Sen. Ted Cruz

Senator Ted Cruz is currently serving as a U.S. Senator for the State of Texas. He is a sponsor of the Cruz-Markey Hong Kong Policy Reevaluation Act of 2019. Before his election in 2012, Cruz served as Solicitor General for Texas. During his time as Solicitor General and in private practice, he authored more than 80 U.S. Supreme Court briefs and argued 43 oral arguments, including nine before the Supreme Court. He currently serves on the Committee on Foreign Relations, Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, the Committee on the Judiciary, the Joint Economic Committee, and the Committee on Rules and Administration. Cruz has a J.D. from Harvard University, and a B.A. from Princeton University.