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Sen. Cruz Issues Statement After 9/11 Defendants’ Plea Deal Falls Through

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, released the following statement after the Biden administration announced they have refused the plea deal offered by Khalid Sheikh Muhammed and four other 9/11 defendants. Sen. Cruz sent a letter to the Department of Defense last month urging the Biden administration to pursue the ultimate punishment for the 9/11 masterminds. Sen. Cruz said, “On September 11, 2001, a group […]

Understanding the Impact of Weather Conditions on Car Accidents in North Carolina

Long-time North Carolina residents know that although weather conditions are often predictable, as the years go by, it’s becoming more and more difficult to know what to expect weatherwise. While this may not be cause for alarm for home-dwellers, those who are forced to commute back and forth to their jobs are at a greater risk of a weather-related car accident. Understanding how the weather affects driving is key to avoiding an unexpected car wreck. […]

Sen. Cruz Slams Anheuser-Busch For Stonewalling Senate Probe into Bud Light’s Marketing to Children

Senator Ted Cruz

Following up on his oversight inquiry into details how Anheuser-Busch marketed beer to minors through its partnership with social media influencer Dylan Mulvaney, U.S. Senate Commerce Committee Ranking Member Ted Cruz (R-Texas) this week sent a letter to Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV CEO Michel Doukeris demanding that the company direct its subsidiary to comply with the investigation Sen. Cruz opened on May 17. Sen. Cruz wrote: “Nearly three months have passed since I requested documents from Mr. Whitworth in my capacity […]

Sen. Cruz Issues Statement On Reports Biden Admin Sought Terrorism Exemption for Palestinian Aid

Senator Ted Cruz

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today issued the following statement after a report in the Washington Free Beacon revealed that the State Department secretly sought exemptions from U.S. anti-terrorism laws to restart aid into Palestinian-controlled territories: “Today’s report again confirms that Joe Biden and Biden administration officials are pathologically obsessed with undermining Israel. They made a day one decision to pour hundreds of millions of American taxpayer dollars into areas controlled by […]

Cruz, Lummis, Others Highlight Concerns with Changes to the Endangered Species Act

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), in conjunction with Senate Western Caucus Chair Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.), Environment and Public Works Committee Ranking Member Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), and 14 other senators, led a letter to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services to highlight their concerns with proposals to roll back crucial reforms to the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The senators sent this letter after the Biden administration announced it would make changes to the ESA, which […]

Cruz, Capito, 37 Other Senators Call on EPA to Withdraw Harmful Power Plants Regulations

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) along with Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Ranking Member of the Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, and 37 other Republican senators, called on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to withdraw its latest set of proposed power plant regulations that will force the closure of coal and gas-fired power plants. “We write to request that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) withdraw the unlawful “Clean Power Plan 2.0” that was proposed […]

ICYMI: Sen. Cruz Speaks at the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce Luncheon

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Ranking Member of the Senate Commerce Committee, yesterday joined the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce for a luncheon. He spoke to the Chamber about his work in the Senate to fight for Texas jobs and to secure a direct flight between San Antonio and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, close to the Pentagon and D.C. Sen. Cruz said, “My job is to get up every day and fight with every breath […]

Sen. Cruz Visits SpaceX’s Starbase in Boca Chica, Texas

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Ranking Member on the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee, today visited SpaceX’s Starbase, a spaceport and production facility for the company’s rockets. Sen. Cruz met with SpaceX leaders to discuss their operations, missions, and needs in the commercial space sector. About the visit, Sen. Cruz said: “I believe maintaining American leadership in space is critical, which is why I’m excited about SpaceX’s important work—particularly their goal of returning Americans to the moon […]

Cruz Demands Answers From DOJ About AUSA Relationship With Biden Loyalist

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), ranking member on the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on The Constitution, sent a letter to the Department of Justice demanding details about Assistant U.S. Attorney Lesley Wolf, and about Wolf’s relationship with Biden loyalist Alexander Mackler. The letter, directed to U.S. Attorney for the District of Delaware David Weiss, is based on testimony from two IRS whistleblowers who appeared before the House Ways and Means Committee in July. As Sen. Cruz details […]

Sen. Cruz Clears Hurdle in Bipartisan Effort to Get Texas-Mexico Bridges Built

Senator Ted Cruz

Foreign Relations Committee Unanimously Adopts Cruz Amendment to Expedite Project Reviews Today, the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee adopted U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-Texas) amendment to streamline the presidential permitting process for building key bridges across the Rio Grande in Brownsville, Laredo, and Eagle Pass, Texas. The amendment, which was included in a bill authorizing funding for the State Department, secures a critical step in Sen. Cruz’s bicameral, bipartisan effort to see four international bridges that […]