Press Releases

ICYMI: Senators Scott, Lankford Appear on CNN to Discuss Solution Sundays

Monday | March 27, 2017

Yesterday, CNN's "State of the Union" show aired a special segment highlighting Solution Sundays, an initiative introduced by Senators Tim Scott (R-SC) and James Lankford (R-OK) designed to help mend racial divides in our country. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Nominates 45 South Carolina Students to U.S. Military Service Academies

Friday | March 17, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott today announced the nominations of 45 South Carolina students to the United States Military Service Academies for the class of 2021, including the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, NY, the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, NY. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott, Congressman Rice Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Lower Energy Prices

Thursday | March 16, 2017

Today, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) introduced legislation that could help lower energy prices for millions of Americans. His legislation corrects an inefficiency in the United States tax code to allow more effective use of the nuclear production tax credit (PTC) to lower energy prices for consumers and mitigate the risk public-private partnerships incur when involved in the construction of first-in-a-generation nuclear power facilities. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Supports DNI Nominee

Wednesday | March 15, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below after voting in support of former U.S. Senator Dan Coats to be Director of National Intelligence. Coats was confirmed by the Senate 86-10 … Continue Reading


Scott Supports CMS Administrator

Sunday | March 12, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below after voting in support of Ms. Seema Verma for Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Votes to Confirm Rick Perry as Energy Secretary

Thursday | March 2, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below after voting for the confirmation of former Texas Governor Rick Perry to serve as Secretary of the Department of Energy. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Votes to Confirm Dr. Carson as New HUD Secretary

Thursday | March 2, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement after voting for the confirmation of Dr. Ben Carson to serve as the next secretary of Housing and Urban Development. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Votes for Interior Secretary

Wednesday | March 1, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below after voting for the confirmation of Rep. Ryan Zinke to serve as Secretary of the Interior. The Senate approved Zinke's appointment by a vote of 68-31. … Continue Reading


Scott Joins Colleagues to Reintroduce Bill to Halt Palestinian Authority Funding Until Terror Rewards Stop

Tuesday | February 28, 2017

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Senator Scott Condemns Anti-Semitic Incidents Across the Country

Monday | February 27, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below condemning anti-Semitic threats and incidents across the nation. … Continue Reading


Scott Supports Ross for Secretary of Commerce

Monday | February 27, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC -U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement regarding the confirmation of Wilbur Ross to lead the Department of Commerce: … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Announces Town Hall Meeting This Weekend in North Charleston

Thursday | February 23, 2017

Following through on a commitment made during last Saturday's town hall in Mount Pleasant, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) announced today he will host a constituent town hall this Saturday at 9am in North Charleston. … Continue Reading


Sen. Scott Votes to Support Scott Pruitt as EPA Administrator

Friday | February 17, 2017

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below after voting to support Mr. Scott Pruitt as our next Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. He was confirmed by the Senate 52-46. "Mr. Pruitt will end this era of overregulation while keeping the best interests of both American families and our environment at the forefront of his agenda. I look forward to working with Mr. Pruitt to bring the EPA back under … Continue Reading


Sen. Scott to host town hall in Mt. Pleasant TOMORROW at 9am

Friday | February 17, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) is scheduled to host a town hall tomorrow morning in Mt. Pleasant. Doors will open promptly at 8:15 am. All interested guests are encouraged to arrive early if they want to be guaranteed a seat. … Continue Reading


Scott Supports Mulvaney for OMB Director

Thursday | February 16, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below regarding the confirmation of Mick Mulvaney to become Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). He was confirmed by the Senate 51-49. … Continue Reading


Scott, Booker Introduce Bill to Champion Apprenticeships

Wednesday | February 15, 2017

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Senator Scott Statement on IAM Vote

Tuesday | February 14, 2017

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Sen. Scott Meets with Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch

Tuesday | February 14, 2017

Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement after meeting with Supreme Court Justice nominee, Neil Gorsuch … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Supports McMahon for SBA Administrator

Tuesday | February 14, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below regarding the confirmation of Linda McMahon to lead the Small Business Administration. She was confirmed by the Senate 81-19. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott votes in support of David Shulkin to lead our Dept. of Veterans Affairs

Monday | February 13, 2017

Washington - Today, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) voted in support of our next Secretary of Veterans Affairs, David Shulkin. He was confirmed by the Senate 100 to 0. "For far too long, the Department of Veterans Affairs has fallen short of providing our veterans the care they have honorably earned. It is uplifting and refreshing to know the administration has tapped a longtime health professional and expert to lead one of the most important departments in our government. Mr. Shulkin is a … Continue Reading

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