Press Releases

Senator Scott Statement on Justice Scalia's Passing

Sunday | February 14, 2016

Justice Scalia was a conservative stalwart on the Supreme Court for three decades, and we will miss his consistent efforts to uphold the Constitution and our founding principles. My thoughts and prayers are with his family. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Votes for Strong Sanctions on North Korea Following Missile Launch

Wednesday | February 10, 2016

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Senator Scott Finds Obama Administration’s MOX Proposal Baffling

Tuesday | February 9, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement in response to the Obama administration's decision to terminate the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility (MOX) program at the Savannah River Site as part of his final budget proposal … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Statement on Obama’s Final Budget

Tuesday | February 9, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below regarding President Obama's Fiscal Year 2017 budget proposal. … Continue Reading


Bipartisan Group of Senators Keep Lifesaving Coast Guard Facilities Open in South Carolina and Oregon

Thursday | February 4, 2016

Working together to prevent the closure of lifesaving air facilities in Charleston, South Carolina and in Newport, Oregon, U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-SC), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Ron Wyden (D-OR), and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) today applauded inclusion of language in the final Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2015 that now heads to the President for signature. … Continue Reading


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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