September 21st, 2022
U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Bill Hagerty (R-TN), Deb Fischer (R-NE), and Marco Rubio (R-FL) today introduced the Preventing Adversary Influence, Disinformation and Obscured Foreign...
July 15th, 2022
I applaud the passage of this year’s National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) in the U.S. House of Representatives. This package includes four amendments authored by me. TX-23 is home to critical military installations...
April 11th, 2022
Despite Biden's harsh rhetoric and Ukraine assistance to fight the Russia invasion, we are using Russia as an intermediary in the Iran surrender negotiations.
February 8th, 2022
At a time when Iran is targeting the United States and our allies across the Middle East, the Biden administration is dismantling sanctions to allow them to build up their nuclear program.
February 25th, 2021
As the Biden Administration makes misguided steps to re-enter the Iran Deal, we have to ensure that funds are staying out of the dangerous hands of terrorist organizations.
December 1st, 2020
At least two respected experts say no to resurrecting the Iran deal.
July 22nd, 2020
This week I gave opening remarks for the Foundation for Defense of Democracies virtual event on ‘The Future of Iran.’ During my remarks, I called for collapsing the Iranian regime, following the example of U.S. policy toward...
February 24th, 2020
I have long called for the Financial Action Task Force to reimpose countermeasures against Iran, which are needed to protect the global financial system from Iran's illicit finance, and I applaud the Trump administration...
January 13th, 2020
I issued the following statements regarding the start of the second session of the 116th Congress; H.Res. 575, Supporting Security Recommendations for the Development of Next-Generation 5G Technologies; President Trump’s...
August 25th, 2022
I issued the following statement in response to statements by Biden administration officials that they are prepared to accept Iran’s terms for entering a new nuclear deal:
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...
March 23rd, 2022
A resurrected Iran Deal is a major threat to the U.S., Israel, and our Arab allies. We must pursue policies that keep Americans safe.
December 14th, 2021
Iran appears to be preparing for a space launch as negotiations continue in Vienna over its tattered nuclear deal with world powers, according to an expert and satellite images.
February 10th, 2021
In an extremely rare and possible first, a top Iranian intelligence official has signaled that the Islamic Republic could pursue the production of nuclear weapons "if backed into a corner."
August 21st, 2020
I applaud the Trump administration for taking this final step to terminate the catastrophic Obama-Biden Iran nuclear deal. Iran’s tyrannical and evil regime continues to finance and export terror, endangering the lives of...
April 28th, 2020
As member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, yesterday I issued the following statement in response to media reports that the Trump administration is moving to invoke the snapback mechanism in United Nations Security...
January 14th, 2020
Over the past week, you may have seen news coverage of the death of Qassem Soleimani and escalating tensions between the United States and Iran. The events that have unfolded over the last few weeks have made it even clearer...
January 9th, 2020
Recently on the Senate floor, I gave the following remarks after President Trump’s televised address on Iran. Excerpts of my floor remarks are below, and video can be found here.
January 7th, 2020
Yesterday on Fox News’ The Daily Briefing, I discussed last week’s American military operation in Iran and Speaker Pelosi’s delay in sending Articles of Impeachment to the Senate. Excerpts of my interview are below...