Senator Cruz

Cruz, Colleagues Introduce Bills to Increase U.S. Energy Production

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas), along with John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), ranking member of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (ENR), and Senators Jim Risch (R-Idaho), John Hoeven (R-N.D.), Roger Marshall (R-Kan.), and Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.), introduced two bills to increase energy development and production in the United States hindered by actions of the Biden Administration. The first bill, the Lease Now Act, would require the Department of the Interior (DOI) to resume and […]

 Senator Cruz Calls on President Biden to Address Baby Formula Shortage

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has written a letter to President Joe Biden calling on his administration to address the baby formula shortage that is hurting Texas and other states around the country. Texas is currently being hit third hardest of any state by the baby formula shortage, with 52 percent of baby formula out of stock. Nationwide, 43 percent of formula is out of stock. Senator Cruz wrote: Given the important role that formula plays in the […]

Cruz Motion On ‘Necessary’ Iran Terrorism Sanctions Overwhelmingly Passes Senate 87-13

Senator Ted Cruz

Bipartisan vote happens after Cruz concludes speech: “If you support terrorism sanctions on the IRGC you should vote yes. If you want to lift those sanctions you should vote no.” By a vote of 87-13, the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved a motion introduced by Senator Cruz which stated that terrorism sanctions on Iran, and specifically on the Central Bank of Iran and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, were necessary to check cooperation between Iran and […]

Sen. Cruz Sends Letter To Military Service Academies Fighting For The Religious Freedom Of Cadets and Midshipmen

Senator Ted Cruz

Senator Cruz (R-TX), sent a letter to the United States Air Force Academy, United States Naval Academy, and United States Military Academy West Point today regarding their handling of exemption requests submitted by cadets and midshipman to the institutions’ COVID-19 vaccine mandate. While cadets and midshipmen have been able to apply for exemptions to the COVID-19 vaccine, there are reports that requests based on religious grounds are being routinely denied. As a result, individuals who are denied […]

Sens. Cruz, Braun, Lummis Introduce Bill to Ban Federal Vaccine Passports

Senator Ted Cruz

‘Americans shouldn’t be discriminated against because of COVID-19 vaccine status’ U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Mike Braun (R-Ind.), and Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.) today introduced legislation to stop the federal government from establishing COVID-19 passports or working with third parties to establish their own vaccine passports, such as airlines or other global entities. This bill imposes a five-year prohibition on any government vaccine mandate for vaccines first authorized by the FDA through an Emergency Use Authorization. As millions […]

Sen. Cruz Applauds Trump Administration for Issuing Presidential Permit for Expansion of Pharr International Bridge

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today issued the following statement applauding the administration’s decision to grant a presidential permit for the expansion of the Pharr International Bridge: “Texas is home to some of the nation’s busiest border crossings and the Pharr International Bridge serves as an important port of entry to facilitate the United States’ trade and commerce with Mexico. I am grateful the Trump Administration recognized the importance of expanding the Pharr International Bridge […]

Sen. Cruz Delivers Virtual Commencement Address for Texas Southmost College

Senator Ted Cruz

‘The trials of this year have changed all of our lives, especially the lives of the students graduating today. Y’all have persevered and overcome these unique challenges, and for that, I congratulate you’ U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) yesterday delivered the virtual commencement address for the fall 2020 graduates of Texas Southmost College, located in Brownsville, Texas. Watch Sen. Cruz’s commencement address for Texas Southmost College here and read his full remarks below. “Welcome to Fall 2020 Commencement. It […]

Sen. Cruz: Together We Must Continue to Fight for Opportunity for All Americans

Commemorates MLK Day  HOUSTON, Texas – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) issued the following statement commemorating the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. in advance of tomorrow’s holiday: “On the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, inscribed in granite, are the immortal words, ‘I have a dream.’ They mark the spot where, more than 53 years ago, Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. called on our nation to keep its founding promise. “On this day we honor […]