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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 […]

More Than 5,200 Visitors Roared Into 2020 With a First Day Hike at a Texas State Park

AUSTIN— Visitors from every corner of the state headed to a Texas State Park on Jan. 1 to help usher in the new decade with a First Day Hike in a big way. The roaring 20’s were welcomed by 5,242 people who hiked, biked and rode a total of 9,564 miles statewide. This year, a record number of Texans visited 76 parks and participated in one of the 126 events held New Year’s Day. “So many families […]

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 […]

Adolescents and suicide prevention

Talking to your child about suicide may be one of the most difficult and uncomfortable conversations you’ll have, but it may also be the most important. Do not be afraid of the word “suicide.” And according to research, talking to kids about suicide does not cause or increase suicide. Please read that again. By talking about suicide prevention, kids will know parents are open to discussing serious topics and parents will provide support when needed. […]

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, […]

Top Reasons to Visit Los Angeles

Many people dream about visiting California with its luxury lifestyle, endless sunshine, and an abundance of things to keep you occupied – it has so much to offer its visitors. One of the most popular cities in California is Los Angeles, thanks to its array of attractions and stunning beaches, and as such it is definitely not to be missed. If you’re traveling down the West Coast and are wanting to explore somewhere different, then […]