Press Releases

Senators Roberts, Gardner and Scott: DOD Illegally Spent Funds Studying GITMO Relocation Sites

Thursday | September 22, 2016

U.S. Senators Pat Roberts (R-Kan.), Tim Scott (R-SC) and Cory Gardner (R-Co.) today said the Department of Defense (DoD) spent federal funds studying sites on the mainland to relocate prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay (GITMO) despite specific prohibitions of such spending in the National Defense Authorization Act signed into law by President Obama. … Continue Reading

Senators Launch Senate Opportunity Coalition

Wednesday | September 21, 2016

A group of conservative Senators came together today to announce the launch of the Senate Opportunity Coalition, a new initiative aiming to ensure every family across our nation has access to the American Dream. … Continue Reading

Senator Scott Statement on Events in MN, NJ and NY This Weekend

Monday | September 19, 2016

Washington - U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below following attacks this weekend in Minnesota, New Jersey and New York that injured nearly 40 people. … Continue Reading

Scott Votes for Charleston Port Deepening, Other Water Projects Around South Carolina

Thursday | September 15, 2016

Washington - U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) today voted for the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which includes authorization for the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project. The bill also contains language inserted by Senators Scott and Rubio (R-FL) regarding coastal storm and flood risks, and a provision inserted by Senator Scott making improvements to the Lake Marion Regional Water Authority. … Continue Reading

Scott Applauds House Passage of Guantanamo Transfer Bill

Thursday | September 15, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) applauded his colleagues in the House of Representatives for passing H.R. 5351 today, which prohibits the transfer of any detainee held at Guantanamo Bay. … Continue Reading

Senator Scott Announces Senate Banking Subcommittee Hearing on HUD Inspections Process

Thursday | September 15, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), chairman of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development, announced that the subcommittee will hold a hearing Thursday, September 22nd, on the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) inspections process at properties in Florida managed by Global Ministries Foundation (GMF). … Continue Reading

Senator Tim Scott awarded ACU’s Conservative Excellence Award

Wednesday | September 14, 2016

For the third consecutive year, Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) is being awarded the Conservative Excellence Award from the American Conservative Union in recognition of his consistent track record in promoting conservative principles and values while serving as a member of Congress. … Continue Reading

Senator Scott Statement on September 11th

Saturday | September 10, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement on the 15th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks … Continue Reading

Senator Scott Votes to Fund Zika Fight

Tuesday | September 6, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) issued the statement below after voting to fund the fight against the Zika virus. Senate Democrats continued to block passage of the legislation, which they have been holding up since July. … Continue Reading

Senator Scott Joins Rubio to Stop Obama Ransom Payments

Tuesday | September 6, 2016

In response to the Obama Administration's ransom payments to Iran, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) joined Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and other colleagues today to introduce the No Ransom Payments Act. … Continue Reading

Senator Tim Scott to host honor ceremonies for Desert Storm and Desert Shield veterans

Wednesday | August 24, 2016

To recognize the efforts of South Carolina veterans who served during the Desert Shield and Desert Storm campaigns, Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) is scheduled to host two honor ceremonies Saturday, August 27 in Greenville and Charleston. Each veteran attendee will receive a Senatorial Certificate of Appreciation and a lapel pin in commemoration of their service. … Continue Reading

Scott Statement on $400 Million Ransom to Iran

Thursday | August 18, 2016

Senator Tim Scott issued the statement below following the State Department admitting this afternoon they used a $400 million payment to Iran as "leverage" to release American prisoners. … Continue Reading

Sen. Scott Responds to Aetna Leaving S.C. Healthcare Exchange

Tuesday | August 16, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement regarding Aetna's recent announcement that they will be leaving the S.C. healthcare exchange in 2017 … Continue Reading

Sen. Scott Responds to Release of 15 GITMO Detainees

Tuesday | August 16, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement regarding the most recent release of 15 Guantanamo Bay detainees … Continue Reading

Scott Statement on Iran News

Wednesday | August 3, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below regarding today's report that the Obama Administration secretly sent Iran $400 million. … Continue Reading

ICYMI: Senators Scott and Lankford Op-ed in Time Magazine

Thursday | July 28, 2016

Senators Scott and Lankford write a column in TIME Magazine on their "Solution Sundays" initiative. … Continue Reading

Senator Tim Scott Accepting Applications for Fall 2016 Internships

Monday | July 25, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) today announced he is accepting applications for congressional internships in his Washington, DC, North Charleston, Columbia and Greenville offices for the fall of 2016. … Continue Reading

ICYMI: Senator Scott Column in USA Today

Wednesday | July 20, 2016

Senator Scott writes a column in USA Today on the topic of race, strengthening relationships with law enforcement, and the need to have a real conversation about solutions. … Continue Reading

Senator Scott Statement on Tragedy in Baton Rouge

Sunday | July 17, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) issued the statement below following the tragic events in Baton Rouge, Louisiana this morning that have three police officers dead and multiple more wounded. … Continue Reading

Senate Passes Legislation Introduced by Senator Scott and Colleagues to Provide More Housing for Veterans and Low-income Communities

Friday | July 15, 2016

The Senate has overwhelmingly passed the Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act (HOTMA), a bill introduced by U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and colleagues that focuses on instituting federal reforms that will improve families' access to high-opportunity areas and quality of life while cutting overall program costs. … Continue Reading

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