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Sen. Cruz: Biden Executive Orders on Immigration Puts Illegal Immigrants Before American Workers

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today issued the following statement after President Joe Biden announced that he intends to implement a number of immigration policy changes via executive order: “It is deeply troubling that most of Joe Biden’s first acts as president were to protect illegal immigrants and encourage illegal immigration at the expense of American jobs and workers. Not only has he chosen to halt construction of a wall on America’s southern border and to continue Barack […]

Sen. Cruz Applauds Trump Administration for Sanctions to Halt Putin’s Pipeline

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today released the following statement applauding the Trump administration for imposing sanctions on a Russian-owned ship and related entities involved in the construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline: “I applaud the administration for taking decisive, necessary action to signal that the U.S. will not allow the Nord Stream 2 pipeline to be completed. Putin’s Nord Stream 2 project – if completed – would threaten Europe’s energy […]

Sens. Cruz, Peters’ Bipartisan Legislation to Protect the Apollo Landing Sites Signed Into Law

Senator Ted Cruz

‘This bill will rightly protect our history of American exceptionalism and ingenuity in space’  President Trump signed into law a bipartisan bill sponsored by U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Aviation and Space, and Gary Peters (D-Mich.) that will protect artifacts left in the Apollo landing sites on the Moon. The One Small Step to Protect Human Heritage in Space Act would enact first-of-its-kind legal protections for the Apollo sites by […]

Sen. Cruz Applauds Trump Administration for Providing Emergency Learning Scholarships

Senator Ted Cruz

‘I’ll continue working with my colleagues to reopen the economy, and get Americans safely back to work and school’ U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today issued the following statement applauding the administration’s move to expand educational opportunity: “With far too many Democrat officials flexing their authoritarian instincts, millions of families across the country are hurting right now. Arbitrary shutdowns of public and private K-12 schools have left a generation of students behind. I’m grateful the administration […]

Sens. Cruz, Peters Applaud House Passage of Their Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Apollo Landing Sites

Senator Ted Cruz

The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a bipartisan bill introduced by U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Aviation and Space, and Gary Peters (D-Mich.) to permanently protect the Apollo landing sites on the moon. The One Small Step to Protect Human Heritage in Space Act would enact first-of-its-kind legal protections for the Apollo sites by making NASA’s preservation recommendations a requirement for future activities on the Moon. The […]

Sen. Cruz Applauds Morocco’s Decision to Normalize Relations with Israel

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today issued the following statement applauding Morocco’s decision to normalize relations with Israel: “Today is a wonderful day for Morocco and Israel. In just a few short months since the initial signing of the Abraham Accords, we’ve seen a growing number of our Arab allies willing to advance the cause of peace. I’ve long advocated that if the United States is unequivocal and clear that we […]

Sen. Cruz Issues Statement on USDA Disaster Designation of Rio Grande Valley Counties

Senator Ted Cruz

Applauds USDA for granting his request for assistance to counties devastated by Hurricane Hanna U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today issued the following statement applauding the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) designation of six Texas counties – Cameron, Hidalgo, Willacy, Brooks, Kenedy, and Starr – as disaster areas due to the severe weather caused by Hurricane Hanna: “I am grateful that Secretary Perdue and the USDA has granted the emergency request Sen. Cornyn and I […]

Sen. Cruz, Colleagues Submit Amicus Brief to Supreme Court in Religious Freedom Case

Senator Ted Cruz

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, today joined Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) in filing an amicus brief on behalf of 34 Senators supporting the Capitol Hill Baptist Church’s (CHBC) lawsuit against the Mayor of Washington, D.C., Muriel Bowser. Mayor Bowser has permitted and participated in several mass protests in recent months. However, the city’s COVID-19 regulations prohibit a religious gathering of more than 100 individuals outdoors. In the brief, […]

Sen. Cruz, Colleagues Pen Letter to Disney CEO Following Cooperation with Elements in Xinjiang During the Filming of Mulan

HOUSTON, Texas – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, this week joined his Senate colleagues in sending a bipartisan letter to The Walt Disney Company’s Chief Executive Officer Bob Chapek, inquiring about Disney’s cooperation with Xinjiang’s security and propaganda authorities in the production of the movie Mulan. For years, reports have surfaced highlighting China’s campaign against Uyghur and other ethnic minorities in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region’s (XUAR). Joining Sen. Cruz […]

Sen. Cruz, Senate Colleagues Send Letter to FDA Commissioner Urging Abortion Pill Be Classified as Hazard to Public Health

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) led a group of 20 Republican senators in urging U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Stephen Hahn to exercise the FDA’s authority to classify the abortion pill Mifeprex (or mifepristone) as an “imminent hazard to the public health” that poses a “significant threat of danger,” a classification that would result in the removal of this pill from the U.S. Market. In a letter to Commissioner Hahn, the senators wrote: “It is […]