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AG Paxton: Baby T.L.’s Right to Life Must be Protected  

AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton and Gov. Greg Abbott today filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the Second Court of Appeals, urging the court to reverse a lower court’s order and grant baby T.L.’s family a temporary injunction until the case is resolved to protect the baby’s life. In November 2019, Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth, Texas denied the baby’s mother’s request to continue life-sustaining treatment without first providing due process of law, directly violating her wishes and her daughter’s […]

Sen. Cruz Applauds Senate Passage of USMCA

Continues call to stop providing Big Tech special privileges in trade agreements: ‘enshrining 230 provisions in our trade agreements is a mistake’ WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today issued the following statement regarding his vote in support of the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA): “Texans know firsthand the importance of international trade, especially with Mexico and Canada. That’s because no state in the union has more invested in trade with our neighbors than […]

Sen. Cruz on Hannity: Once the President Is Able to Defend Himself, I’m Confident That the President Will Be Acquitted  

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), chairman of the Subcommittee on The Constitution, on Wednesday appeared on Fox News’ ‘Hannity’ and the Joe Pags Show after the House took a vote to name their impeachment managers and send the Articles of Impeachment to the Senate. Catch Sen. Cruz’s full interview with Sean Hannity here and the Joe Pags Show here. Excerpts are below. After House Democrats marched the articles over to the Senate, Sen. Cruz said on Fox […]

Senators Recognize Iranian Protests, Condemn Regime Retaliation  

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, along with Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), Martha McSally (R-Ariz.), James Lankford (R-Okla.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) and Mitt Romney (R-Utah) today introduced a resolution making clear the United States Senate stands with the Iranian people. This resolution comes just days after thousands of Iranian protestors took to the streets in opposition to oppressive Iranian government policies and the […]

Sens. Cruz, Cornyn on Nomination of Drew Tipton as U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Texas  

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) today released the following statements after President Trump nominated Drew Tipton to fill a judicial vacancy on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas in Corpus Christi: “I am grateful Drew Tipton has been nominated to the federal bench,” Sen. Cruz said. “Drew’s expertise and commitment to the rule of law will serve Texans well. I look forward to his […]

Sen. Cruz Applauds U.S.-China Trade Agreement

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today issued the following statement applauding the U.S.-China Trade Agreement: “I commend President Trump for leaning in hard to work toward fair and reciprocal trade with China. This is welcome news for farmers and ranchers in the Lone Star State and across the country who want access to Chinese markets. Further, this trade deal is an important step forward for our growing agriculture industry and thriving U.S. […]

Sen. Cruz: The Senate Will Give President Trump and the American People a Fair Trial

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, today issued the following statement after the House took a vote to name their impeachment managers and send the Articles of Impeachment to the Senate: “Today, House Democrats are finally handing the reins of their partisan show trial over to the Senate. For months, the American people have been lectured on the critical urgency of impeaching President Trump. For more than three weeks, […]

Olson & Tonko Applaud Hearing on Bipartisan Bill to Phase Down Use of HFCs

Washington, DC — Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) and Chairman of the Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee Paul Tonko (D-NY) held a hearing on their bill H.R. 5544, the American Innovation and Manufacturing Leadership (AIM) Act, bipartisan legislation that would phase down the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), coolants primarily used in air conditioning and refrigerators, in favor of more environmentally sound alternatives supported by the manufacturing industry. The bill will provide a responsible phase down of HFCs and […]

AG Paxton: Settlement with PayPal Charitable Giving Fund Ensures Donors Receive Necessary Information About Their Contributions

AUSTIN – Attorney General Paxton joined 23 states in an agreement with PayPal Charitable Giving Fund, Inc. (PPGF), the charitable arm of PayPal, to ensure donors are given clear information and disclosures on where their money goes when making charitable contributions through the company’s online platform. Previously, PPGF aggregated and distributed funds to the donors’ chosen charities without collecting fees; however, charities that maintained a PayPal account received contributions more quickly than others. PPGF did not disclose this fact to donors. […]

Sen. Cruz: In the Senate Trial, President Trump Will Be Acquitted  

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), chairman of the Senate subcommittee on The Constitution, today appeared on Fox News’ ‘America’s Newsroom’ with Bill Hemmer and the Hugh Hewitt show to discuss his expectations for the Senate’s impeachment trial. Excerpts of the interviews are below. When asked about the Senate’s impeachment trial, Sen. Cruz said: “I think at the end of this process, these Articles of Impeachment are going to be thrown out. And […]