Sen. Ted Cruz

Sen. Cruz to Sec. Vilsack: Democrats Focus on Amnesty for Illegal Immigrants While Ignoring the Suffering Caused by the Border Crisis

Senator Ted Cruz

Questions Agriculture Secretary on the use of illegal aliens as workers during the Biden-Harris border crisis U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, today questioned Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Tom Vilsack on why the Biden-Harris administration and Senate Democrats are focusing on amnesty for illegal immigrant workers as they allow the humanitarian, national security, and public health crises on our southern border to worsen. Excerpts of his line of questioning are below.  “The Biden […]

Sens. Cruz, Cramer, Cotton Oppose Biden Administration’s Decision to Revoke Trump-Era Rule to Protect Electric Grid from Chinese Cyberattack

Senator Ted Cruz

‘DOE has a significant responsibility to protect the U.S. electric grid and help ensure that critical equipment supplied from foreign adversaries does not pose a risk’ In the wake of the cyberattack against Colonial Pipeline, U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.), and Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) today sent a letter to the Department of Energy (DOE) criticizing its decision to revoke a Trump-era order that prohibited electric utilities that supply critical defense facilities from […]

Sen. Cruz, Republican Senate Colleagues Tour Donna Facility, Meet With Local Officials and Authorities to Address Border Crisis

Senator Ted Cruz

‘This was avoidable, this was preventable, and regardless of your party – Republican or Democrat – you should look at what’s going on here, and say, ‘Enough is enough’’ U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and John Cornyn (R-Texas), joined by Sens. John Thune (R-S.D.), John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Susan Collins (R-Maine), Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), John Hoeven (R-N.D.), Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), Mike Lee (R-Utah), Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), Steve Daines (R-Mont.), James Lankford (R-Okla.), Dan […]

Sen. Cruz, Rep. Steel Urge the International Olympic Committee to Move the 2022 Olympics Out of Beijing

Senator Ted Cruz

‘We must hold the CCP accountable and protect the freedoms of religion and speech for all humans’ Amid the ongoing genocide against the Uyghurs, widespread censorship, and espionage conducted by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Rep. Michelle Steel (R-Calif.) sent a letter this week to President Thomas Bach of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in opposition to the 2022 Winter Olympics being hosted in Beijing. In the letter, the lawmakers wrote: “We are […]

Sen. Cruz: The Border Crisis Will Keep Getting Worse as Long as the Biden Administration Refuses to Enforce the Law

Senator Ted Cruz

Appears on ‘Spicer & Co.’ and ‘The Mark Levin Show’ U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz this week appeared on ‘The Mark Levin Show’ and Newsmax’s ‘Spicer & Co.’ with Sean Spicer and Mercedes Schlapp to discuss the crisis on the southern border, his Fox News op-ed calling for the U.S. to attend the 2022 Beijing Olympics, and the Democrats’ radical HR.1 bill. Highlights of his interviews are below. WATCH: Cruz on Newsmax Discusses the Crisis at the Border Caused by […]

Sens. Cruz, Cornyn Send Letter to CDC Director Walensky Urging the Department to Use Updated Texas Population Data for Vaccine Doses

Senator Ted Cruz

‘CDC has not provided Texas with vaccine doses sufficient to meet its needs’ U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) today sent a letter to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Director Walensky urging the department to use updated Texas population data for the number of vaccine doses sent to the state in order to account for Texas’ population growth. In the letter, the senators wrote: “CDC is making distribution decisions based on outdated data […]

Sens. Cruz, Risch Call on Secretary Blinken to Immediately Activate Bipartisan Sanctions to Halt Construction of Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and James Risch, Ranking Member of the Committee, today sent a letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken requesting he immediately activate sanctions against the people and entities involved in the construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline. In the letter, the senators wrote: “As you know earlier today we provided you with a list of persons and entities who are participating in […]

Sen. Cruz Urges Secretary Vilsack to Empower Texas USDA Offices with Local Control of Workplace COVID-19 Restrictions

Senator Ted Cruz

‘As a result of USDA’s policy, county offices are struggling to maintain adequate customer service and meet the needs of many of my constituents’ U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today sent a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Vilsack urging him to allow more local control of workplace COVID-19 restrictions in Farm Production and Conservation (FPAC) facilities, given that current staffing restrictions hinder Texas farmers’ and ranchers’ access to disaster resources they need […]

Sen. Cruz: Leading The Fight Against Democrats’ Radical Liberal Agenda

Senator Ted Cruz

As Democrats cynically eschewed bipartisanship on their way to passing a pork-laden spending bonanza that falls tragically short of providing Americans the help they desperately need, Sen. Cruz led the fight to push back against Democrats’ partisan power play. Sen. Cruz introduced an amendment to provide grants for children at schools that do not commit to reopening to 5-day-a-week, in-classroom instruction for the remainder of the current school year. If schools chose not to reopen, Sen. Cruz’s amendment would […]

Sen. Cruz: Bringing Back Corrupt Pork-Barrel Spending Fills the Troughs For Washington D.C. Lobbyists

Senator Ted Cruz

In order to curry favor with entrenched Washington special interests, Democrats have signaled their intent to bring back “community-project funding,” a desperate attempt to rebrand pork-barrel projects and revive the corrupt practice of earmarks. As Democrats continue to push a bloated $1.9 trillion bill that has little to do with providing the relief Americans desperately need, you might have heard that two controversial projects – a rail expansion in California and a bridge in New York State – have been cut from […]