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Sens. Cruz, Lee, Colleagues Send Letter to President Trump Regarding Medicaid ‘MOE’ Concerns in FFCRA

U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Mike Lee (R-Utah), along with Sens. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), Ben Sasse (R-Neb.), and Mike Braun (R-Ind.) on Thursday sent a letter to President Trump expressing their concerns regarding the constraints placed by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) on Texas’ ability to protect its Medicaid program. In the letter, they wrote: “The Medicaid ‘MOE’ provision, perhaps better described as state budget handcuffs, requires states to maintain all persons […]

Sens. Cruz, Barrasso, Inhofe, Toomey, Kennedy, Lee, Enzi, Cassidy, Capito, and Lankford Applaud President Trump’s Commitment to Saving the Jobs of Blue-Collar Refinery Workers

Issue statement following reports that the administration will appeal the Tenth Circuit’s decision WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), Pat Toomey (R-Penn.), John Kennedy (R-La.), Mike Lee (R-Utah), Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.), Bill Cassidy (R-La.), Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), and James Lankford (R-Okla.) today issued a statement following reports that President Trump will appeal the Tenth Circuit’s decision on small refineries: “We’re encouraged by the reports that the […]

Sens. Cruz, Barrasso, Inhofe, Toomey, Kennedy, Wicker, Lee, Enzi, Cassidy Urge Administration to Uphold the Rule of Law and Block Senate Democrats’ Efforts to Roll Back President Trump’s Energy Independence Accomplishments

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), Pat Toomey (R-Penn.), John Kennedy (R-La.), Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Mike Lee (R-Utah), Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.) and Bill Cassidy (R-La.) today urged Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler to stand with the hardworking men and women of small refineries across the country, and block Senate Democrats’ attempts to roll back President Trump’s energy independence accomplishments. Recently 12 Senate Democrats, five of […]

Sens. Cruz, Lee, Rubio Introduce Transportation Empowerment Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Mike Lee (R-Utah), and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) this week reintroduced the Transportation Empowerment Act, a bill which would give states and localities far more control over their infrastructure spending by phasing out the federal gas tax. “The Transportation Empowerment Act is a critical step in returning authority to the states,” Sen. Cruz said. “The strength and growth of American infrastructure is necessary to our economic future, and […]

Fox News Op-Ed: Sens. Cruz, Lee, Reps. Meadows, Jordan: We Must End the ObamaCare Bailout Now

In Case You Missed It… ‘If we ignore the years of promises we made to the people on ObamaCare, the voters would, quite rightly, distrust Republicans for years to come’ WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Reps. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) and Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) authored the following op-ed for FoxNews.com urging their colleagues in Congress to stop a potential bailout of Obamacare and deliver on their promises to the American people to repeal […]