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Sec. Blinken Admits Under Sen. Cruz Questioning: Biden Admin Gave Lists of Americans to Taliban & Facilitated Trafficking of Child Brides to U.S.

Senator Ted Cruz

‘Not only did you fail to evacuate Americans and green card holders who were there, but you also brought in tens of thousands of Afghans who had wholly inadequate vetting, bringing many of them to the United States’ U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today questioned U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on President Biden and his administration’s catastrophic withdrawal from Afghanistan. Sen. Cruz first questioned Sec. Blinken about reports […]

Sen. Cruz for RealClearPolitics: Admin Imports Humanitarian Crisis

Senator Ted Cruz

In advance of Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), a member of the Committee, today penned an op-ed for RealClearPolitics on the acute security, public health, and humanitarian crisis created by President Biden’s catastrophic withdrawal from Afghanistan. In the op-ed, Sen. Cruz wrote: “Two weeks ago, I toured housing that’s being built at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas. The camp will house up […]

Sen. Cruz on the Senate Floor: Joe Biden ‘Trying To Play A Blame Game’ In Desperate Attempt To Deflect Blame From His Afghanistan Catastrophe

Senator Ted Cruz

‘It’s difficult to believe that even my Democratic colleagues believe, political talking points notwithstanding, how, for instance, the Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs could have stopped President Biden from gift wrapping Bagram Airfield and giving it to the Taliban’ U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, took to the Senate floor this week to prevent an effort by Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) to circumvent floor debate on one of President Biden’s […]

Attorney General Paxton Joins 23-States to Combat Federal Takeover of States’ Elections

Attorney General Ken Paxton

In a letter to congressional leaders, Attorney General Ken Paxton and 22 other attorneys general warn that a reckless piece of legislation under consideration on Capitol Hill would essentially establish the U.S. Department of Justice as a national election czar dictating to states exactly how they must administer their elections. The letter opposing the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act — or HR 4 — is led by Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita. Already passed […]

Sens. Cruz, Toomey Outline Conditions for Dropping Objections to Biden Admin Nominees Related To Nord Stream 2

Senator Ted Cruz

‘These positions have been conveyed to the Biden administration in granular detail’ U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) today called on President Biden to impose sanctions on Nord Stream 2 AG, the company responsible for the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, pursuant to and as mandated by the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA). Sen. Cruz has committed to using all of his leverage and […]

Prayer Ceremony Held to Honor Our 9:11 Heroes

This prayer ceremony, conducted  today to honor the women and men that served our country and those that died at 9:11. From  left to right, pictured: American Legion Judge Advocate,  Ernie Cormier, American Legion, rtd, read his newly written dedication 9-11 poem Commander,  Lt. Col. Frank Torres, rtd., read John 15 verse 13 Commander, Col. Mike Mastrangelo, rtd. Commander, Col. Peyton Lumpkin, rtd. Commander, JAG, Col. Ken Burton, ret’d David Frishman Col. Ron Hudson, ret.

Sen. Cruz: Nord Stream 2 Still Months Away From Activation But U.S. Running Out Of Time

Senator Ted Cruz

‘Biden should act now, implement the law, impose the mandated sanctions – and thereby avert creating yet another national security catastrophe’ U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today released the following statement after reports that Nord Stream 2 had been physically completed “Nord Stream 2 should never have advanced this far. Before Joe Biden was sworn in, the United States had deployed a whole of government approach, uniting Republicans […]

Sen. Cruz Commemorates 20 Years Since the September 11th Terrorist Attacks

Senator Ted Cruz

‘We’ll never forget the act of war this nation faced on September 11, 2001, and we shall never forget the honor and sacrifice of everyone who served over the last two decades, and everyone who is serving now who continues to keep this nation safe’ U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today released a video statement commemorating 20 years since the September 11th terrorist attacks. Read excerpts of his remarks below. “On this day, 20 years ago, America suffered […]

Sen. Cruz Issues Statement on President Biden Withdrawing His Nomination of David Chipman for ATF Director

Senator Ted Cruz

HOUSTON, Texas – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, today released the following statement after news broke that President Biden was withdrawing his nomination of David Chipman to be director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms, Tobacco, and Explosives (ATF): “President Biden finally withdrew his nomination of David Chipman—a partisan gun control zealot—to be director Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. The nomination of Mr. Chipman was an attack […]

 AG Paxton Joins Multi-State Coalition in Defending Religious Liberty

Attorney General Ken Paxton

AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has joined a multi-state amicus brief in support of religious liberty in a Virginia case, arguing that the City of Fredericksburg violated the First Amendment when it denied a property tax exemption to a residence owned by a church and occupied by two of its pastors. Contrary to long-standing constitutional doctrine that protects religious entities from judicial intrusion, the Virginia court dismissed the church’s theological assessment of its doctrine and substituted […]