Senator John Cornyn of Texas was one of six U.S. lawmakers who visited Taipei last week and met with senior Taiwanese officials.
Cornyn and Cruz are the first- and third-most prolific Twitter users among Republicans in the national Congress.
The Global Times accused Senator John Cornyn of "testing" China with a now-deleted tweet mistakenly saying there were 30,000 U.S. troops stationed in Taiwan.
Texas Senator John Cornyn criticized the vice president's visit to the U.S.-Mexico border last Friday, saying it was "100 days late and a thousand miles short."
"It certainly wasn't my intention" to question Biden's "physical or mental" state, the Republican senator said.
Republicans have repeatedly attacked the president for being less available to the press and the American people than Trump.
Escobar said the 18 GOP senators who visited the border are the same ones who've done nothing to halt the crisis during their tenure in Washington.
The Texas GOP senator shared a video Friday evening which appeared to show "thousands of kids" inside an overcrowded U.S. southern border facility. But his blame against President Joe Biden was not shared by Democratic members of Congress.
A group of Republican lawmakers are visiting the border, with members of the GOP having branded the situation there a crisis.
Border town mayors in Arizona applaud their senators for speaking up for them amid the surge of migrants.
Congress was blasted by Texas voters from both parties in the latest poll on COVID-19 responses.
Republican senators want to schedule hearings for the Cuomo administration's alleged withholding of the number of nursing home COVID-19 deaths.
There have been traffic deaths, power outages, frozen pipes and circumstances most Texans have never seen in a lifetime. And it's only getting colder.
The senior senator from Texas has caused controversy by tweeting photos of his meals twice in the last week.
While the two Republican senators running in the Georgia runoffs have backed President Donald Trump's push for $2,000 stimulus checks, these six GOP lawmakers have opposed increasing direct payments in the year-end coronavirus relief bill.
The Senate's vote to fill the gap happened just a few hours before the deadline for a nearly $1 trillion stimulus bill that could help Americans just days before Christmas.
Top Republican senators have sent mixed signals on whether it would get done with just hours before the deadline.
The bipartisan Stronger CAPTA was so widely praised that we expected Senate Leader Mitch McConnell to quickly bring the bill to the Senate floor. Instead, the Republicans are blocking it with a much weaker bill of their own.
"Why would a state, even such a great state as Texas, have a say-so on how other states administer their elections?" Cornyn asked.
"I'm not just running against Joe Biden," Trump said. "I'm running against the left-wing mob and the left-wing media, the big tech giants, and I'm also running against the RINOs."
"When his party bosses call," the ad says of Cornyn, "he jumps to rush through a Supreme Court nominee."
The poll shows that voters in the typically right-leaning Lone Star State are favoring Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden over Trump, but that they still prefer their incumbent Republican senator in 2020.
The Texas Republican described his initial relationship with Trump as "maybe like a lot of women who get married and think they're going to change their spouse."
Recent polls have also showed a shrinking lead for President Donald Trump over his Democratic challenger Joe Biden in Texas.
"They're a mark of my service to our country. I'm damn proud of them," M.J. Hegar tweeted.
A flip in Texas would be huge for Democrats as they seek to regain control in the Senate, where Republicans currently hold a 53-to-47 majority.
"There's never been a better time to be a Texas Democrat," a party spokesperson told Newsweek ahead of Tuesday's primary.
Republican Senator John Cornyn has appeared to double down on questioning of expert opinion regarding the pandemic.
Senator John Cornyn faces backlash after saying, "No one under the age of 20 has died of the coronavirus. We still don't know whether children can get it and transmit it to others." The state's Department of Health has reported more than 1,700 cases of COVID-19 among Texans under the age of 19.