May 21st, 2018
Mike Pompeo ripped into Iran on Monday during his first major speech as secretary of State — and on the heels of President Donald Trump's decision to tear up an Obama-era nuclear deal with the Middle Eastern nation.
May 8th, 2018
The Iran Deal is a deeply flawed agreement. As I have previously said, this deal has an insufficient inspection regime, insufficiently addresses long range ICBM missile development, and is limited to 10 years, giving the...
May 7th, 2018
One would expect President Obama's apologists to call the incredible acquisition of thousands of documents related to the Iranian Nuclear Weapons Program no big deal, but it is a monumental deal.
January 26th, 2018
Iran and North Korea continue to threaten the world with their nuclear ambitions. But they do not just terrorize the international community.Iran and North Korea systematically repress and persecute their own people. We all...
January 16th, 2018
I released the following statement in response to the Administration’s announcement on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA):
January 8th, 2018
Cracks are forming in the iron grip of the Iranian regime. The latest wave of protests sweeping Iran demonstrates yet again that dictatorial regimes are inherently doomed because they lack the enduring consent of the people...
January 3rd, 2018
I issued the following statement in support of the peaceful protestors speaking out against the Iranian regime:
November 9th, 2017
I recently issued the following statement in response to the resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Hariri:
July 26th, 2017
I released the following statement applauding passage of a measure to impose sweeping sanctions on Russia, North Korea, and Iran:
July 11th, 2017
I introduced companion legislation to U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's bipartisan resolution calling for the unconditional release of U.S. citizens and permanent legal residents unjustly detained for political purposes by...
May 16th, 2018
It has been a spectacular week for our nation’s foreign policy. On Wednesday, President Trump and Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, negotiated the return of Americans Kim Dong Chul, Tony Kim, and Kim Hak Song from North Korea...
May 8th, 2018
I’m pleased that the President has ended this dangerous agreement with the world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism, Iran. The Iran Nuclear Deal does nothing to prevent the financing of their global terror network or their...
February 20th, 2018
Venezuela is in deep trouble. Their people are starving, there are riots in the streets, and people are being killed if they resist the communist movement. We read articles about them and feel some remorse for the...
January 25th, 2018
I applaud the recent sanctions applied to Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. But there’s more work to be done.
January 9th, 2018
Last week I introduced S. Res. 367, a bipartisan resolution condemning the government of Iran for its violence against demonstrators and calling for peaceful resolution to the concerns of the citizens of Iran. Sens.
January 5th, 2018
Wednesday I appeared on KTSA’s Jack Riccardi Show, where I discussed the major, historic tax reform legislation President Trump recently signed into law, the growing threat of a nuclear North Korea, and the recent protests...
January 3rd, 2018
I released the following statement after Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei blamed Iran’s “enemies” for protests against the Iranian government:
October 24th, 2017
I recently issued the following statement regarding the situation involving the Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government and the Government of Iraq:
July 20th, 2017
I released the following statement following President Donald Trump’s recertification of the Iran Nuclear Deal:
June 13th, 2017
Today on the Senate floor, I addressed the Iran Sanctions legislation the Senate is considering this week. Excerpts of my remarks are below, and video of my remarks can be found here.