Press Releases

Sen. Scott Joins Senate Colleagues to Encourage President to Strengthen GITMO mission

Monday | February 13, 2017

This week, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) joined a team of Republican colleagues to send a letter to the President encouraging him to assess the future operations and detention of detainees held at the Joint Task Force Guantanamo Bay detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba (GITMO) in a letter spearheaded by U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS) and also signed by Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), John Boozman (R-Ark.), Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), Pat Roberts (R-Kan.), Steve Daines (R-Mont.) and Orrin Hatch (R-Utah). … Continue Reading


Scott Supports Health Secretary

Friday | February 10, 2017

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Senator Scott’s Washington Office Moves to New Location

Wednesday | February 8, 2017

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Sen. Scott speaks on Rule 19, Jeff Sessions, tolerance, race and moving forward as an American family

Wednesday | February 8, 2017

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VIDEO: Senator Scott Votes in Support of Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education

Tuesday | February 7, 2017

Before voting to confirm Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) spoke on the Senate floor regarding the necessity of improving our nation's education system. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Statement on New Iran Sanctions

Friday | February 3, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement after the Trump administration announced new sanctions against Iran … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Introduces the Bipartisan Investing in Opportunity Act

Thursday | February 2, 2017

Today, Senators Tim Scott (R-SC) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Congressmen Pat Tiberi (R-OH) and Ron Kind (D-WI) introduced the Investing in Opportunity Act. … Continue Reading


Scott Votes in Support of Tillerson for Secretary of State

Wednesday | February 1, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement after voting in support of Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State. Tillerson was confirmed by the Senate 56-43. … Continue Reading


Senator Tim Scott Statement Celebrating Black History Month

Wednesday | February 1, 2017

Washington - U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below celebrating the beginning of Black History Month. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Votes in Support of Secretary of Transportation

Tuesday | January 31, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott released the following statement after voting in support of Elaine Chao for Transportation Secretary. Chao was confirmed by the Senate 93-6: … Continue Reading


VIDEO: Senator Scott in HELP Committee: This is a real debate about how kids today will perform as adults tomorrow

Tuesday | January 31, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) delivered remarks in the Senate HELP committee ahead of voting in support of the nomination of Betsy DeVos for Education Secretary. … Continue Reading


Scott Statement on President’s SCOTUS Nominee

Tuesday | January 31, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott released the following statement after President Trump announced Judge Neil Gorsuch for Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States … Continue Reading


Senators Scott and Rubio Joint Statement on Immigration Executive Order

Saturday | January 28, 2017

U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Tim Scott (R-SC) issued the following joint statement regarding the President's executive order: "After reviewing the recent Executive Orders, it is clear to us that some of what is being said and reported about the scope and implications of these measures is misleading. However, it is also clear that the manner in which these measures were crafted and implemented have greatly contributed to the confusion, anxiety and uncertainty of the last few days. … Continue Reading


Scott Introduces CHOICE Act for Military Families, Parents of Students with Disabilities and Low Income Families

Wednesday | January 25, 2017

In conjunction with National School Choice Week, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) today introduced the Creating Hope and Opportunity for Individuals and Communities through Education Act (S. 235), or CHOICE Act. … Continue Reading


Scott votes in support of UN Ambassador nominee

Tuesday | January 24, 2017

Washington - Today, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) spoke on the Senate Floor in support of Gov. Nikki Haley on her nomination to be the next U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations (Full text below of his remarks below). Shortly after, Haley was confirmed by the Senate 96 to 4. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Statement on Governor McMaster

Monday | January 23, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below following Governor Henry McMaster's swearing in. His statement on Governor Haley's confirmation as U.N. Ambassador is available here. … Continue Reading


Scott Votes for CIA Director

Monday | January 23, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below after voting for the nomination of Congressman Mike Pompeo as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). … Continue Reading


Senator Tim Scott Celebrates National School Choice Week

Monday | January 23, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), a leading voice on education in the United States Senate, released the statement below regarding National School Choice Week, which begins today and ends Friday, January 27. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Statement on Trump Executive Orders

Monday | January 23, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) issued the statements below following President Trump signing three Executive Orders this morning - a federal hiring freeze (exempting the military), reinstating the "Mexico City" policy regarding federal funding for abortions, and withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). … Continue Reading


Sen. Scott: “Let us rejoice in the miracle of life”

Saturday | January 21, 2017

Washington - U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement on the 44th Anniversary of Roe vs. Wade: "Today, let us remember that every life is precious. A new life energizes us, rejuvenates us, and gives us a glimpse of a hopeful future. Through their eyes, we are able to see all the possibilities that life has to offer. While today is the anniversary of a Supreme Court ruling that has prevented millions of Americans from being born, is it also an opportunity for … Continue Reading

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