Sen. Ted Cruz

Sens. Cruz, Rubio Send Letter to President Biden Against Any Further Concessions to Maduro Regime

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U.S. Senators Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) sent a letter to President Joe Biden expressing concern over recent concessions to the Nicolas Maduro regime in Venezuela and calling on the administration to halt plans for further reported concessions. The Senators wrote: “Your administration’s actions give unwarranted and dangerous legitimacy to the Nicolas Maduro regime, which are detrimental to the prospects for free and fair elections, the release of all political prisoners in Venezuela, […]

Sen. Cruz Condemns Attacks on Catholic Church by Ortega Regime

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U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) made the following statement today regarding the ongoing attacks by the Ortega regime on Catholic Church leaders and institutions in Nicaragua: “The Ortega regime’s deepening repression and escalating persecution of Catholics in Nicaragua is unacceptable, sanctionable, and requires a swift response from the United States. The regime must immediately release the Matagalpa clergy and other dissidents they have imprisoned, and Nicaraguan officials should understand that the United States will hold […]

Sens. Cruz, Lee Lead Amicus Brief in 303 Creative Case for Religious Liberty

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, is leading an amicus brief alongside Senator Mike Lee in support of free speech and religious liberty rights in the case of 303 Creative LLC v. Elenis - a follow-up to the highly publicized Masterpiece Cakeshop case. The lower court in Colorado decided that the government can force Ms. Smith, as a creative website designer and owner of a small business, to design and publish websites […]

Sen. Cruz, Rep. Steel, 80 Colleagues Call on Supreme Court to End Discrimination Against Asian-American College Applicants

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and U.S. Congresswoman Michelle Steel (R-Calif.) led a bicameral group of 82 legislators filing an amicus curiae (“friend of the court”) brief to the Supreme Court in the cases Students for Fair Admissions vs. Harvard and Students for Fair Admissions vs. University of North Carolina. At both schools, admissions policies have disenfranchised Asian-Americans, as the schools applied racial preferences to discriminate against Asian-American applicants despite superior GPAs and standardized test scores.  In […]

Sen. Cruz Issues Statement Following the Release of Trevor Reed

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Today, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) issued the following statement after the release of U.S. Marine Corps Veteran Trevor Reed from Russia: “I’m relieved that Trevor Reed has been freed from his wrongful detention by Russia. This Marine will now be reunited with his family and get the medical treatment that he needs. Ambassador John Sullivan should be commended for the invaluable work he did in freeing Trevor. It is imperative that Russia release the […]

Sen. Cruz Demands Mayor Bowser, D.C. Police Chief Preserve Victims’ Remains in Partial-Birth Abortion Case

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U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on The Constitution, today sent a letter to Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and Metropolitan Police Chief Robert Contee III demanding the remains of the five preborn children discovered by police be preserved for future oversight. In the letter, the Senator states: “I write today in my capacity as Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, United States […]

Sen. Cruz Demands Answers From Biden Administration on Lowering Security Standards and Raiding Veteran Benefits to Fund Open Border Agenda

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U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, sent a letter to President Biden urging him to renew Title 42 and pressing him on reports that the administration may lower security standards at the border and raid veteran programs to deal with the self-inflicted crisis at the southern border. According to government estimates, as many as 18,000 illegal immigrants per day are expected to cross the southern border with Title 42 revoked. In […]

Cruz Releases Statement on Judge Jackson’s Supreme Court Confirmation Vote

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U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, released the following statement after today’s vote on Judge Jackson’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court: “Republicans were clear from the outset that we would assess Judge Jackson’s nomination based on her record and judicial philosophy. In examining these qualities throughout the course of these hearings, it became abundantly clear that her record is radical and that she would be an activist on the […]

Sen. Cruz Introduces Bills to Prevent COVID-19 Discrimination in Healthcare

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U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) this week introduced the GIVE LIFE Act (Doss’s Bill) with Sen. Grassley (R-IA) and the Ending Discrimination in COVID-19 Treatments Act. Doss’s Bill is named after a teenage Texan who was denied a kidney transplant because he had not been vaccinated against COVID-19. Both of these bills would ensure that Americans are not discriminated against while trying to access critical, life-saving care. The GIVE LIFE Act would prohibit denying an individual from donating or […]

GOP Senators Called for Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Hearing to Be Adjourned Until Democrats Share Probation Reports; Chairman Durbin Denies Request

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U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on The Constitution, led nine other Republican senators on the Judiciary Committee in writing a letter to Chairman Durbin asking for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation hearing to be adjourned until probations reports and all information that Chairman Durbin and the Democrats on the committee have access to are released to Republicans. During the middle of Judge Jackson’s […]