Rep. Beto O’Rourke, the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate in Texas, has accepted over $170,000 in bundled contributions from J Street PAC, despite swearing off special interests in his campaign to unseat Republican incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz.
Key lawmakers in Congress are increasing pressure on the Trump administration to release a long classified government report on Palestinian refugees that insiders have described as a potential game changer in how the United States views the refugee issue and allocates millions in taxpayer funding for a major United Nations agency, according to conversations with senior congressional officials working on the matter.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) penned an op-ed on Thursday urging President Donald Trump to consider appointing his Republican colleague, Sen. Mike Lee (Utah), to the Supreme Court vacancy caused by the impending resignation of Justice Anthony Kennedy.
Senators from both sides of the aisle have proposed legislation to end the separation of illegal immigrant families, prompting a new battle over how to ensure children’s safety and family integrity while also enforcing the law.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) placed a provision in the National Defense Authorization bill that would require the department to report to Congress when security clearances are taken away outside the normal five-year window for re-evaluating them.
Congress is ordering the Pentagon to immediately begin construction of space-based missile interceptors to counter increasing threats from North Korea, Iran, and other countries with advanced missile technology, according to new legislation viewed by the Washington Free Beacon.
Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D., Texas) has strongly supported the Obama administration’s Iran nuclear deal, but that may pose a problem for his Senate run against Republican incumbent Ted Cruz.