U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham Accepts 2019 Robert Smalls Award

U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham accepts the Robert Smalls Leadership Award, for his courage, leadership and dedication to keeping America great, at the Beaufort County Republican Party 2019 Robert Smalls Award Dinner, held September 27th at the Hampton Hall Club. This award was created in honor of Robert Smalls, founder of the Beaufort County Republican Party and a Republican Congressman.

Dec. 5, 2019: Scott Leads Bipartisan Passage of the FUTURE Act to Help Students

Legislation provides $255 million annually for HBCUs and Minority Serving Institutions, cuts up to 22 questions from the federal student aid application form, and eliminates bureaucratic verification nightmare for most students. Read More

Dec. 4, 2019: PSC decision protects monopolies, hurts ratepayers | Opinion

"Dominion and Duke’s objective is to retain monopoly control of power generation and to protect their power plant investments from competition and cheaper alternatives." - Sen. Tom Davis, Read More

Dec. 4, 2019: Scott, Blackburn Introduce Modern Worker Empowerment Act

“One of the many jobs I have the privilege of doing in Washington is ensuring that government keeps up with the amazing ingenuity of the American economy,” said Senator Tim Scott. “My Modern Worker Empowerment Act makes certain that federal statute is clarified to enhance American workers and our booming economy.” Read More

November 29, 2019: Why SC legislature will fight for solar energy after crippling ruling | Opinion

"After the S.C. General Assembly passed landmark legislation demonstrating our desire to expand the solar market, giving solar its shot as a legitimate, cost-competitive energy source, the PSC has made a decision that could force solar companies to pack up and leave South Carolina." - Rep. Shannon Erickson, Read More

November 18, 2019: Senator Tim Scott | Weekly Newsletter

Opportunity Zones, CO ALERTS Act, National Apprenticeship Week & Angels in Adoption. Read More

November 15, 2019: SC Opportunity Zones need bipartisan fix, not partisan posturing | Editorial

"Plenty of folks across the aisle know that there are avenues where we can move forward together. Let’s not allow politics to get in the way of progress — too much is at stake." - Sen. Tim Scott, Read More

November 14, 2019: Bill Herbkersman - The Good Way is the Best Way

"When we began the development process for the Promenade, our engineers told us we could do it the cheap and dirty way, or the good way. As I had invited all of Bluffton to witness how we did this development, I was more than happy to do it the good way. - Bill Herbkersman, Read More

October 15, 2019: Senator Tim Scott | Weekly Newsletter

From Greenville to the Lowcounty, Senator Scott made stops all around the state of South Carolina last week! Read More

October 7, 2019: Senator Tim Scott | Weekly Newsletter

Enhancing entrepreneurship through the 21st Century Act, happenings around the state + more ... Click here to for updates from Senator Scott's Weekly Newsletter 

September 25, 2019: Graham Statements on Impeachment and The Release of Transcripts

“Impeachment over this?  What a nothing (non-quid pro quo) burger.  Democrats have lost their minds when it comes to President Trump.” Read More

September 16, 2019: Senator Tim Scott - Weekly Newsletter

Remembering 9/11, Judicial Nominees. the Co Alerts Act and more ... Click here to for updates from Senator Scott's Weekly Newsletter.

September 10, 2019: Senator Tom Davis - Updates and Progress made at site of burning debris

"To date, more than 7,187 tons of material have been removed to other facilities with better environmental protections and at locations more remote from heavily populated areas and environmentally sensitive watersheds." Read More

Oct. 28, 2019: Scott Introduces Bipartisan Amendment to Fight Carbon Monoxide Deaths

“Even one preventable death in our public housing facilities is too many, and this important amendment will help put an end to the threat of Carbon Monoxide poisoning for families across the nation, especially as we go into the higher-risk winter season.” - Senator Tim Scott. Read More

Oct. 27, 2019: China-Russia military alliance would have incredible impact on US | Opinion

Opinion piece by Newt Gingrich: For many years, China and Russia were like two estranged communist relatives, but that is changing. In recent years, China and Russia have cooperated in a number of military exercises – and their first long-range joint air patrol in the Asia-Pacific region this past summer. Read More

Oct. 20, 2019: It's a middle-class boom - How Americans are really doing under Trump economy

By Steve Moore: How much of the monetary gains from the Trump economic speedup have gone to the middle class? If you ask Democratic senators and presidential candidates Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris and Bernie Sanders, the answer to that question is ... almost none. Read More

