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Keep terrorists at Guantanamo

Wednesday | February 24, 2016

As Sen. Tim Scott said in a Tuesday statement, “The law could not be any clearer: President Obama does not have the authority to move dozens of dangerous terrorists from the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay to American communities. Instead of trying to empty out Gitmo and moving dozens of dangerous terrorists to South Carolina, Kansas or Colorado, the president needs to put our national security interests first.”… Continue Reading

Residents near Naval Brig don't want Gitmo prisoners in their backyard

Wednesday | February 24, 2016

People who live near the Naval Consolidated Brig are concerned after learning the brig is one of 13 possible sites to house prisoners in the war on terror.… Continue Reading

S.C. lawmakers tell Obama to keep Guantánamo detainees out

Tuesday | February 23, 2016

“The law could not be any clearer: President Obama does not have the authority to move dozens of dangerous terrorists from the detention facility at Guantánamo Bay to American communities,” Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C.… Continue Reading

Senator Scott: We Must Protect Unborn Children: “It’s About Protecting 10 Fingers, 10 Toes and 1 Heart”

Thursday | February 18, 2016

Senator Scott wrote a column about being pro-life and the need to protect the unborn. He said, "this is not about pro-choice or pro-life; it is simply about protecting 10 fingers, 10 toes, and 1 beating heart."… Continue Reading

Congressional delegation to visit Emanuel AME Church in pursuit of lessons on racial healing

Thursday | February 18, 2016

“When the wounds are still fresh, perhaps it can bring people together,” Scott said, “and give us all, hopefully, a positive and constructive opportunity to process the lessons that we should all take away from the tragedy ... that in spite of our difficulties and our challenges, if we remain a family — the Charleston family, the South Carolina family, the American family — good will eventually come out of our challenging times.”… Continue Reading

Celebrating Black History Month

Tuesday | February 16, 2016

Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and Rep. Terri Sewell (D-Ala.-7) came together for a Skype call with students from Laing Middle School of Science and Technology in honor of Black History Month. … Continue Reading

Politicians react to Justice Scalia's sudden passing

Saturday | February 13, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott: Saddened by Justice Scalia's passing. The next President must nominate successor that upholds constitution, founding principles.… Continue Reading

Scott announces 2016 internships

Friday | February 12, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) is accepting applications for congressional internships in his Washington, DC, North Charleston, Columbia and Greenville offices for the summer of 2016. The intern program is open to undergraduate and graduate students who have strong interest in public service, government and press.… Continue Reading

Senator Scott Distributed Friday Valentines at MUSC Children’s Hospital

Friday | February 12, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) distributed Valentines to patients at MUSC Children’s Hospital today in Charleston.… Continue Reading

Berkeley County Council votes against terrorists being housed at Naval brig

Tuesday | February 9, 2016

President Obama is proposing shutting down the prison at Guantanamo Bay, and bringing the prisoners to locations here in the US, including the Naval brig in Berkeley County.… Continue Reading

Scott accepting applications for summer interns

Tuesday | February 9, 2016

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) announced he is accepting applications for congressional internships in his Washington, DC, North Charleston, Columbia and Greenville offices for the summer of 2016.… Continue Reading

Tim Scott wears Crimson Tide tie after Alabama rolls over Clemson for title

Tuesday | February 9, 2016

“I was forced to put on this tie to honor the agreement I had with Sessions, even though he’s actually a War Eagle (Auburn University’s battle cry) and not an Alabama Roll Tide fan,” Scott, R-S.C., said when asked why he was wearing a crimson tie speckled with Alabama’s “A” logo. … Continue Reading

Sen. Tim Scott reacts to Obama's budget proposal that would defund MOX Project

Tuesday | February 9, 2016

Scott said Obama's budget is "extremely disappointing," calling it a liberal wish list.… Continue Reading

A review of the Savannah River Site MOX project before Obama’s budget rollout

Monday | February 8, 2016

Republican Sens. Tim Scott and Lindsey Graham, and Rep. Joe Wilson wrote in a letter that the figures don’t make sense. Contractor MOX Services reported last year that the facility was nearly 70 percent complete with less than $5 billion spent on funding.… Continue Reading

Clyburn, Scott roles give S.C. reason for pride

Sunday | February 7, 2016

Republican U.S. Sen. Tim Scott is a history maker too as the first African-American elected to the U.S. Senate from South Carolina in modern times.… Continue Reading

S.C. Senators save Air Facility Charleston for another two years

Thursday | February 4, 2016

U.S. Sens. Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott have prevented a shuttering of Air Facility Charleston for at least more two years. … Continue Reading

Coast Guard rescue stations in SC, Oregon open till 2018

Thursday | February 4, 2016

Scott and his fellow South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham worked with Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley of Oregon to keep the facilities open.… Continue Reading

Sen. Scott speaks with veterans about healthcare, Guantanamo Bay

Friday | January 29, 2016

South Carolina Senator Tim Scott is continuing his fight to keep terrorism suspects held at Guantanamo Bay out of the United States. … Continue Reading

Scott: We must strengthen national security

Friday | January 29, 2016

The horrific attacks in San Bernardino, Calif., and Paris showed us firsthand the importance of pausing the refugee resettlement program until a fail-proof security check is developed, securing our borders, and enforcing our immigration laws already on the books.… Continue Reading

National School Choice Week: Aiken County has options

Monday | January 25, 2016

Both Horse Creek and Jackson Middle say student success is up, and parents are more satisfied because they offer something a little different than a traditional school. That's what lawmakers like Senator Tim Scott were hoping for when they advocated for more school choice.… Continue Reading

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