Senator Cornyn

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 […]

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

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) introduced the Improving Access to Our Courts Act to allow federal court proceedings to be conducted at the U.S. District Court in Alpine, Texas, which is one of the seven U.S. District Courts for the Western District of Texas and serves nine Texas counties: “The American […]

Cornyn Statement on Nominations of U.S. Attorneys for Texas Districts

News Candidates Would Fill Vacancies in the Western, Southern, and Northern Districts of Texas DALLAS – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement on the nominations of Jaime Esparza for U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Texas, Alamdar Hamdani for U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Texas, and Leigha Simonton for […]

Cornyn on Arrest of Armed Man Near Kavanaugh’s Home

News Share on email Share on linkedin Share on facebook WASHINGTON – After reports of police detaining an armed man near Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s home who threatened to kill the Justice, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement calling on the House of Representatives to pass his Supreme Court Police Parity […]

Cornyn, Coons Bill to Apply STOCK Act Requirements to Federal Judges Signed Into Law

Bill Followed Wall Street Journal Report on Judges Neglecting Financial Disclosure Requirements, Avoiding Potential Conflicts of Interest WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Chris Coons (D-DE) released the following statements after their Courthouse Ethics and Transparency Act, which would require online publication of financial disclosure reports for federal judges and mandate they submit […]

Cornyn: House Slow-Walking Police Protection for SCOTUS Justices & Families

After some negotiations, we were able to get this passed unanimously by the United States Senate. But it’s currently hung up in the House, based on, I think, a misguided effort to include even law clerks of the Court. I shudder to think what might happen if the Supreme Court members and their family are […]

Cornyn: Partisan House Bill Politicizes Safety of SCOTUS Justices & Families

Our bill passed the Senate unanimously on Monday, and now it’s time for our colleagues in the House to follow suit. This partisan bill in the House ignores the good faith work that was being done here in the Senate to build consensus and expands this legislation to include divisive provisions like potentially extending police […]

After Threats, Cornyn Discusses Bill to Provide Security to SCOTUS Justices & Families

It’s not just an attack against the independence of the judiciary. This risks violence against members of the Supreme Court and their families. I introduced a piece of legislation to enhance the authorities of the Supreme Court law enforcement agencies to provide protective details for the judges and their families, who’ve already been threatened with […]