Archive for October, 2013

Cruz Urges Supreme Court to Uphold U.S. Sovereignty in Bond v. U.S.

October 30, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC — At the Heritage Foundation today, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) addressed the limits of the U.S. government’s treaty power in advance of next week’s U.S. Supreme Court hearing on Bond v. United States. As Solicitor General of Texas, Cruz argued Medellin v. Texas, which found that the President lacked authority to order a state to … Read more


NEWSLETTER: The News with Sen. Cruz – October 29, 2013

October 29, 2013

Greetings, As the Senate resumes work in Washington this week, one thing is becoming increasingly clear — Obamacare is a disaster. Each day, new reports are being released that shine a spotlight on the millions of Americans who are losing their health care plans or being forced to pay significantly more because of the ironically … Read more


Cruz Statement on Meeting with FCC Nominee Wheeler

October 29, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) released the following statement regarding his meeting with FCC chairman nominee Tom Wheeler: In our meeting this afternoon, Mr. Wheeler stated that he had heard the unambiguous message that trying to impose the requirements of the DISCLOSE Act, absent congressional action, would imperil the Commission’s vital statutory responsibilities, … Read more


Cruz: I Hope the Fifth Circuit Will Uphold Texas’ Reasonable Law Protecting the Health of Texas Women and Unborn Children

October 28, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) released the following statement in reaction to a federal judge’s decision to block part of a recently signed Texas law that requires abortion doctors to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals: Texas passed commonsense legislation to protect the health of women and their unborn children. This law is … Read more


Cruz Statement on Texas Trip of HHS Secretary Sebelius

October 25, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today released the following statement on the Texas trip of HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius: “Due to Obamacare, Americans are losing their health insurance, they are seeing their premiums increase, and many are being forced into part time work. That won’t change with more salesmanship, a better website, or … Read more


ICYMI: Cruz: It’s Clear Obamacare Isn’t Working and it’s Becoming Harder for Democrats to Defend It

October 23, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined Greta Van Susteren on Fox News this evening to discuss the latest developments in the fight to limit the harms of Obamacare.  RUSH TRANSCRIPT Greta: Senator, nice to see you, sir. Cruz: Greta, it’s always good to be with you. Greta: Well, big news today. A lot … Read more


NEWSLETTER: The News with Sen. Cruz – October 23, 2013

October 23, 2013

Greetings, Last week, the Washington establishment struck a lousy deal that fails to address the harms coming from Obamacare and continues to impede economic growth and job creation. But there is reason to be encouraged. Throughout the fight to defund Obamacare, we saw millions of Americans rise up and make their voices heard. The House of … Read more


Cruz: President Obama should listen to people who have lost their plans

October 21, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) released the following statement regarding Obamacare’s failure to live up to the President’s promises: Today President Obama will draw the media’s attention to a handful of persons who have applied for Obamacare while ignoring the untold number of Americans who are losing the plans they liked because of … Read more


ICYMI: Cruz: This Deal Sells the American People Down the River

October 17, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC — Last night U.S. Senators Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Mike Lee (R-Utah) joined Sean Hannity on Fox News to give their reaction to the deal struck by the Senate that fails to provide relief from Obamacare to the American people. Excerpts from Sen. Cruz: “This is a lousy deal for the American people. This … Read more


Cruz: This is a Terrible Deal

October 16, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC — Today U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) spoke on the Senate floor in opposition to the Senate deal that fails to provide relief from Obamacare to the American people: Excerpts from Sen. Cruz: “I rise today in opposition to the deal that the Senate is getting ready to vote on. This is a terrible … Read more