Ted Cruz

Sen. Cruz Leads Push to Secure Senate Passage of Bill Renaming Street Outside Cuban Embassy After Dissident Oswaldo Payá

Senator Ted Cruz

The bipartisan measure honors the Cuban dissident leader assassinated by the Cuban regime U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today applauded the Senate’s passage of his bipartisan bill to rename the street outside of the Cuban embassy in Washington, D.C., ‘Oswaldo Payá Way,’ after the Cuban dissident. Sens. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Ben Cardin (D-Md.), and Rick Scott (R-Fla.) cosponsored the bill upon introduction in June. Upon passage, Sen. Cruz […]

Sen. Cruz Fights to Block American Taxpayer Dollars Funding International COVID Passports

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The credibility of the CDC is in tatters because leadership of the CDC has been willing to allow science to become politicized’ U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today participated in a committee markup on three bills, one of which seeks to create a fund for global health initiatives. Sen. Cruz introduced two amendments to this legislation to block American taxpayer dollars from funding vaccine passport mandates by foreign governments. Read excerpts of […]

Sen. Cruz Issues Statement Slamming New Mask Mandate

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz today released the following statement in response to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) new mask mandate announcement: “Today’s decision, sadly, was driven by politics, not science. Let me be clear: there should be no more COVID mandates, no mask mandates, no vaccine mandates, no vaccine passports, no lockdowns, and no school closures. Enough is enough. The CDC has lost its credibility when it comes to what decisions Americans […]

Sen. Cruz: Biden Administration Weak on Response to Cyber-Attacks by Russia and China

Senator Ted Cruz

‘That’s a question that the administration should answer—showing weakness to China and weakness to Russia only invites more aggression and more cyber-attacks attacking our nation’ U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, today questioned the U.S. Department of Justice Deputy Assistant Attorney General of the Criminal Division, Richard Downing, on the Biden administration’s weak response to numerous cyber-attacks by China and Russia. Excerpts of his line of questioning are below. In his line of […]

Senior Biden Admin Official Admits Nord Stream 2 Completion “Disastrous” In Questioning by Sen. Cruz

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‘You told this committee that you believed if the Nord Stream 2 pipeline between Russia and Germany were completed it would have disastrous effects. Do you continue to believe that?’ ‘I do, Senator’ U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today questioned the U.S. State Department’s Under Secretary for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland on the Biden administration’s capitulation to Putin on the Russian pipeline Nord Stream 2, which if completed would vastly strengthen Russia […]

Sen. Cruz for the Washington Examiner: ‘Joe Biden Just Gave Vladimir Putin a Multibillion-Dollar Gift’

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U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today penned an op-ed in the Washington Examiner on Biden and Harris’ capitulation to Putin over the Russian pipeline Nord Stream 2, which if completed would vastly strengthen Russia at the expense of the national security of America and our allies. In the op-ed, Sen. Cruz said: “This decision is a total surrender to Putin. It is a multibillion-dollar gift that will keep on giving […]

Sens. Cruz, Cornyn, Colleagues Demand Answers from Biden Administration on Excluding Funding for Port Projects Connected to Fossil Fuels

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U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), John Cornyn (R-Texas), Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), John Kennedy (R-La.), Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), and Bill Cassidy (R-La.) today sent a letter to the Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Shalanda Young raising concerns about the FY 22 Army Corps budget. The budget seemingly attacks the fossil fuel industry in the United States and prohibits funding port projects connected to fossil fuels. If the language is implemented, it could halt all current work on […]

Sen. Cruz Leads 24 Republican Senators on Amicus Brief Protecting Americans’ Second Amendment Rights

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Files amicus brief on behalf of petitioners in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, today led 24 other Republican senators in filing an amicus brief for New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen, a case currently pending before the U.S. Supreme Court. The brief argues that New York’s laws making it extremely difficult to carry a firearm outside the home violates the Second Amendment’s guarantee […]

Sen. Cruz on Fox News: The Democrat Party is Structurally Pro-China

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‘The Democratic Party today is funded by Big Tech and giant corporations which are in bed with Chinese communists’ U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) this week joined Fox News’ ‘Sunday Morning Futures’ with Maria Bartiromo to discuss the rush by Congressional Democrats and the Biden administration to appease the Chinese Communist Party while ignoring their widespread human rights violations, censorship, and propaganda. Sen. Cruz emphasized that the Democrat Party is beholden to Big Tech and giant […]

Sen. Cruz on the Senate Floor: ‘To the People of Cuba, We Stand With You—You Have a Right to be Free’

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U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (SFRC), today delivered remarks on the Senate floor in support of the men and women of Cuba as they fight against their tyrannical communist regime and urged President Biden to directly call out the evils of communism. Read excerpts of his floor remarks below. WATCH: Sen. Cruz Condemns Communist Cuban Regime, Expresses Support for Cuban Protestors on Senate Floor  “On Sunday, shouts of ‘Libertad!’—‘Freedom!’ were heard […]