August 15th, 2019
The Chinese Communist Party is deepening its campaign to deprive Hong Kong of its freedom and autonomy. The people of Hong Kong have responded with ten weeks of protests, which have been met with more threats and deepening...
June 5th, 2019
America must always stand with the people of China. We must never stop fighting for the democracy so many gave their lives for 30 years ago today.
February 22nd, 2019
The Chinese are shooting themselves in the foot. Previous policies allowed them to ravage the world, not just America. But that came with a price.
November 30th, 2018
I have said for over 20 years that the United States will be at war in the future with both Russia and China. Even more boldly, I’ve suggested when that conflict would take place. Which, on the surface...
September 19th, 2018
Will we ever really know the death toll of the Obama administration?We know they killed 4 Americans in Benghazi. But their careless handling of classified data undoubtedly killed many others.
July 24th, 2018
Today on the floor, I praised the inclusion of legislation to strengthen the foreign investment review process to better protect national security interests in the final version of the National Defense Authorization Act (...
June 29th, 2018
At a recent hearing of the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, on which we both serve, we heard disturbing news about foreign countries’ efforts to steal American technological secrets and scientific...
June 11th, 2018
Recently on the floor, I discussed the potential national security threat China poses to our country through foreign investment. Excerpts of my remarks are below, and video can be found here.
June 6th, 2018
I introduced legislation on June 4th recognizing the 29th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, urging President Trump to pressure China's President Xi Jinping to release artist and activist Liu Xia, and hold Chinese...
April 12th, 2018
As Chairman of the Senate Finance Subcommittee on International Trade, Customs, and Global Competitiveness, I delivered the following opening remarks during a hearing to examine the challenges U.S. businesses, manufacturers...
June 14th, 2019
U.S. Sens. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and I this week introduced a bill which would amend the United States-Hong Kong Policy Act of 1992 to require a report on how the People's Republic of China (RPC) exploits Hong Kong to...
May 20th, 2019
Alphabet Inc’s Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware, software and technical services except those publicly available via open source licensing, a source familiar with the matter...
January 17th, 2019
It’s not surprising when a popular musician sells a concert out in less than fifteen minutes, but would anyone believe a technology conference selling out in just over eleven? That happened th
November 2nd, 2018
There are only two Northern White Rhinos left in the world. These two remarkable creatures live under constant armed security because poachers and terrorists are determined to kill them for their horns. Guarding these rhinos...
August 10th, 2018
I issued the following statement expressing my disappointment in the Trump Administration's decision to include semiconductors in the second round of finalized tariffs on Chinese imports:
July 13th, 2018
I addressed the “Change not Chains” rally to honor Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr. Liu Xiaobo and celebrate the freedom of his wife Liu Xia, who have fought ceaselessly to promote democracy and freedom in China.
June 25th, 2018
The world today is in a new era of great power rivalry. Resurgent Russia and China are challenging U.S. interests across the globe.
June 6th, 2018
The Department of Labor issued a report last week that the unemployment rate dropped to 3.8 percent, the lowest it’s been in 18 years. With almost one million jobs created since the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed into law...
June 5th, 2018
China is a rising power with interests that more often than not come into conflict with our own. As Secretary Mattis identified last year in the National Defense Strategy, we are in a new era of great power rivalry.
April 5th, 2018
A brewing trade war between the United States and China is making Texas cattle ranchers nervous about potential tariffs on their beef exports.