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Sens. Cruz, Cotton, Tillis Introduce Bill to Eliminate the Office of Financial Research

Bill eliminates burdensome regulation demanding unnecessary federal agency established through Dodd-Frank WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), and Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), this week introduced a bill to eliminate the Office of Financial Research. This bill would take a crucial step forward in eliminating another set of burdensome regulations imposed upon hardworking Americans and small businesses under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The full text of the bill may […]

Sens. Cruz, Cotton, Rep. Gallagher Applaud President Trump for Recognizing Israel’s Sovereignty Over Golan Heights

‘We applaud the president for formally recognizing Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights, an acknowledgement that enhances the national security of both Israel and the United States’ WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following President Trump’s announcement recognizing Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights, U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-Wis.) issued the following statement: “We applaud the president for formally recognizing Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights, an acknowledgement that enhances […]

Sens. Cruz, Cotton, Rep. Gallagher Issue Joint Statement in Response to Established Military Positions in the Golan Heights

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Following news reports that Hezbollah has established military positions in the Golan Heights, U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-Wis.) released the following statement: “Iran and Hezbollah have deployed fighters and terrorists, including those with American blood on their hands, to deepen their hold over the region. This aggression highlights the need for the United States to affirm Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights. Hezbollah’s missile arsenal and terror tunnels pose […]

Sens. Cruz, Cotton, Rep. Gallagher Introduce Resolution Recognizing Israel’s Sovereignty Over Golan Heights

‘It is in the United States national security interest to ensure that Israel retains control of the Golan Heights’ WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-Wisc.) today introduced companion bills establishing that it shall be the policy of the United States to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights. The United States has been committed for over 40 years to ensuring Israel’s security from attacks emanating from across the […]

Sens. Cruz, Cotton, Cornyn, and Rubio Pen Letter Urging President Trump to Send ISIS Fighters to Guantanamo Bay

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), John Cornyn (R-Texas), and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) sent a letter to President Trump urging him to send battle-hardened ISIS fighters currently detained in Syria to Guantanamo Bay. Doing so would prevent these dangerous terrorists from being released to commit further acts of terror. Ten years ago, President Obama signed a misguided executive order ordering the closure of the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay. This […]

Sens. Cruz, Cornyn, Boozman, Cotton, Inhofe, Lankford Pen Letter to General Perna in Support of Red River Army Depot Assignment

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), John Cornyn (R-Texas), John Boozman (R-Ark.), Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), James Inhofe (R-Okla.), and James Lankford (R-Okla.) sent a letter to General Gustave F. Perna to support the Army’s assignment of Red River Army Depot in Texas as the depot source of repair (DSOR) for the Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV) program, which provides enhanced force protection, survivability, mobility, and power generation for the next generation warfighter. “Red River’s technical experts maintained Army […]

Cruz, Cotton, and Inhofe Applaud Addition of Citizenship Question to Census

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, the Commerce Department announced that it would add a new question to the 2020 census asking respondents whether they were citizens of the United States. The news comes after U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), and Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) sent a letter to the Department asking it to add such a question and gather more accurate data on the number of U.S. citizens living in the country. “I applaud Secretary Ross for honoring this request by […]

Sens. Cruz, Toomey, Cotton, Cornyn Introduce Eric’s Law to Provide Justice for Murder Victims  

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined Sens. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.), Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), and John Cornyn (R-Texas) today in introducing Eric’s Law, a bill that aims to deliver justice to victims and their families in federal death penalty cases. The legislation would permit prosecutors to impanel a second jury for sentencing if the first jury fails to reach a unanimous sentencing decision. Eric’s Law is named for Eric Williams, a federal correctional […]

Cornyn, Nelson, Cruz, Cotton, Hatch Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Veterans’ Access to Timely Care

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Veterans’ Health Care Integrity Act ensures the VA will comply with guidelines for appointment scheduling WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Bill Nelson (D-FL) today introduced legislation to improve veterans’ access to timely health care along with Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX), Tom Cotton (R-AR), and Orrin Hatch (R-UT).  The Veterans’ Health Care Integrity Act would ensure the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) complies with its own veteran health care appointment scheduling policies by […]