Senator Cornyn

Cornyn Slams Democratic Leader for ‘Schumer Shutdown’

News The Senate has not passed a single appropriations bill that passed out of the Senate Appropriations Committee. This is not governing. This is not responsible. The Majority Leader has simply failed to let the Senate do its work. WASHINGTON – Today on the floor, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) pointed out the hypocrisy of […]

Cornyn to Schumer: ‘It Didn’t Have to Be This Way’

News The end of the fiscal year is just 12 days away, and the Senate has not yet voted on a single one of the 12 appropriations bills. It didn’t have to be this way. One bill is better than nothing, which seems to be Senator Schumer’s preferred outcome. WASHINGTON – Today on the floor, […]

Cornyn: Schumer Set Senate Up to Fail on Government Funding

News Earlier this week the Majority Leader… spoke about the Senate appropriations process thus far, and he referred to it as the “gold standard in good governance.” While the Majority Leader has preached the virtues of regular order, he’s refused to actually engage in a process where we can be successful. If the government shuts […]

Cornyn Blasts Schumer for Running Out the Clock on Government Funding

News Today, more than 80 days after the Appropriations Committee passed its first spending bill, the full Senate is beginning to consider the first batch of those bills. Senator Schumer knows the Senate can’t complete its work in 18 days. The Majority Leader has squandered valuable time that could have been spent debating, amending, and […]

Cornyn: Spending Cuts Top September To-Do List

News Several months ago, Speaker McCarthy and President Biden reached a deal that raised the debt ceiling in exchange for deeply-needed spending cuts. House members are knee-deep in discussions over the best way to pursue those spending cuts… but still, that hasn’t stopped the Majority Leader from criticizing them. ‘I hope that Speaker McCarthy and […]

Cornyn Introduces Resolution to Overturn Biden’s Newest Student Loan Scheme

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) today introduced a joint resolution of disapproval under the Congressional Review Act with 16 of his Senate Republican colleagues to strike down President Biden’s reckless Income-Driven Repayment (IDR) rule, which will incentivize students to take on college loan debt, hurt Texas families, and cost taxpayers as much as […]

Cornyn Statement on SCOTUS Ruling Against Biden Student Loan Cancellation Scheme

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling against the Biden administration’s student loan debt cancellation scheme: “Today, the Court preserved the fundamental principle of personal responsibility and put an end to the Biden administration’s desperate PR stunt that would have forced taxpayers […]

Cornyn Calls on Biden to Cancel Japan Trip, Focus on Debt Ceiling Negotiations

News Secretary Yellen said the U.S. could default as early as June 1, which is 16 days away. He can’t fly halfway around the globe just as negotiations are gaining momentum. Now is the time for the President to take this crisis seriously and to own his responsibility to negotiate a successful outcome. WASHINGTON – […]

Cornyn to Biden: It’s Time to Get Serious on the Debt Limit

News This week, the House is expected to vote on legislation to begin to rein in Congress’ out-of-control spending and avoid a debt default. Unfortunately, President Biden refuses to engage. The only way to avoid a debt crisis is through bipartisan negotiation… and it’s time for President Biden to get the message. WASHINGTON – Today […]

Cornyn to IRS Commissioner: Democrats’ EV Tax Credits Will Enrich China

News The Inflation Reduction Act… lavishes rich subsidies for electric vehicles, up to $7,500 credit. 77% of the batteries made in the world are made by China. It appears to me that the American taxpayer will be subsidizing the purchase of Chinese-made… electric vehicles by virtue of these tax credits. WASHINGTON – Today in the […]

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 […]