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 […]

VIDEO: Cornyn Slams Democrats’ Gas Tax Gimmick

It’s no coincidence that this is an election year and these are people who are particularly desperate to try to address the inflation issue by a phony gimmick like this. WASHINGTON – Today on Fox News’ Your World with Neil Cavuto, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) discussed the Democrats’ plan to suspend the federal gas […]

Cornyn: Senate Should Have True Cost of ‘Build Back Better’ Before a Vote

What they’ve basically done is to create the illusion of a lower price tag without making any real, substantive long-term cuts. And how do you do that? Well, it’s the old-fashioned way. It’s called budget gimmicks. The cost estimate provided by the CBO, we know – given these phony assumptions – is not an accurate […]

Senate Passes Bill from Cornyn, Padilla, Bipartisan Colleagues to Allow Unspent COVID Relief Dollars for Infrastructure, Disaster Relief

WASHINGTON – Last night, the Senate passed the State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Fiscal Recovery, Infrastructure, and Disaster Relief Flexibility Act, legislation led by Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Alex Padilla (D-CA) to make several categories of infrastructure investments and disaster relief eligible for unspent COVID-19 relief dollars. It also extends the deadline to utilize […]

Cornyn Votes Against Raising Debt Ceiling for Democrats’ Reckless Spending

WASHINGTON – Today U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement after voting against raising the debt ceiling, which would allow for an additional $480 billion in borrowing as Senate Democrats attempt to pass a reckless, tax-and-spend social welfare bill: “Last July, Senator McConnell told our Democratic colleagues that as long as you’re going […]

Cornyn, Klobuchar Introduce Bill to Extend COVID Grant Deadline for Independent Entertainment Venues

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) today introduced the SOS Extension Act, which would extend the timeline for using Small Business Administration (SBA) Shuttered Venue Operators Grants, created by his bipartisan Save Our Stages Act, from the end of 2021 to spring of 2023. “Struggling entertainment venues waited months for SBA to distribute relief after […]

Cornyn: Democrats Want to Spend Alone, Will Raise Debt Ceiling Alone

WASHINGTON – Today U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) spoke at a press conference about Senate Democrats’ unwillingness to raise the debt ceiling on a partisan basis after their reckless tax-and-spend spree. Excerpts of Sen. Cornyn’s remarks are below, and video can be found here. “Sen. McConnell has told them since July that because they have […]

Cornyn Votes Against Democrats’ Reckless Tax-and-Spend Budget Bill

WASHINGTON –U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) today released the following statement after voting against Senate Democrats’ tax-and-spending spree, which according to the Committee for a Responsible Budget could cost as much as $5.5 trillion: “For everything from groceries and gas, to cars and appliances, folks are paying more for everyday items than they were a year […]

Cornyn Votes Against Democrat Budget Resolution

WASHINGTON –U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) delivered the following remarks on why he voted against Senate Democrats’ budget, which will enable them to bypass the normal 60 vote requirement and pass a nearly $2 trillion COVID-19 relief bill filled with unrelated spending with only Democrat votes. Excerpts of Sen. Cornyn’s remarks are below, and video can […]