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Sen. Cruz: Google Subjects the American People to Overt Censorship and Covert Manipulation

Chairs hearing investigating Google’s pattern of political bias and censorship WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), chairman of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary’s Subcommittee on The Constitution, today convened a hearing titled, “Google and Censorship through Search Engines.” The hearing will focus on political bias and censorship by Google, and will include testimony from a representative from Google and Dennis Prager of PragerU. Livestream of Sen. Cruz’s hearing may be viewedhere. As chairman, […]

Sen. Cruz: Google Is a Monopoly That Is Abusing Its Power

reviews Google censorship subcommittee hearing with Fox & Friends WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) chairman of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary’s Subcommittee on The Constitution, appeared on Fox News’ ‘Fox & Friends’ to discuss today’s investigative hearing on Google and Big Tech censorship. As chairman, Sen. Cruz held a hearing in April with representatives from Facebook and Twitter, where he addressed concerns over social media bias and censorship. “Today, I’m chairing a […]

Olson Statement On Dem Resolution

Washington, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) issued the following statement after voting against the Democrat politically motivated resolution on the House floor today: “While I did not support the president’s comments and publicly asked him to disavow them; this resolution only makes the U.S. House more divided on party lines and more poisonous. Instead of playing politics and wasting floor time, let’s work together – Democrats and Republicans – on the real issues most Americans care about:  […]

Olson Announces High School Student Congressional App Challenge

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) invited TX-22 middle and high school students to participate in the 2019 Congressional App Challenge. This app challenge is designed to challenge student’s creativity and encourage their participation in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields. “It’s an honor to once again host this year’s congressional app-building challenge for our Texas middle and high school students,” Rep. Pete Olson said. “The technology field is constantly changing and growing, and […]

Sens. Cruz, Cornyn on Committee Approval of Charles Eskridge as U.S. District Judge in Houston

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) released the following statements after the Senate Judiciary Committee approved of the nomination of Charles Eskridge to fill a judicial vacancy on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas in Houston: “I am grateful my colleagues on the committee favorably reported Charles for the federal bench in Houston,” Sen. Cruz said. “His principled commitment to the rule of law and remarkable legal expertise […]

Sen. Cruz to Congressional Democrats: The Crisis on the Border Is Real and It’s Overwhelming Texas Communities

Demands congressional Democrats take action to increase the number of federal judges, close loopholes, support border agents who protect the southern border WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Thursday delivered remarks on the Senate floor describing his recent trip to the southern border, where he witnessed the existing security and humanitarian crisis firsthand. Then he called on congressional Democrats to acknowledge the ongoing situation at the border as a crisis, and solve the […]

Sens. Cruz, Cornyn, Reps. Cuellar, Gonzalez, Vela Support Federal Disaster Declaration After RGV Flooding

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and John Cornyn (R-Texas), along with U.S. Reps. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas), Vicente Gonzalez (D-Texas), and Filemon Vela (D-Texas), today penned a letter to President Trump urging for a federal disaster declaration to be issued in response to extreme rain and severe flooding recently in the Rio Grande Valley. “The Governor and local officials have informed us that the losses and property damage in these areas are of […]

Sens. Cruz, Peters Bipartisan Bill to Protect Apollo Landing Sites Advances out of Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Gary Peters (D-Mich.) today applauded the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation’s unanimous vote in support of their bipartisan bill that would protect the Apollo landing sites on the moon. The One Small Step to Protect Human Heritage in Space Act would provide legal recognition and protection for the Apollo sites and artifacts from intentional and unintentional disturbances from future missions. The bill’s advancement to the full Senate comes ahead of the […]

Sen. Cruz Calls on Trump Administration to Immediately Cancel Civil-Nuclear Waivers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, released the following statement today in response to a report published by the Institute for Science and International Security. The report revealed Iran’s Fordow nuclear facility was never repurposed, as Iran committed to doing under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), and that Iran retains a surge capability to produce weapon-grade uranium at the facility: “Today’s report once again […]

Sen. Cruz to State Department: Follow the Law and Respect It

Highlights threat of Iran, questions State Department’s decision to circumvent Congress in arms sales WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today participated in a hearing titled ‘Defense Cooperation: Use of Emergency Authorities Under the Arms Export Control Act,’ with testimony from R. Clarke Cooper, Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs. During his line of questioning, Sen. Cruz indicated his support for the administration’s arms sales […]