Press Releases

Senator Scott Announces Summer 2016 Internships

Thursday | February 4, 2016

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


Scott Honors the Beginning of Black History Month

Monday | February 1, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement in recognition of February as Black History Month … Continue Reading


Scott on Obama Appointee’s Decision to Reverse Former VA Senior Official’s Demotion

Thursday | January 28, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the below statement following news that the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) reversed the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs decision to demote a former senior official accused of using her position for personal gain, allowing her to remain a high paid VA employee. … Continue Reading


Scott Sponsors Resolution Declaring National School Choice Week, Calls for Swift Reauthorization of DC OSP

Monday | January 25, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), a leading advocate for school choice in the United States Senate and sponsor of the "National School Choice Week" resolution, issued the following statement at the beginning of "National School Choice Week," which takes place January 25 through January 31: … Continue Reading


Life is Precious: We Must All Stand for Life

Friday | January 22, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), a vocal pro-life advocate, released the following statement regarding the 43rd Anniversary of Roe vs. Wade and March for Life taking place in Washington, DC today … Continue Reading


Scott Votes to Ensure Terrorists and Foreign Fighters Don’t Exploit Refugee Program

Wednesday | January 20, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) today voted to enact the strongest national-security vetting process for any refugee population looking to come to the United States by voting for theAmerican Security Against Foreign Enemies (SAFE) Act of 2015. … Continue Reading


Senator Tim Scott Remembers the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Saturday | January 16, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement in celebration of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday … Continue Reading


Scott, Roberts, Gardner Stand United Against Transferring Terrorists to Any Domestic Location

Friday | January 15, 2016

Following Defense Secretary Ash Carter's announcement that he has submitted a plan to President Obama to close the Guantanamo Bay detention center and move dozens of dangerous terrorists to a domestic location, U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-SC), Pat Roberts (R-KS) and Cory Gardner (R-CO) released the statement below … Continue Reading


Scott: “It’s Time to Open the Books at the Fed”

Tuesday | January 12, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), a member of the Senate Banking Committee, today voted for the Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2015, widely known as "Audit the Fed. … Continue Reading


Senators Scott, Roberts & Gardner to Sit Together at SOTU in Unified Opposition to President’s Gitmo Plan

Tuesday | January 12, 2016

To show strong and unified opposition to the President's plan to relocate terrorists held at the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay to American communities, U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-S.C.), Pat Roberts (R-Kan.), and Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) tonight will sit together at the President's State of the Union Address. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott's Response to the State of the Union

Tuesday | January 12, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement in response to President Obama's last State of the Union address … Continue Reading


Senators Scott, Roberts & Gardner to Pres. Obama: Moving GITMO to Mainland Threatens National Security

Tuesday | January 12, 2016

Following the President's State of the Union Address, U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-S.C.), Pat Roberts (R-Kan.), and Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) today said President Obama's intention to use executive action to re-locate terrorists held at the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay to American communities would harm national security. … Continue Reading


Senators Tim Scott and Jeff Sessions Make Friendly Wager on NCAA Championship Game

Thursday | January 7, 2016

Ahead of next week's showdown for the NCAA College Football National Championship between the Clemson Tigers and Alabama Crimson Tide, Senators Tim Scott (R-SC) and Jeff Sessions (R-AL) have made a friendly wager on who will take this year's title - with barbeque and neckties on the line. … Continue Reading


Scott Statement on Obama’s Newest Executive Action Restricting Americans’ 2nd Amendment Rights

Tuesday | January 5, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the below statement following President Obama's announcement that he will circumvent Congress through executive action … Continue Reading


Closing Gitmo “Will be an Uphill Battle” for Obama Administration

Monday | December 21, 2015

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Scott Measure to Increase Transparency of Obamacare Costs

Friday | December 18, 2015

Working to ensure families and small businesses have a clearer picture into the impact of Obamacare and its numerous new taxes, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) today introduced the Obamacare Tax Transparency Act to increase transparency into one of the largest taxes under Obamacare, the Health Insurance Tax. … Continue Reading


Scott: Trillion Dollar Omnibus Does Not Solve Refugee Crisis, is Full of Reckless Spending and Allows Obama’s Agenda to Continue Unabated

Friday | December 18, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement after voting "no" on the trillion dollar-spending package passed by Congress today. … Continue Reading


Senators Emphasize Dangers of Closing Guantanamo with News of Former Gitmo Detainee Becoming al-Qaeda Leader

Thursday | December 10, 2015

U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-SC), Pat Roberts (R-KS) and Cory Gardner (R-CO) released the following statements regarding reports that a former detainee at Guantanamo Bay, Ibrahim al-Qosi, has become a senior leader of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP). … Continue Reading


Senator Tim Scott Statement on Final Passage of Every Student Succeeds Act

Wednesday | December 9, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), a leading advocate for school choice in the United States Senate, issued the following statement after voting against the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) - the successor to No Child Left Behind … Continue Reading


Scott Continues to Fight to Hold IRS Bureaucrats Accountable

Wednesday | December 2, 2015

Today, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) joined Senators Richard Burr (R-NC), Mike Enzi (R-WY), Chuck Grassley (R- IA), Dean Heller (R-NV) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA) to introduce the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Accountability Act of 2015. … Continue Reading

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