February 20th, 2020
As a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, I recently issued the following statement in response to the publication by the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights of its database listing...
May 22nd, 2019
We must work together to shut the backdoor of illegal immigration so that we can keep open the front door of legal immigration. This will protect American wages and strengthen our workforce, and I support President Trump’s...
May 20th, 2019
The United States is a critical partner in a violent and turbulent region and we must stand with Israel against rising antisemitism around the world.
May 16th, 2019
The BDS movement wages economic war against our friend and ally Israel, as well as all people of Jewish faith. The recent anti-Semitic and anti-Israel rhetoric coming from some of my Democratic colleagues is not just hateful...
April 19th, 2019
Deepening Israel's sovereignty and control over the Golan Heights is in America's national security interest.
February 27th, 2019
U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-Wisc.) and I recently introduced companion bills establishing that it shall be the policy of the United States to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights....
December 19th, 2018
The terrorist group Hezbollah and their Iranian patrons are preparing for war against our Israeli allies. We know this because Israel discovered at least two tunnels crossing into their territory from Lebanon. These tunnels...
May 17th, 2018
For over 3,000 years, the official capital of Israel has been Jerusalem, no matter what the Palestinians say.
April 19th, 2018
Yesterday I delivered a floor speech recognizing the 70th anniversary of Israel’s Independence Day.Watch my floor speech in its entirety here. The full text of my remarks is below:
February 2nd, 2018
In 1949, the Jewish people declared Jerusalem the capital of their reborn nation. As Israel’s first prime minister, David Ben-Gurion, announced: “There has always been and always will be one capital only – Jerusalem the...
June 10th, 2019
In the Senate I have introduced a simple, clear resolution condemning anti-Semitism in all its forms.
May 21st, 2019
The conflict in Syria is complicated, and the potential solutions are not perfect, but our only choice is to advance policies that can stop the growing threats to U.S. interests, Israel, and regional security and stability...
May 20th, 2019
I issued the following statements regarding H.R. 5, the Equality Act; H.R.
May 7th, 2019
On the weekend of May 4th, Hamas and other terrorist groups fired more than 600 rockets into Israel from the Gaza strip. Their aim is to kill innocent civilians and sow chaos. But the Israelis have remained strong, and I am...
March 4th, 2019
Airbnb, a home-sharing app that offers an alternative to traditional hotels, is in trouble with the state because it refuses to list Israeli-owned rentals in Israel's West Bank.
February 11th, 2019
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...
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...
May 15th, 2018
As a result of Republican leadership we have been able to roll back thousands of pages of Obama-era regulations. We have effectively used the Congressional Review Act process to cut through eight years of red tape that...
April 1st, 2018
The Holy Land is a mystery to unbelievers and I might add to some believers. Jerusalem where Jesus walked the land gives testimony to those that doubt or refuse to believe in the crucifixion. Going to the Holy Land has...
December 27th, 2017
Jerusalem is the capital of Israel and the U.S. will move its embassy there just like we do in every country in the world that we have relations with. Russia took the step of recognizing this fact last spring.