Press Releases

Senator Scott Votes to Fund Zika Fight

Tuesday | September 6, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) issued the statement below after voting to fund the fight against the Zika virus. Senate Democrats continued to block passage of the legislation, which they have been holding up since July. … Continue Reading

Senator Scott Joins Rubio to Stop Obama Ransom Payments

Tuesday | September 6, 2016

In response to the Obama Administration's ransom payments to Iran, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) joined Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and other colleagues today to introduce the No Ransom Payments Act. … Continue Reading

Senator Tim Scott to host honor ceremonies for Desert Storm and Desert Shield veterans

Wednesday | August 24, 2016

To recognize the efforts of South Carolina veterans who served during the Desert Shield and Desert Storm campaigns, Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) is scheduled to host two honor ceremonies Saturday, August 27 in Greenville and Charleston. Each veteran attendee will receive a Senatorial Certificate of Appreciation and a lapel pin in commemoration of their service. … Continue Reading

Scott Statement on $400 Million Ransom to Iran

Thursday | August 18, 2016

Senator Tim Scott issued the statement below following the State Department admitting this afternoon they used a $400 million payment to Iran as "leverage" to release American prisoners. … Continue Reading

Sen. Scott Responds to Aetna Leaving S.C. Healthcare Exchange

Tuesday | August 16, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement regarding Aetna's recent announcement that they will be leaving the S.C. healthcare exchange in 2017 … Continue Reading

Sen. Scott Responds to Release of 15 GITMO Detainees

Tuesday | August 16, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement regarding the most recent release of 15 Guantanamo Bay detainees … Continue Reading

Scott Statement on Iran News

Wednesday | August 3, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below regarding today's report that the Obama Administration secretly sent Iran $400 million. … Continue Reading

ICYMI: Senators Scott and Lankford Op-ed in Time Magazine

Thursday | July 28, 2016

Senators Scott and Lankford write a column in TIME Magazine on their "Solution Sundays" initiative. … Continue Reading

Senator Tim Scott Accepting Applications for Fall 2016 Internships

Monday | July 25, 2016

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

ICYMI: Senator Scott Column in USA Today

Wednesday | July 20, 2016

Senator Scott writes a column in USA Today on the topic of race, strengthening relationships with law enforcement, and the need to have a real conversation about solutions. … Continue Reading

Senator Scott Statement on Tragedy in Baton Rouge

Sunday | July 17, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) issued the statement below following the tragic events in Baton Rouge, Louisiana this morning that have three police officers dead and multiple more wounded. … Continue Reading

Senate Passes Legislation Introduced by Senator Scott and Colleagues to Provide More Housing for Veterans and Low-income Communities

Friday | July 15, 2016

The Senate has overwhelmingly passed the Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act (HOTMA), a bill introduced by U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and colleagues that focuses on instituting federal reforms that will improve families' access to high-opportunity areas and quality of life while cutting overall program costs. … Continue Reading

VIDEO: Senator Scott Statement on This Week’s Tragic Events

Thursday | July 7, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following video message after the tragic events that occurred in Baton Rouge, Minnesota, and Dallas: … Continue Reading

Scott Joins Colleagues to Introduce TRUST Act to Revoke Secretary Clinton’s Security Clearance

Thursday | July 7, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) joined Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-TX) to introduce the TRUST Act (S.3135), legislation that would revoke Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's security clearance. … Continue Reading

Scott Statement on No Charges Filed Against Clinton

Wednesday | July 6, 2016

Washington - U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below following an announcement by U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch that no charges will be brought against Hillary Clinton. … Continue Reading

Scott Votes to Stop Sanctuary Cities, Supports Efforts to Keep Americans Safe

Wednesday | July 6, 2016

In a push to protect American families, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) today voted for both the Stop Dangerous Sanctuary Cities Act, introduced by Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) and the Stop Illegal Reentry Act, introduced by Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX). … Continue Reading

Scott Statement on FBI Findings Regarding Hillary Clinton

Tuesday | July 5, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below regarding F.B.I. Director James Comey's press conference on Hillary Clinton earlier today. … Continue Reading

ICYMI: Post & Courier: Senator Scott on Mission to Help Fight Poverty

Tuesday | July 5, 2016

The Post & Courier (Charleston, SC) highlighted Senator Scott's continued efforts to help South Carolinians and low-income communities across the country. … Continue Reading

Scott Introduces Legislation to Raise Status of South Carolina’s National Historical Sites, Rename as National Parks

Tuesday | June 28, 2016

The Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie National Park Act of 2016, introduced today by U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), will provide oversight and protection to these historically significant sites in South Carolina's Lowcountry. The bill, which has received support from the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce and the Fort Sumter-Fort Moultrie Historical Trust, establishes a clear management plan for the preservation and maintenance of the site, and has the potential to enhance local economic opportunities and growth for the surrounding area through increased tourism and visitation. … Continue Reading

Senator Scott Statement on Benghazi Report

Tuesday | June 28, 2016

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