October 19th, 2020
Recently on Fox News’ Special Report with Bret Baier, I discussed the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court, the Judiciary Committee’s response to recent accusations of social media...
October 13th, 2020
As Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, I yesterday gave my opening statement on the first day of the Supreme Court confirmation hearing for Judge Amy Coney Barrett.
October 12th, 2020
The Senate Judiciary Committee begins up to four days of hearings Monday on President Trump’s nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court.
September 23rd, 2020
As a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, I yesterday on the Senate floor objected to Sen. Chuck Schumer's amended resolution after Senate Republicans introduced a resolution commemorating the life and service of...
September 11th, 2020
It's humbling and an immense honor to be considered for the Supreme Court.
September 5th, 2018
Judge Brett Kavanaugh promised to serve as an independent justice if confirmed to the Supreme Court, as he sparred with Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday about his views and past work for former...
July 10th, 2018
After President Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to serve as an Associate Justice on the United States Supreme Court, Congressmen Kevin Brady, Lamar Smith, and Pete Sessions released the following statements.
July 6th, 2018
I penned an op-ed for Fox News expressing my support for the nomination of Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) to the U.S. Supreme Court. In the op-ed, I highlight Sen. Lee's track record of success and proven dedication to the U.S.
June 27th, 2018
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy said on Wednesday he plans to retire after three decades as a pivotal vote on the highest U.S. judicial body, giving President Donald Trump an opportunity to make the court more firmly...
January 2nd, 2018
I authored the following Op-Ed highlighting Republican accomplishments in the first year of the 115th Congress and the new Administration: How Republicans in Congress Made Great Strides in 2017Sen. John...
October 14th, 2020
Today on Fox News’ Fox and Friends, I discussed the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing on the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court and COVID-19 precautions in place in the hearing room...
October 13th, 2020
Yesterday I delivered the following opening remarks during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court.
October 12th, 2020
I think we’re going to have a full and fair hearing and it’s going to be an opportunity to consider Judge Barrett’s qualifications. I hope it doesn’t go down the road it went last time. I hope we don’t see Senate Democrats...
September 14th, 2020
"It is deeply honoring, it’s humbling to be included in the list … but it’s not the desire of my heart. I want to be in the political fight."
September 7th, 2018
MEDIA PRAISES KAVANAUGH’S HEARING PERFORMANCE
July 11th, 2018
Following President Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court last night, I discussed the Senate’s confirmation process moving forward on the Senate floor. Excerpts of my floor remarks are below, and...
July 9th, 2018
The president is expected to unveil his choice from the White House at 9 p.m. EDT.
June 29th, 2018
Yesterday on the floor, I highlighted the standard of confirming Supreme Court Justices during mid-term election years by former President Obama. Excerpts of my floor remarks are below, and video can be found here.
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...
June 26th, 2013
This morning, while reading the news about the Supreme Court (SCOTUS) decision overturning parts of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), I received a "National Action Alert" from the non-partisan organization, National Write...