Press Releases

Scott Supports Homeland Security Secretary

Friday | January 20, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below after supporting the nomination of General John Kelly for Secretary of Homeland Security. General Kelly's nomination passed the Senate by a vote of 88-11. … Continue Reading


Scott Votes for Defense Secretary

Friday | January 20, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below after voting for the nomination of General James Mattis for Secretary of Defense. Mattis was confirmed by the Senate 98-1. … Continue Reading


VIDEO: Senator Scott Introduces Governor Haley at Confirmation Hearing

Wednesday | January 18, 2017

This morning, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) introduced Governor Nikki Haley during her confirmation hearing for the position of Ambassador to the United Nations. … Continue Reading


Scott Introduces Bipartisan Resolution on Best Hiring Practices

Tuesday | January 17, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) has introduced a bipartisan resolution to encourage the development of best business hiring practices to fully utilize the potential of the United States. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Supports Betsy DeVos for Education Secretary

Tuesday | January 17, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement after introducing and questioning Secretary of Education nominee Betsy DeVos during her confirmation hearing in Senate HELP Committee … Continue Reading


Sen. Scott commemorates the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Sunday | January 15, 2017

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Senator Scott Supports Dr. Ben Carson for HUD Secretary

Friday | January 13, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement after the conclusion of Dr. Ben Carson's confirmation hearing in Senate Banking Committee … Continue Reading


Senator Scott on First Votes of Obamacare Repeal Process

Wednesday | January 11, 2017

Washington - Early this morning, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) voted to pass the 2017 budget resolution, the first step to repealing and replacing Obamacare. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Statement on Death Penalty in Charleston Trial

Tuesday | January 10, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement on today's sentencing in Charleston trial: "Nineteen months ago, a heartless murderer attempted to start a race war. He believed the damage his racist hands wrought would undo Charleston, South Carolina, and maybe even the nation. Today that man was rightly sentenced to death. I want to thank the jurors for their service during this agonizing case. As we heard the testimony of survivors and the families of … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Supports Sessions for Attorney General

Tuesday | January 10, 2017

As the Senate Judiciary Committee prepares to begin the nomination hearings of Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) for United States Attorney General, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement: … Continue Reading


Scott, Shelby Place Wager on College Football Playoff National Championship

Monday | January 9, 2017

U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-SC) and Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today announced a friendly wager on the College Playoff National Championship between the Clemson University Tigers and the University of Alabama Crimson Tide. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Sworn-In to New Term

Tuesday | January 3, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) was sworn-in to his first full term in the United States Senate this afternoon in a ceremony on the Senator floor. Scott will roll out his Opportunity Agenda in the coming weeks, introducing legislation to ensure every American family has the opportunity to succeed. … Continue Reading


Scott: Kerry Speech Promises Path to Pain

Wednesday | December 28, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below following U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's speech regarding Israel and the Middle East today. … Continue Reading


Senator Tim Scott on Nomination of Mulvaney as OMB Director

Saturday | December 17, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below following the nomination of Congressman Mick Mulvaney to lead the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). … Continue Reading


Sen. Scott reacts to final verdict of Mother Emanuel Church shooting

Thursday | December 15, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) reacts to the final verdict reached in the murder trial involving the shooting at Mother Emanuel Church in Charleston: … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Votes to Keep Government Running

Saturday | December 10, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement after voting to fully fund the government through April … Continue Reading


U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement after voting to support the FY17 National Defense Authorization Act

Thursday | December 8, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement after voting to support the FY17 National Defense Authorization Act … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Statement on his Support of the 21st Century Cures Act

Wednesday | December 7, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) issued the following statement after voting to support the 21st Century Cures Act … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Calls for Inclusion of Justice Clarence Thomas in Exhibits at the NMAAHC

Tuesday | December 6, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) sent a letter to the Smithsonian Institution today, requesting a reconsideration of the omission of Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, the second African American to ever serve on the United States Supreme Court, in the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) … Continue Reading


Senate Opportunity Coalition Launches Second Official Event

Tuesday | December 6, 2016

Today, the Senate Opportunity Coalition (SOC) released its second report reviewing their continued progress in identifying common obstacles faced by millions of Americans still living in poverty. … Continue Reading

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