Press Releases

VIDEO & TRANSCRIPT: Scott: Obama’s “Latest [Gitmo] Announcement, is ‘Overcooking my Grits’”

Thursday | November 5, 2015

U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-S.C.), Pat Roberts (R-Kan.), and Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) today hosted a press conference responding to the White House's refusal to rule out executive action to close Guantanamo Bay and transfer prisoners to the United States. … Continue Reading


ICYMI: Scott National Review Op-Ed: Keep Guantanamo Open — the Arguments for Closing It Don’t Add Up

Wednesday | November 4, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) today published an op-ed in the National Review telling the real story of what it's like at the detention facilities at Guantanamo Bay following his recent visit with Senators Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) to the facility in Cuba. … Continue Reading


Scott, Murray, Cantwell, Collins, Booker Introduce Resolution Commemorating National Apprenticeship Week

Tuesday | November 3, 2015

U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-SC), Patty Murray (D-WA), Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Susan Collins (R-ME), and Cory Booker (D-NJ) introduced a bipartisan resolution in the Senate designating the week of November 2, 2015, National Apprenticeship Week. … Continue Reading


Scott Votes to Prevent EPA From Imposing Destructive New Regulations on South Carolina Waters

Tuesday | November 3, 2015

Working to stop the regulatory nightmares caused by President Obama's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) today voted for both the Federal Water Quality Protection Act (S. 1140) and a joint Resolution of Disapproval to prevent the expanded "Waters of the United States" (WOTUS) rule (S.J. Res. 22 … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Marks Beginning of National Apprenticeship Week

Monday | November 2, 2015

At the beginning of the first National Apprenticeship Week, which takes place November 1st - 7th, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement … Continue Reading


Scott on Gitmo: US “built a world-class, one-of-a-kind facility in a remote location hundreds of miles away”

Thursday | October 29, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) continues his strong efforts to keep Gitmo detainees at Gitmo. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Statement on Syria

Thursday | October 29, 2015

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Scott: New Deal Ignores America's Demand to Impose Fiscal Order in Washington

Thursday | October 29, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) issued the following statement about the budget deal that has emerged from negotiations between the Obama White House and GOP Congressional leadership … Continue Reading


AYOTTE, SCOTT, CAPITO EXPRESS SUPPORT FOR FEMALE GUARDS AT GUANTANAMO

Wednesday | October 28, 2015

Today, U.S. Senators Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), Tim Scott (R-SC), and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) held a joint press conference to discuss their visit last week to the Guantanamo Bay detention facility. … Continue Reading


VIDEO: Senator Scott: “Gitmo is The Only Location on Earth to Keep these Enemy Combatants”

Wednesday | October 28, 2015

U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-SC), Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), and Shelley Capito (R-WV) held a joint press conference today to discuss their visit last week to the Guantanamo Bay detention facility in Cuba. … Continue Reading


Scott: Obama Trades Military Readiness for Political Points on Guantanamo

Thursday | October 22, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott released the statement below following President Barack Obama's veto of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) this afternoon. … Continue Reading


Scott to Travel to Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility

Thursday | October 22, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) today announced that he will travel to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to visit detention facility in the coming days as part of a congressional delegation. … Continue Reading


Applications for Service Academy Nominations Due Monday, October 26th at 5PM

Wednesday | October 21, 2015

The Office of U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) is accepting applications for Service Academy Nominations through Monday, October 26th at 5PM. … Continue Reading


Scott Praises House Passage of Legislation to Reauthorize DC School Choice Program

Wednesday | October 21, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), a leading advocate for school choice in the U.S. Senate, praised the House of Representatives for passing the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Act today. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Fights to Stop Sanctuary City Policies

Tuesday | October 20, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott released the statement below after Senate Democrats today blocked consideration of the Stop Sanctuary Policies and Protect Americans Act … Continue Reading


Disaster Recovery Centers Open Around South Carolina to Assist Impacted South Carolinians

Wednesday | October 14, 2015

As South Carolina families continue to recover from recent severe storms and flooding, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) highlighted Disaster Recovery Centers opened in eight locations to assist South Carolinians navigate the various recovery assistance options. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Encourages Residents to Stay Vigilant as Flooding Continues in Several Communities

Thursday | October 8, 2015

As the Lowcountry of South Carolina braces for more flooding tomorrow and this weekend, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) today encouraged residents along the coast to stay aware of their surroundings. In the next 8-12 hours, Georgetown will begin to see rising water along the Pee Dee and Black Rivers, and Pawley's Island, Jamestown and areas below Givhans Ferry are preparing for serious flooding. Multiple communities along rivers across the state, including the Santee, Edisto and Ashley rivers, are also in danger of flooding. Flooding in parts of the Lowcountry is expected to last for up to 12 days. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Statement on PACE Act Being Signed Into Law

Thursday | October 8, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement on the President signing the Protecting Affordable Care for Employees (PACE) Act into law. … Continue Reading


Senators Scott, Feinstein, Johnson and Booker Introduce Bill to Extend Successful D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program

Thursday | October 8, 2015

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South Carolinians Impacted By Severe Storms and Flooding Encouraged to Register with FEMA to Be Considered for Recovery Assistance

Wednesday | October 7, 2015

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