Oct. 15, 2019: Scott Sends Letter Urging Senate to Take Up Landmark Retirement Legislation

“We encourage the Senate to take action on the SECURE Act as soon as possible. Doing so demonstrates to our constituents that the Senate can lead in a bipartisan way for workers saving for retirement, tax fairness, and family financial security." - Senator Tim Scott. Read More

Oct. 14, 2019: Sen. Tim Scott advocates for civility in politics

“One of the places where we are failing as a nation is the latest polls say two-thirds of Republicans and two-thirds of Democrats do not have a single friend who is not affiliated with their partisan politics,” Senator Tim Scott. Read More

Oct. 13, 2019: Venezuela is a repressive regime | Opinion

By Nikki Haley: The Human Rights Council (HRC) is the United Nations’ greatest failure. Instead of protecting human rights, it has long protected the tyrants, dictators and strongmen who abuse them. That’s why the United States withdrew from the HRC last year. Read More

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July 7, 2019: The Cruel Dishonesty of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez | Opinion | Newt Gingrich

"It took Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's visit to the border {and her dishonest comments afterwards} to help me understand how profoundly vicious, cruel, and dishonest she is." Read More

June 28, 2019: Trump's Leaner White House 2019 Payroll Has Already Saved Taxpayers $20 Million

Trump's White House payroll has been a leading indicator of his commitment to "do more, with less." Read More

June 28, 2019: Undermining Right to Work

Democrats are working to push federal legislation that would override right to work laws across the country. Rep. Andy Levin (D., Mich.) said that collective bargaining should be considered a fundamental human right and painted right to work laws as out-of-step with other developed nations. Read More

June 27, 2019: Scott, Manchin Introduce Student Loan Disclosure Modernization Act

“Loan transparency and financial literacy is a bipartisan issue - in South Carolina alone, 60% of graduates face student debt after finishing their degree,” said Senator Scott. “By giving those seeking higher education more tools to see what their student borrowing really means, we can remove some of the uncertainty that they face after graduation.” Senator Tim Scott. Read More

June 26, 2019: Scott, Cardin Introduce PAID Act (Provide Accurate Information Directly)

This act will allow the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to provide information directly to non-health insurers when settling overlapping claims of Medicare Advantage (MA) insurers. "For years taxpayers have been financially burdened by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ lack of ability to provide information to non-health insurers.” said Senator Scott. Read More

June 26, 2019: Scott Votes for Emergency Humanitarian Aid at the Border

“Despite our differences when it comes to our immigration policies, I think we can all agree that children should not suffer at our border,” Scott said. “I am pleased the Senate came together in a bipartisan fashion today to pass legislation to provide relief for families, our border agents and tools for additional government agencies as we continue working to solve the broader crisis at our southern border.” Read More

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Sept. 26, 2019: Whistleblower Story Implodes

Gov’t Official Specifically Calls Part Of Story False, Other Claims Fall Apart ... 

"One of the major problems with the whistleblower complaint that some in the mainstream media are glossing over is that the person wasn’t even on the phone call, so how could he/she know what was said?" Read More

Sept. 24, 2019: Trump to UN: The Future Does Not Belong to Globalists

"President Trump issued a scathing rebuke to the New World Order during his annual speech to the United Nations on Tuesday, championing national sovereignty and rejecting globalist ideology." Read More

Sept. 20, 2019: Nikki Haley moves back to SC, fuels political speculation

Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley is moving back to her native South Carolina, re-establishing a home base and also fueling speculation that a return to politics is next on her to-do list. Read More

Sept. 16, 2019: Jason Chaffetz: Ballot harvesting ... California's model to steal 2020

"The process of ballot harvesting should be illegal for very good reason. It violates the chain of custody, exposing the ballot to potential manipulation by campaign operatives or nonprofit political groups." Read More 

Sept. 14, 2019: GOP senators introduce bill requiring migrant DNA testing to curb child trafficking

“These children are being used as a ‘passport’ to get across our border, and this needs to stop,” Senator Joni Ernst, R-Iowa Read More

Sept. 11, 2019: Rice shuts down NBC anchor's question on whether Russia helped Trump win

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice told an NBC anchor Wednesday it was not accurate to suggest that Russia flipped the 2016 election in President Trump's favor.

"I don’t think there is any evidence of that. And, you know, I really don’t think that’s a good conversation to have," Read More