Press Releases

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


Scott: Proud to Vote to Repeal Obamacare

Wednesday | December 2, 2015

Following his vote to repeal Obamacare today, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Announces Panelists for Upcoming Small Business Committee Field Hearing on Recovery Efforts

Monday | November 30, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), member of the United States Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, today announced panelist for Friday's field hearing entitled, "Strategies for Rebuilding: An Examination of Small Business Recovery Efforts in South Carolina" in Columbia. … Continue Reading


Scott: President Signed NDAA Today, Can't Ignore Congress and the American People on Guantanamo

Tuesday | November 24, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) issued the following statement after President Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) this afternoon. … Continue Reading


South Carolina Sheriffs Express “Grave Concern” Over Obama’s Threat to Close Guantanamo by Executive Order

Tuesday | November 24, 2015

Sheriffs from three counties surrounding potential South Carolina site say Obama would 'undermine and diminish our abilities to serve and protect our communities' … Continue Reading


In Focus: Gitmo Over the Weekend

Monday | November 23, 2015

"You walk away realizing that the world's worst terrorists are housed at a location that is isolated by an ocean, mountains and deserts, and the deserts have old Cuban landmines. [...] anyone who wants to come rescue anybody has to go through those three major barriers." - Senator Tim Scott … Continue Reading


WTAS: Leading Editorial Pages Agree, President “Cannot Legally Transfer Prisoners From Guantanamo To The United States”

Wednesday | November 18, 2015

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Obama Administration vs. Obama Administration on Gitmo

Tuesday | November 17, 2015

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Senator Scott Statement on Paris Attacks

Monday | November 16, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement in regards to the Paris attacks … Continue Reading


In Case You Missed It: Group of Senators “want more details on Gitmo transfers"

Monday | November 16, 2015

Last week, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) joined Senators Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), James Inhofe (R-OK), Tom Cotton (R-AR), Michael Rounds (R-SD), Thom Tillis (R-NC), and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) demanded increased transparency related detainees at Guantanamo and their transfer to other countries … Continue Reading


Scott Demands Increased Transparency On Guantanamo Detainees From Obama Administration

Friday | November 13, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) joined Senators Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), James Inhofe (R-OK), Tom Cotton (R-AR), Michael Rounds (R-SD), Thom Tillis (R-NC), and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) in demanding President Obama adhere to his own promise of increasing transparency, a commitment on which the administration has fallen short when it comes to detainees at Guantanamo and their transfer to other countries. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott: Bipartisan, Veto-Proof Vote Demands President Stop Playing Politics with Guantanamo

Tuesday | November 10, 2015

Following today's overwhelming passage (91-3) of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) by the United States Senate, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) reaffirmed the significant opposition facing the President as the White House plays politics with our national security in their attempts to close the detention facilities at Guantanamo Bay … Continue Reading


Statement from Senator Scott Honoring Veteran's Day

Tuesday | November 10, 2015

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Senator Tim Scott Accepting Internship Applications for Spring 2016

Monday | November 9, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) is now accepting applications for congressional internships in his Washington, DC, Upstate, Midlands and Lowcountry offices for the spring 2016 term. … Continue Reading


In Case You Missed It: Roberts, Scott, Gardner Warn President to Drop Guantanamo Executive Order Threat

Friday | November 6, 2015

Media outlets across the country are talking about U.S. Senators Pat Roberts (R-KS), Tim Scott (R-SC) and Cory Gardner (R-CO) calling on President Obama to drop his threat to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facilities by Executive Order. … Continue Reading


Scott: Obama Chooses Paris over American Jobs with Keystone Pipeline Rejection

Friday | November 6, 2015

Following President Obama's rejection of the Keystone XL Pipeline today, U.S. Senator Tim Scott issued the following statement. … Continue Reading


Scott Introduces EPIC Act to End Partisan Culture at IRS

Thursday | November 5, 2015

Following the Senate Finance Committee's investigation into the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) treatment of conservative organizations, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) today introduced the End the Partisan IRS Culture (EPIC) Act to end mandatory labor unions and decrease political decision making at the IRS. … Continue Reading

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