI) report from the Department of Labor.
March 16th, 2022
Tuesday, I introduced the Energy Freedom Act, the House companion to Senator Ted Cruz’s bill, which will restore American energy dominance.
March 11th, 2022
I delivered an impassioned speech on the House Floor in defense of American energy producers.
March 8th, 2022
After what many analysts are referring to as the likely last good jobs report for the year, I issued the following statement:February's jobs report is further proof that with emergency COVID jobless benefits ending,...