Press Releases

Senator Scott Votes in Support of Secretary of Transportation

Tuesday | January 31, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott released the following statement after voting in support of Elaine Chao for Transportation Secretary. Chao was confirmed by the Senate 93-6: … Continue Reading


VIDEO: Senator Scott in HELP Committee: This is a real debate about how kids today will perform as adults tomorrow

Tuesday | January 31, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) delivered remarks in the Senate HELP committee ahead of voting in support of the nomination of Betsy DeVos for Education Secretary. … Continue Reading


Scott Statement on President’s SCOTUS Nominee

Tuesday | January 31, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott released the following statement after President Trump announced Judge Neil Gorsuch for Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States … Continue Reading


Senators Scott and Rubio Joint Statement on Immigration Executive Order

Saturday | January 28, 2017

U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Tim Scott (R-SC) issued the following joint statement regarding the President's executive order: "After reviewing the recent Executive Orders, it is clear to us that some of what is being said and reported about the scope and implications of these measures is misleading. However, it is also clear that the manner in which these measures were crafted and implemented have greatly contributed to the confusion, anxiety and uncertainty of the last few days. … Continue Reading


Scott Introduces CHOICE Act for Military Families, Parents of Students with Disabilities and Low Income Families

Wednesday | January 25, 2017

In conjunction with National School Choice Week, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) today introduced the Creating Hope and Opportunity for Individuals and Communities through Education Act (S. 235), or CHOICE Act. … Continue Reading


Scott votes in support of UN Ambassador nominee

Tuesday | January 24, 2017

Washington - Today, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) spoke on the Senate Floor in support of Gov. Nikki Haley on her nomination to be the next U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations (Full text below of his remarks below). Shortly after, Haley was confirmed by the Senate 96 to 4. … Continue Reading


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

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