May 24th, 2022
Japan scrambled jets after Russian and Chinese warplanes neared its airspace during a visit by U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday, with Tokyo conveying "grave concerns" about what it saw as a provocative move timed to...
May 19th, 2022
I gave a floor speech Wednesday explaining why I am voting this week for the Senate’s Ukraine aid bill.I gave several key reasons why a vote for Ukrainian aid is in America’s best interests:
May 9th, 2022
According to the limited details of intelligence provided to the Ukrainians, The New York Times reports that "The United States has focused on providing the location and other details about the Russian military’s...
May 3rd, 2022
It seems the way the U.S. has operated under President Biden, we talk big, but have limited the supply of necessary arms.
April 8th, 2022
Thursday, I delivered remarks on the House floor in support of the Suspending Normal Trade Relations with Russia and Belarus Act and the Ending Importation of Russian Oil Act.
April 1st, 2022
Last week, I joined six of my colleagues on a bipartisan congressional delegation (CODEL) to Eastern Europe. We traveled to the region to observe the humanitarian crisis being created by Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine...
March 29th, 2022
I recently joined Sen. Mike Lee (Utah) and 38 of our Republican colleagues in the House and Senate to formally pressure the State Department to assist American families in the midst of adopting Ukrainian orphans.
March 24th, 2022
Poland, Germany, and really all of our NATO allies in Europe have been heroic in their response. It was heartwarming to see how they have opened their hearts, doors, and homes to the women and children, the elderly and...
March 21st, 2022
President Zelenskyy’s powerful remarks to Congress only strengthened our resolve to further isolate and weaken Putin. This legislation builds on last week’s energy import ban to inflict even greater economic pain on the...
March 8th, 2022
Ukraine, its people, and its leaders will not survive if we settle for half-measures and delay.
May 24th, 2022
Thursday night, I joined Tucker Carlson on Fox News to call out Congress for passing a bill that sends 40 billion dollars to Ukraine without serious debate — and while ignoring the American people suffering from inflation....
May 18th, 2022
On the floor, I discussed last week’s congressional delegation trip to Ukraine, Sweden, and Finland, and how the U.S. benefits from helping Ukraine. Excerpts of my remarks are below, and video can be found here.
May 2nd, 2022
Ben Cardin (D-MD), Roger Wicker (R-MS), and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), and I released the following statements after the House of Representatives passed their Ukraine Democracy Defense Lend-Lease Act, which would...
April 7th, 2022
Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) and I released the following statements after our Ukraine Democracy Defense Lend-Lease Act, a bill to authorize the President to enter into lend-lease agreements with Ukraine to provide...
March 29th, 2022
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Tuesday said the signals from peace talks with Russia could be called positive but added that they did not drown out the explosions from Russian shells.
March 25th, 2022
The ban on importing Russian oil from last week covers about 60 percent of what we buy from Russia. The rest of it is covered in these normal trading relationships.
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.
March 17th, 2022
The United States and Congress will be pivotal in turning the tide of this war and we must move forward with unwavering support for Ukraine.