Press Releases

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


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

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