Senator Cornyn

Cornyn on Pres. Biden’s Plan to Raise Taxes for Majority of Americans

News Washington Democrats went on a crazy spending spree that sent inflation skyrocketing to the highest in 40 years. Allowing the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act to expire would raise taxes on virtually everybody, including working families. Inflation is up, interest rates are up, and according to President Biden, another term in office for him […]

Cornyn Votes for FAA Reauthorization Bill: ‘A Major Win for Texas’

News A highly functioning FAA is vital to the country, but it’s clear that the agency has fallen short in a number of respects in recent years. ‘This legislation… delivers a major win for Texas, and in particular, San Antonio, where I was raised. This legislation will allow five additional long-haul flights into Reagan National […]

PHOTO: Cornyn Meets with Midland and Odessa Chambers of Commerce

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) met today with the Midland and Odessa Chambers of Commerce to discuss President Biden’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) project permitting freeze, transportation infrastructure and his and Sen. Cruz’s I-27 Numbering Act, which is now law, and the new Permian Basin Behavioral Health Center opening next year. See […]

Cornyn, King Introduce Bill to Revoke Tax-Exempt Status of Organizations Bankrolling Terrorists

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Angus King (I-ME) today introduced legislation that would terminate the tax-exempt status of groups who provide material support, such as finances, services, or training, to terrorist organizations: “As tensions rise across the globe, terrorism must be rooted out at its source: money,” said Sen. Cornyn. “This […]

Cornyn Discusses Mexico’s Delayed Water Deliveries with Secretary Blinken

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement after a phone call this morning with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken to discuss Mexico’s continued delays in supplying water deliveries to Texas pursuant to the Treaty Relating to the Utilization of Waters of the Colorado and Tijuana Rivers and of the Rio […]

Cornyn: Biden Has No Plan to Reduce Inflation

News The average household in Texas is spending $1,000 a month more today than they did in January of 2021 when President Biden was sworn into office. He and the leaders of his administration have tried to downplay the impact of inflation, but the American people aren’t buying it. President Biden has absolutely no plan […]

Cornyn Denounces Schumer, Wyden Attempts to Ram Through Tax Deal

News We need to pump the brakes on this expansion – this runaway debt train – not stomp on the accelerator. I will not vote to move this bill on the Senate floor until we have a process that allows all Senators to participate. The Majority Leader and the Chairman of the Finance Committee want […]

PHOTO: Cornyn Meets with Laredo Chamber of Commerce & Elected Officials

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) met today with members of the Laredo Chamber of Commerce, local business leaders, and City Councilmembers to discuss strengthening cross-border trade and travel, increasing access to health care and Federally Qualified Health Centers in the region, and maintaining relations with our strongest trading partner, Mexico. See photo […]

Cornyn: Government Funding Scramble Latest Example of Schumer’s Broken Senate

News Members of this body are charged to do the hard work of negotiating, debating, and passing bills to provide government agencies with on-time funding. It’s hard to do when Senator Schumer has us in session two-and-a-half days a week. This is regrettably what we’ve come to expect under Democratic leadership. WASHINGTON – Today on […]

Cornyn Rips Schumer on Government Funding Failures, Defense Implications

News Congress has developed a dangerous habit of circumventing the normal processes for funding the government. With each stopgap bill, we’re sending the message that we’re really not serious about our national security. I don’t know what it’s going to take to convince the Majority Leader that this is important. WASHINGTON – Today on the […]

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: Schumer ‘The Picture of Incompetence’ on Government Funding

News This marks the third time since the end of September that we’ve just been days away from the funding deadline without a plan in place. This is not an accident. This is intentional on the part of the Majority Leader. WASHINGTON – Today on the floor, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) slammed Senate Majority […]

Cornyn: Senate Democrats Get Failing 2023 Report Card

News It’s a familiar theme where the majority fails to tee up these issues until the deadline, and then we can’t get it done and another extension has to be passed. The first four months of next year will be spent working through the backlog of items that should have been completed this year. Given […]

Cornyn, Klobuchar, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Reform Live Event Ticketing System

News Legislation Improves Ticket Purchasing & Price Transparency Issues for Fans WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Ben Ray Luján (D-NM), Roger Wicker (R-MS), and Peter Welch (D-VT) yesterday introduced the Fans First Act, which would help address flaws in the current live event ticketing system by increasing […]

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 […]