January 30, 2015
Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) asked Loretta Lynch to identify the limits of executive power regarding unilateral amnesty, the investigation of illegal targeting of conservative groups by the IRS, and the use of drones on American citizens. Each time, Lynch refused to identify any limits on the president's power.
December 15, 2014
U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) raised a constitutional point of order against the $1.1 trillion omnibus spending that, if sustained, would have sent the bill back to the House to remove amnesty funding. Unfortunately, 20 Republicans joined the Democrats in voting to reject Cruz's point of order and to ignore the serious constitutional problems with the president's executive amnesty.
November 11, 2014
Rather than postponing their unfinished work until January when the new Congress is sworn in, a bunch of zombie legislators who were defeated last week are about to enact sweeping policies that impact the lives of all Americans.
October 27, 2014
Fifty years ago today America faced a choice very much similar to the choice we face today. On October 27, 1964, a clarion call was heard across the nation. America faced a choice, a speaker told us: We could either abandon the American Revolution and confess that a little intellectual elite in a far-distant capital can plan our lives for us better than we can plan them ourselves, or we could reaffirm our belief in our capacity for self-government. That man was Ronald Reagan and then, as now, it was a time to choose.
October 06, 2014
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, today issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court's decision to reject requests from five States to review state laws that prohibit same-sex marriage.