Blackburn, Booker Honor Women Veteran

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Cory Booker (D-N.J.) introduced a resolution marking today as Women Veterans Appreciation Day in recognition of the anniversary of the signing of the Women’s Armed Services Integration Act of 1948, which allowed women to serve as permanent members of the military.

“2020 is a landmark year in the history of American women. As we commemorate 100 years of women’s suffrage, we also honor those who have served in our nation’s wars so that we...

Blackburn Discusses Judiciary Subpoenas, Investigation Into Michael Flynn on Fox News at Night with Shannon Bream

“When you have the amount of wrongdoing that was done through the Russia collusion hoax and what President Donald Trump has lived with every day, you need to get to the bottom of this. 

“There are 39 people that were involved in this plot. There are 14 that were involved in the unmasking.

“This was a taxpayer-paid-for conspiracy… What taxpayers want to know is who cooked up this plot?”

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Blackburn, Cotton Introduce Resolution Calling for Justice for George Floyd and Opposing 'Defund the Police'

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) introduced a resolution calling for justice for George Floyd and opposing recent calls to defund the police. Senators Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), Josh Hawley (R-Mo.), Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), Martha McSally (R-Ariz.) and Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) are original cosponsors of the resolution. Today, Senator Cotton plans to ask the Senate to pass the resolution by Unanimous...

Senate Passes Blackburn, Kennedy Bill to Protect Free Speech on American College Campuses

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Senate passed the Concerns Over Nations Funding University Campus Institutes in the United States (CONFUCIUS) Act by unanimous consent. The legislation address concerns about Confucius Institutes suppressing free speech on American college campuses. It is sponsored by Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), John Kennedy (R-La.), Doug Jones (D-Ala.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa).

“The Chinese Communist Party has used deceptive tactics to infiltrate our U.S. university...

Blackburn, Rosen Introduce Bill to Train Our Next Generation of STEM Leaders

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), a member of the Armed Services Committee, introduced legislation to authorize the Secretary of Defense to carry out a program to enhance the preparation of students in the Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) for training and education in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. The Providing Resources and Organization to Maximize Opportunities for Training and Education in STEM (“PROMOTES”) Act is cosponsored by...

Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) joined Fox Business’s Mornings with Maria to discuss the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing on the Crossfire Hurricane Investigation with former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

“Rod Rosenstein sat in front of us yesterday and literally punted…every question. This is the epitome of weak leadership.

“Today we are going to take a vote to subpoena these people, and bring them before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

“We've got a list of [39] people that we want to hear from. We want to know, who all they were surveilling? Who were they unmasking? We’re finding out now they wanted to unmask members of the Trump transition. Were they trying to unmask me as I Vice Chaired...

Senator Blackburn responds to President Trump’s decisive actions to reexamine the United States’ relationship with China

On the cancellation of visas for Chinese graduate students with ties to China’s military schools

  • “China can't compete fairly with America, so they send spies posing as students to our universities to steal our IP & technology. Thank you, President Trump, for taking action and blocking Chinese military-linked nationals from covertly entering the U.S. using student visas.” 

On eliminating special policy exemptions for Hong Kong following China’s moves to exert more control over the territory

  • “P...

Telehealth Proves Essential During COVID-19

Results in More Services in More Places by More Providers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Fear of catching an illness by visiting a doctor’s offices should not be an obstacle for patients needing care. Telehealth has proved to be an immensely beneficial form of delivering treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ new rule to increase telehealth access for Medicare Advantage recipients in rural areas is a solid step toward expanding coverage for Americans in need...

Blackburn Discusses Biden Comments, Surveillance of Trump Campaign on Sunday Morning Futures

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) joined Sandra Smith on Fox News’s Sunday Morning Futures.

On Former Vice President Joe Biden’s Comments About African American Voters

“Joe Biden must have missed a lesson from his mother: think before you speak, because this shows what the Democrats think about African American voters. They take it for granted… It is the exact same thing they do when it comes to gender. They take women for granted. You're not fully a woman unless...

Blackburn, Menendez Lead Effort to Protect Free Speech Online

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) have introduced the Open Technology Fund Authorization Act to expand the U.S. government’s support for internet freedom by addressing authoritarian regimes’ escalating efforts to censor, restrict, and surveil the internet. Senators Rick Scott (R-Fla.) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) are original cosponsors.

Repressive censorship and surveillance have become global phenomena, threatening the universal human rights of free...