Sens. Cruz, Perdue, Rubio Introduce Iranian Proxies Terrorist Sanctions Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), David Perdue (R-Ga.), and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) are taking action to sanction two Iranian-controlled militias in Iraq and Syria. This week, the Senators introduced the Iranian Proxies Terrorist Sanctions Act following recently declassified reports that Iran provided ballistic missiles and funding for terrorist activities to two Shi’ite proxies, Asaib Ahl al-Haq and Harakat Hezbollah al Nujaba. “The Obama Iran deal gave the Ayatollahs the resources to expand across the Middle East and created an incentive […]

Sens. Cruz, Perdue, and Colleagues Petition Majority Leader McConnell for Expedited Floor Proceedings Before the End of the Fiscal Year 

‘We stand ready to work Mondays and Fridays, nights as well as weekends, to ensure the funding process is not used to jam the President with a bad spending deal’ WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined Sens. David Perdue (R-Ga.), Bill Cassidy (R-La.), Steve Daines (R-Mont.), Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), Dean Heller (R-Nev.), Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), John Kennedy (R-La.), James Lankford (R-Okla.), Mike Lee (R-Utah), Mike Rounds (R-S.D.), Ben Sasse […]

Sens. Cruz, Perdue, and Rep. Williams Introduce Bill to Strengthen Congressional Oversight of Iran’s Access to Global Financial System

Bill protects integrity of U.S. financial institutions, strengthens U.S. national security WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), David Perdue (R-Ga.), and U.S. Rep. Roger Williams (R-Texas) introduced the Strengthening Oversight of Iran’s Access to Finance Act, which requires the Treasury Secretary to submit a report to Congress regarding financial transactions authorized in connection with commercial passenger aircrafts sales to Iran. “I’m glad to introduce this legislation with Senator Perdue. Without due diligence, we […]