Cornyn to Secretary Yellen: Biden Admin Has Failed on Inflation

News You predicted our economy was on track to get back to more normal operation and that inflation would decline over time. We now know that inflation rose to a level not seen in more than 40 years, and that inflation accelerated. The President’s budget misses the mark, which is disappointing, but unfortunately pretty consistent […]

Cornyn: Biden Must Work with Republicans to Avoid Debt Crisis

News The one thing that President Biden and Speaker McCarthy agree on is that we cannot breach the debt ceiling. Washington has spent and spent with no meaningful steps to balance the budget. I hope the President will walk back his statement about not negotiating and understand that he has no choice but to work […]

Cornyn Op-Ed: Time to Get America’s Fiscal House in Order: Here are the First Steps

News WASHINGTON – Amid discussions on the debt ceiling, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) authored the following op-ed on on steps Congress and the Biden administration should take to get America’s fiscal house in order. Time to Get America’s Fiscal House in Order: Here are the First Steps Senator John Cornyn January 30, […]

Cornyn: Biden Can’t Sit on the Sidelines of Debt Debate

News The United States narrowly avoided hitting the debt ceiling over a year ago, but now we’re staring down the barrel of another debt crisis. Instead of doling out marching orders, the President needs to do his job, listen to what is being proposed, and negotiate a solution. There are a wide range of ideas […]

Cornyn, Padilla Bill to Allow Unspent COVID Relief Dollars for Infrastructure, Disaster Relief Signed Into Law

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX), Alex Padilla (D-CA), Jon Tester (D-MT), and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) released the following statements after the State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Fiscal Recovery, Infrastructure, and Disaster Relief Flexibility Act, which would make changes to several categories of infrastructure investments and disaster relief eligible for unspent COVID-19 relief dollars, was […]

Cornyn, Van Duyne Bill to Help Small Businesses Navigate Federal Regulations Signed Into Law

News AUSTIN – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and U.S. Representative Beth Van Duyne (TX-24) today released the following statements after theOne Stop Shop for Small Business Compliance Act, which requires the Small Business Administration to create a centralized website for small-entity compliance guides, was signed into law:   “Small business owners have enough administrative […]

Cornyn Statement on Biden Student Loan Debt Cancellation Announcement

News Share on email Share on linkedin Share on facebook AUSTIN – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) issued the following statement in response to the Biden Administration’s announcement to ‘cancel’ student loan debt, creating hundreds of billions of dollars in new federal debt: “The Biden Administration’s election-year stunt to force working class folks to pay off […]

VIDEO: Cornyn: Reckless Tax-and-Spending Bill No Different Than ‘Build Back Better’

News Share on email Share on linkedin Share on facebook Job-killing tax hikes. Green New Deal climate policies. This bill will increase taxes on families earning less than $400,000 a year. It will stifle medical and pharmaceutical innovation and prevent new lifesaving cures from being discovered. I don’t know how our Democratic colleagues are going […]

Manchin Criticizes Budget Model He Once Touted

News Share on email Share on linkedin Share on facebook THEN: ‘Manchin has been consulting with Penn Wharton experts throughout the process and trusts the model.’ NOW: ‘I respectfully disagree with the people from Penn Wharton.’ WASHINGTON – Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) has cited the Penn Wharton Budget Model as an authority on the cost […]

Cornyn Blasts Manchin’s New Build Back Broke Bill

News Share on email Share on linkedin Share on facebook Raising taxes on job creators, crushing energy producers with new regulations, and stifling innovators looking for new cures will only make this recession worse, not better. WASHINGTON –U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement in response to reports that Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) had […]

Cornyn, Wyden Bill to Exempt Trafficking Survivors’ Restitution from Taxes Passes Senate

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR) released the following statements after their Human Trafficking Survivor Tax Relief Act, which would exempt civil damages, restitution, and other monetary awards given to human trafficking survivors from federal income taxes, passed the Senate unanimously. It would also codify current Internal […]

Cornyn Meets with Central Texas Rural County Leaders for Pandemic Recovery Update

THORNDALE – Today, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) met with Milam County Judge Steve Young, Milam County Sheriff Mike Clore, Bell County Judge David Blackburn, Burleson County Judge Keith Schroeder, Falls County Judge Jay Elliot, and Williamson County Commissioner Russ Boles. County leaders shared how the federal response to the pandemic has helped their communities […]