Press Releases

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

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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