U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz

Sens. Cruz, Daines Introduce Bill on Potential Violations by Mexico of Treaty for Law Enforcement, Combatting Drug Trafficking

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and Steve Daines (R-Mont.) this week introduced the Transparency to Rehabilitate United States Treaties with Mexico Act of 2021 (TRUST With Mexico Act), a bill that would require the Secretary of State to provide to Congress a report describing actions taken by the Mexican government that violate the U.S.-Mexico Treaty on Mutual Legal Assistance, the responsible parties, and effects those actions had on counternarcotics cooperation […]

Sens. Cruz, Gillibrand, Colleagues Announce Bipartisan Bill to Combat Sexual Violence in the Military

Senator Ted Cruz

‘Our daughters and sons sign up to defend this nation knowing that they will face risk […] but none of our daughters and sons should face the risk of assault from their fellow servicemen and women’ U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), and Mark Kelly (R-Ariz.) today announced their introduction of the bipartisan Military Justice Improvement and Increase Prevention Act and called for their colleagues on […]

Sens. Cruz, Kennedy Issue Statement On Effort to Prevent Asian American Discrimination in Higher Education

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and John Kennedy (R-La.), today issued the following statement after Senate Democrats blocked their amendment to prohibit federal funding for any institution of higher education that discriminates against Asian Americans in recruitment, applicant review, or admissions: “In an unbelievably cynical move, Senate Democrats blocked efforts to stop discrimination against Asian Americans in higher education, where racial bias has become all too common. This amendment would bar funds from institutions that discriminate against Asian American students. “Despite their calls to end racism, it is clear Democrats are only paying […]

Sens. Cruz, Cornyn Introduce Resolution Honoring Baylor Men’s Basketball Team as NCAA Champions

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) today introduced a resolution in celebration and recognition of Baylor University’s 2021 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship title. Upon introduction of this resolution, Sen. Cruz said: “I am proud to honor Baylor men’s basketball team for bringing home to Waco an incredible victory. This one-of-a-kind team showcased the competitiveness and dedication of Texans throughout the tournament, and they will no doubt continue to be a serious contender for seasons to come. Sic ‘em […]

Sens. Cruz, Paul Introduce Retirement Freedom Act

Senator Ted Cruz

‘I urge my colleagues to take up and swiftly pass this legislation in a time when our nation’s seniors need it most’ U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Rand Paul (R-Ky.) this week introduced the Retirement Freedom Act, legislation empowering senior citizens with the choice to opt-out of Medicare Part A and utilize other healthcare options without being forced to lose their Social Security benefits. U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Ala.) introduced the companion bill in the House of Representatives. Sen. […]

Sens. Cruz, Johnson, Lee, and Paul Issue Joint Statement on Senate Health Bill

Senator Ted Cruz

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), Mike Lee (R-Utah), and Rand Paul (R-Ky.) issued the following statement Thursday responding to the release of the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017: “Currently, for a variety of reasons, we are not ready to vote for this bill, but we are open to negotiation and obtaining more information before it is brought to the floor. There are provisions in this draft that represent […]

Sens. Cruz and Gardner Submit Letter Urging Financial Sanctions Against North Korea

Senators send letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin regarding continued aggression from the DPRK   WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) today delivered a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin that expresses grave concerns regarding continued aggression from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), and urging him to execute the full extent of financial sanctions and targeted financial measures allowed under current law. The letter was also signed […]