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:
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.
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.
July 28th, 2021
The nuclear build-up underway by the Chinese Communist Party is unprecedented and makes clear they are deploying nuclear weapons to threaten the United States and our allies.
February 12th, 2021
This is not the time to enter a costly arms race, or relinquish our negotiating leverage. American leadership has never been more important.
February 4th, 2021
While our adversaries in Moscow and Beijing modernize and add to their nuclear stockpiles with no signs of slowing down, America must not be caught flat-footed. These amendments will make sure the United States maintains a...
December 27th, 2019
A new intercontinental weapon that can fly 27 times the speed of sound became operational Friday, Russia’s defense minister reported to President Vladimir Putin, bolstering the country’s nuclear strike capability.
April 22nd, 2019
This decision will deprive the Ayatollahs of billions of dollars that they would have spent undermining the security of the United States and our allies, building up Iran's nuclear and ballistic missile programs, and...
November 5th, 2018
Since 2014, the Russian Federation has been in violation of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. Despite four years of patience and asking nicely, the Kremlin doubled-down on its aggressive development of...
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 25th, 2022
North Korea conducted what is thought to be its largest intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test ever on Thursday, the South Korean and Japanese militaries said, marking a dramatic end to a self-imposed moratorium on...
October 5th, 2021
I recently spoke on the Floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in support of the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent program and the W87-1 warhead, which will be assembled at Pantex in Amarillo, Texas.
June 16th, 2021
Yesterday at a House Armed Services Committee Budget Hearing on the Navy Fiscal Year 2022 Budget, I pressed Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Harker on why he signed a recent memo that calls for the Navy to “Defund Sea-...
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."
December 1st, 2020
At least two respected experts say no to resurrecting the Iran deal.
June 20th, 2019
Since 1979, U.S.-Iran relations have been frayed to say the least. The overthrow of the Shah, a sort of U.S. ally, by the radical Islamic clerics was followed by the Iran hostage crisis which ultimately lost Jimmy Carter the...
November 8th, 2018
President Trump's decision to restore all sanctions on Iran that had been removed under the terrible nuclear deal is to be applauded. We now know that despite the Obama Administration's attempts to appease the mullahs in...
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.
May 24th, 2018
Pompeo’s vision for Iran is the world’s vision for Iran. And he hinted at regime change.