Senator Ted Cruz

Sen. Cruz Issues Statement After Biden Administration Condemns Israel

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the following statement after top Biden administration officials condemned Israel and suggested that the government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu may be changing the “status quo” regarding the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, Israel. “The Biden administration’s pathological obsession with undermining Israel is endangering the national security of America and our allies. A visit by a minister from Israel’s government to a site […]

Sen. Cruz Statement on Positive 303 Creative Oral Arguments Before Supreme Court

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on the Constitution today released the following statement after oral arguments in the case 303 Creative LLC vs. Elenis before the U.S. Supreme Court. Sen. Cruz said: “To force a private citizen to violate her deeply-held beliefs is unconscionable and blatantly un-American. The Bill of Rights guarantees our freedom of speech and religion, a fact that every American should […]

Sen. Cruz Wins World Series Wager with Sen. Toomey

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pennsylvania) settled their friendly wager that was placed prior to the 2022 Major League Baseball World Series. The Houston Astros, Sen. Cruz’s hometown team, decisively defeated Sen. Toomey’s Philadelphia Phillies 4 games to 2 games to win the World Series. Sen. Toomey – sporting a Jose Altuve jersey – and his staff came to Sen. Cruz’s office today to deliver their concession along with Wawa […]

Sen. Cruz Calls for Release of FTC Privacy Report on Social Media and Streaming Services

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Commerce Committee, authored a letter to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chair Lina Khan urging the prompt release of its privacy report on social media and video streaming services by November 14th. The FTC is preparing to announce new privacy-related rules for online businesses, and its comment deadline for its privacy rulemaking ends on November 21. In his letter, Sen. Cruz called for the release of the […]

Sen. Cruz Delivers Video Message to Veterans

Senator Ted Cruz

‘It Is Because of Your Sacrifice That America Remains a Shining City on a Hill’ U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today released a video statement in observance of Veterans Day, thanking our nation’s veterans for their defense of America’s freedom. “Today, we pause and remember the men and women who have bravely served this nation. “Their selfless devotion to defending freedom and the United States of America didn’t come with any expectation of return or […]

Cruz Statement on D.C. Vote to Delay School COVID Vaccine Mandate until School Year ’23-’24

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, released the following comment about the Washington, D.C. Council’s decision to further delay its COVID-19 vaccine mandate that would prohibit unvaccinated schoolkids from 12 to 15 years of age from attending school in person. The mandate is particularly harmful to black students, who are vaccinated at a lower rate than other students. D.C.’s vaccine mandate comes on the heels of two years of school […]

Cruz Statement On Nominees to Serve as U.S. Attorneys for Texas

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) released the following statement about President Joe Biden’s nominees to serve as U.S. Attorneys in the Northern, Western, and Southern Districts of Texas: “I was proud to recommend these candidates along with John Cornyn, and happy to see that President Biden has nominated them to serve. All four of our recommendations came through our bipartisan Federal Judicial Evaluation Committee, which is designed to find nominees with both legal excellence and […]

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 […]