Senator Ted Cruz

Cruz, Cornyn, Colleagues to Visit Texas-Mexico Border Amidst Unrelenting Illegal Immigration Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) will lead their colleagues James Lankford (R-Okla.), Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), and Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) on a visit to the Rio Grande Valley on July 14 and 15 to survey the current state of the U.S.-Mexico border. The senators will be briefed by the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC), as well as U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP),Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), Texas […]

Sen. Cruz Calls on AG Garland to Attend Dobbs Hearing, Discuss SCOTUS Intimidation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on The Constitution, sent a letter this week to Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, calling on him to bring Attorney General Merrick Garland before the committee for its July 12th hearing regarding the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. Attorney General Garland and the Department of Justice (DOJ) have to date […]

Sen. Cruz Statement on Justice Breyer’s Retirement, Justice Jackson’s Swearing In

HOUSTON, Texas. – U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas), ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, today issued the following statement after Justice Breyer stepped down and Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in as the 116th Supreme Court Justice:   “Today, Justice Breyer began his retirement after 28 years on the Supreme Court. Although we often didn’t agree, Justice Breyer was among the last independently-minded liberal justices on the Court, and I have always appreciated his reasoning in […]

Sen. Cruz on the Dobbs decision: ‘Nothing Short of a Massive Victory for Life’

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, today issued the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization case:   “The Supreme Court’s decision in the Dobbs case, reversing Roe v. Wade, is nothing short of a massive victory for life, and it will save the lives of millions of innocent babies. The decision reverses one of the most egregious departures from the […]

Sen. Cruz Issues Statement Praising Supreme Court Decision Guaranteeing The Right To Carry A Firearm

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on The Constitution of the Senate Judiciary Committee, today issued the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in the New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen case:   “Today, the Supreme Court upheld our Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms by striking down a New York law that effectively prohibited a citizen from carrying a handgun outside the home.  The Supreme Court […]

Sen. Cruz Introduces Bipartisan Legislation Renaming Texas Post Office After Fallen SPC Vanessa Guillén

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) have introduced the Senate companion to a bipartisan, bicameral bill renaming a Texas post office after Spc. Vanessa Guillén.   Vanessa was a 20-year-old soldier of the United States Army stationed at Fort Hood Army Base when she was tragically murdered at the hands of another soldier on base. In honor of Spc. Guillén, the bill renames the 5302 Galveston Road post office in Houston […]

Cruz Delivers Floor Speech Explaining American National Security Reasons for Supporting Ukraine

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) gave a floor speech today explaining why he is voting this week for the Senate’s Ukraine aid bill.   He gave several key reasons why a vote for Ukrainian aid is in America’s best interests:  The bill includes almost $9 billion to replenish U.S. stockpiles, which have become dangerously depleted, directly endangering the national security of the United States and our allies. Putin is trying to seize control […]

Cruz, Senators Demand Commerce Secretary Stop Permitting Delays on Existing Oil and Gas Leases to Boost Production

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) along with Senators John Cornyn (R-Texas), Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.), Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Tommy Tuberville (R-Ala.), Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), John Thune (R-S.D.), John Kennedy (R-La.), Mike Lee (R-Utah), James Inhofe (R-Okla.), Bill Cassidy (R-La.), Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), Roger Wicker (Miss.), James Lankford (Okla.), John Barrasso (Wyo.), Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), Cindy Hyde-Smith (Miss.), Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), and Steve Daines (R-Mont.) sent a letter to President Biden’s Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo calling for the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) to quickly issue […]

Sen. Cruz Issues Statement on Governor Abbot’s Support for School Choice in Texas

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) issued the following statement after Texas Governor Greg Abbot voiced clear support for school choice: “I have long urged Texas to stand with children and against the special interests that are trying to deny Texans the freedom to decide how education dollars are spent. No parent should be forced to send their children to failing schools, which is why I’m glad my friend Governor Abbott is so […]

Sen. Cruz Leads Letter With 21 Colleagues To DHS Secretary Mayorkas About The Impact Of Open-Borders Policies On Violent Crime Against Americans

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‘Under your leadership, the humanitarian crisis at our Southern border has spilled over into a crime wave impacting public safety for communities all across this nation.’ U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, sent a letter cosigned by 21 colleagues today to Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas, raising concerns about recent crimes committed by illegal aliens that crossed into the United States under President Biden’s open-borders policies. The Senators are […]