U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz

Sen. Cruz Issues Statement in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Senator Ted Cruz

‘His legacy continues to inspire us to work together to secure the blessing of freedom for all Americans’ U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today released the following statement in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day: “Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. transformed America and inspired men and women across the world with his call to pursue justice and truth. Now more than ever, we are reminded of the power of his words, calling on all of […]

Sen. Cruz Applauds Administration for Finalizing a Rule to Ensure Creditworthy Institutions Have Equal Access to Financial Services

Senator Ted Cruz

Today, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) issued the following statement applauding the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency for finalizing a rule that would require large banks to provide fair access to financial services for all legal and creditworthy institutions: “This rule is a victory for America’s blue-collar energy workers and producers who have struggled to keep their oil wells running amid the pandemic. This is also a victory for gun manufacturers and private […]

Sen. Cruz, Colleagues: Stop Illegal PPP Loans to Planned Parenthood

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), joined by 30 of his Senate Republican colleagues, sent a letter this week urging U.S. Small Business Administrator Jovita Carranza to prevent Planned Parenthood affiliates from receiving illegal loans under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), as they did last year. In the letter, the senators wrote: “We therefore urge you to inform participating lenders that Planned Parenthood affiliates are ineligible to receive second-draw PPP loans, and encourage them to immediately notify SBA if a Planned […]

Sen. Cruz Issues Statement on Passing of Sheldon Adelson

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today issued the following statement on the passing of Sheldon Adelson: “Heidi and I send our heartfelt condolences to the Adelson family. Sheldon lived a remarkable life. With his humble beginnings as the son of an immigrant cab driver, he achieved the American dream as a successful businessman, generous philanthropist, and pillar in his community. From advancing medical research, to championing the U.S.-Israel relationship, Sheldon was a patriot whose fierce advocacy […]

Sen. Cruz Issues Statement on Electoral College Certification Process, Calls for Peaceful and Orderly Transition of Power

Senator Ted Cruz

‘Now, we must come together and put this anger and division behind us’ U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today issued the following statement on the Electoral College certification process: “The attack at the Capitol was a despicable act of terrorism and a shocking assault on our democratic system. The Department of Justice should vigorously prosecute everyone who was involved in these brazen acts of violence. I thank the brave men and women of the U.S. […]

Sen. Cruz: ‘The Prince of Peace, Born in Bethlehem, Came So That We May Know Him and His Enduring Love, Joy, and Redemption’

Senator Ted Cruz

Issues statement in advance of Christmas Day U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) issued the following statement in advance of Christmas Day: “This Christmas, as so many families grapple with the challenges posed by the coronavirus, it is more important than ever to find renewed hope in celebrating the birth of Jesus. The Prince of Peace, born in Bethlehem, came so that we may know Him and his enduring love, joy, and redemption. May this Christmas […]

Sen. Cruz: Democrats Have Decided That Democracy Is Too Complicated

Slams Democrats’ refusal to discuss radical agenda to destroy Bill of Rights during Day 2 of Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearing Today, during the initial round of questioning in the confirmation hearing for Judge Amy Coney Barrett, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, highlighted Democrats’ desire to politicize the Supreme Court to achieve their desired policy outcomes, discussed their radical opposition to the Bill of Rights, and called out the blatant hypocrisy of their […]

Sen. Cruz: ‘Our National Space Program Is on the Verge of a Renaissance’

Senator Ted Cruz

Chairs hearing examining partnerships between the U.S. government and commercial space industry and the reopening of the American Frontier WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Space, Science and Competitiveness, participated in the third of a series of planned hearings to explore the reopening of the American frontier in space. Today’s hearing, titled “Reopening the American Frontier: Promoting Partnerships Between Commercial Space and the U.S. Government to Advance […]

Sen. Cruz: ‘Today the World Lost a Hero of Liberty and Freedom’

Dr. Liu Xiaobo

Issues statement following the passing of Dr. Liu Xiaobo WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today issued the following statement regarding the passing of Dr. Liu Xiaobo, a pro-democracy dissident and Nobel Peace Prize winner unjustly imprisoned by the People’s Republic of China (PRC). Dr. Liu is most notably known for publishing “Chapter 08,” an anti-Communist manifesto calling for political freedom and human justice. “Today the world lost a hero of liberty and […]

Sen. Cruz: We Must Honor the Promises Our Nation Has Made to Our Brave Veterans

Participates in roundtable discussions at Camp Hope and Combined ArmsHOUSTON, Texas – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today toured two veterans’ organizations in Houston: Camp Hope and Combined Arms. His visits are part of weeklong tour across Texas, where he is meeting with various veterans groups to hear their ideas and concerns. Camp Hope is a facility that provides interim housing and recovery programs for wounded warriors, veterans and their families suffering from combat-related post-traumatic […]