Senator Cornyn

VIDEO: Cornyn Introduces Nominees for Western District of Texas in Judiciary Hearing

News El Paso and Del Rio have some heavy dockets because of their proximity to the U.S.-Mexico border, so these are very important positions that are being nominated today. WASHINGTON – Today in the Senate Judiciary Committee, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced Judge Leon Schydlower and Ernesto “Ernest” Gonzalez, judicial nominees for the U.S. […]

Cornyn Calls Out Judicial Nominees for Opposing Religious Freedom

News The fact that Senator Cruz and I have been able to work so effectively with the Biden administration on judicial nominees is proof that cooperation is not just possible, it’s also deeply important. Unfortunately, not all are fit to serve on the bench. We can do much better as a country than Judge Kasubhai, […]

Sen. Cornyn’s 2023 in Review

News Sen. Cornyn Had Five Bills Signed Into Law & Helped Nearly 12,000 Texans with Federal Agencies WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement and background highlighting his office’s accomplishments in constituent services and his legislation signed into law in 2023: “Whether we are helping veterans receive timely care or ensuring […]

Cornyn, Cruz on Gonzalez and Schydlower Nominations for Western District of Texas

News DALLAS – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) released the following statements on the nominations of Ernesto “Ernest” Gonzalez and Judge Leon Schydlower for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas in Del Rio and El Paso, respectively: “With decades of experience in Texas courtrooms, Judge Leon Schydlower and […]

PHOTO: Cornyn Meets with Wilson County Judge

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) met today with Wilson County Judge Hank Whitman to discuss the importance of securing the southern border, funding services for veterans, and passing government funding bills in a timely manner. See photo attached and below. This image is in the public domain, but those wishing to do […]

Cornyn Discusses SCOTUS Code of Conduct, Democrats’ Partisan Subpoena Ploy

News Any decision about the Supreme Court’s rules… should not come from the Congress. It should come from the Court itself, and now it has done so. I hope this development will also encourage the Chairman of the Judiciary Committee to abandon his latest partisan attack on the Court. I urge my colleagues to abandon […]

Cornyn, Cruz on Nomination of John Kazen for U.S. Southern District of Texas

News THE WOODLANDS – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) released the following statements on the nomination of John Kazen to fill a judicial vacancy on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas in Laredo: “Judge Kazen’s legal acumen, work ethic, and three decades of experience in private practice and public service […]

VIDEO: Cornyn Slams Democrats’ Partisan Attacks on the Supreme Court

News This is just another episode and a long-standing campaign of intimidation and harassment of the Supreme Court and its members. If the Supreme Court last term had decided a bunch of cases the way that our folks on the Democratic side like, we wouldn’t be having this hearing. ‘The United States Senate and some […]

Cornyn, Cruz Accepting Applications for Judicial Vacancies in El Paso and McAllen

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) announced that they are accepting applications for judicial vacancies in the U.S. District Courts for the Western District of Texas and the Southern District of Texas. These vacancies are located in El Paso and McAllen, respectively. The Senators have established a bipartisan panel […]

Cornyn: Democrats’ Threats Against Federal Judiciary Must Stop

News We are not here to bully any judge into doing what the Majority Leader wants, or what any of us wants, which would ultimately undermine the legitimacy of the Court. Many in… today’s Democratic party are trying to blur the line between the legislative and judicial branches and act as if the judges are […]

VIDEO: Cornyn Condemns Democrats’ Baseless Attacks on Supreme Court Justices

News Members of the United States Supreme Court…have been subjected to relentless campaigns of harassment and intimidation. It can lead unstable individuals to decide that they are going to conduct an assassination of these members of the Supreme Court. Things have gotten terribly out of hand. WASHINGTON – Today in the Senate Judiciary Committee, U.S. […]

Cornyn, Cruz on Nomination of Irma Carrillo Ramirez for U.S. Fifth Circuit Court

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) released the following statements on the nomination of Irma Carrillo Ramirez to fill a judicial vacancy on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit: “Judge Ramirez’s distinguished track record of judicial excellence throughout her decades of service in Texas makes her exceptionally qualified for […]

Cornyn: Far Left Must Stop Reckless Attacks on Federal Judges

News Over the last several years, Washington Democrats have waged war on our independent federal judiciary. The top Democrat in the United States Senate threatened two sitting Supreme Court justices by name based on a case they were considering. In the years since, the radical left has picked up the sword and carried on the […]

Cornyn, Cruz Bill to Extend Federal Court Proceedings in West Texas Passes Senate

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) released the following statements after their Improving Access to Our Courts Act, which would allow federal court proceedings to be conducted at the U.S. District Court in Alpine, Texas that is one of the seven Western District of Texas courts and serves nine Texas counties, passed […]

VIDEO: Cornyn Defends Federal Judges as AG Garland Refuses to Condemn Liberal Attacks

News CORNYN: Federal judges have had a hard time defending themselves against attacks… This has led to political protests at the Justices’ homes and even a threatened assassination of a member of the Supreme Court of the United States. General Garland, you are the chief law enforcement officer of the United States. Will you condemn […]