Senator Cornyn

Cornyn, Ossoff, Lankford, Sinema Introduce Bill to Enhance Law Enforcement’s Fentanyl Detection Capabilities

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX), Jon Ossoff (D-GA), James Lankford (R-OK), and Kyrsten Sinema (I-AZ) today introduced the Detection Equipment and Technology Evaluation to Counter the Threat of (DETECT) Fentanyl and Xylazine Act, which would authorize the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to conduct research and development, testing, and evaluation on equipment […]

Cornyn Introduces Bill to Streamline Intelligence Community Acquisition Processes

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Mark Warner (D-VA), and Senators James Lankford (R-OK) and Mark Kelly (D-AZ) today introduced the Enabling New Agile Buying-power and Leveraging Enhancements in Intelligence Community (ENABLE IC) Acquisitions Act, which would enable the IC to streamline acquisition processes and give priority […]

Cornyn, Peters on Permanent Extension of Bill to Protect U.S. Transportation Infrastructure from Chinese Espionage Signed into Law

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Gary Peters (D-MI) released the following statements after their Airport Infrastructure Resources (AIR) Security Act, which would permanently extend their 2023 law to prevent government grants from being used to subsidize the purchase of airport infrastructure like jet bridges from hostile governments, was signed into law […]

VIDEO: Cornyn Slams Biden for Turning His Back on Israel

News Despite the escalation of violence and antisemitic rhetoric in recent weeks, President Biden has failed to demonstrate much-needed leadership. Every statement he’s made on this topic was paired with… some sort of expression of moral equivalency to what Israel is doing and what Hamas is doing. We know President Biden is in a campaign […]

PHOTO: Cornyn Meets with Wichita Falls Delegation

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) met yesterday with members of the Wichita Falls Chamber of Commerce to discuss the importance of Sheppard Air Force Base, the national security supplemental funding package that was recently signed into law, and the upcoming FY25 defense authorization bill. See photo attached and below. This image is […]

Cornyn Discusses Protests on College Campuses, Applauds UT Austin Response

News There is a clear line between protesting and rioting and an even clearer line between free speech and violence. I’m glad the University of Texas at Austin made it clear that antisemitism has no place on its campus. The right to protest is fundamental to our democracy but… it does not grant anyone the […]

Cornyn Applauds $90M Investment to Promote STEM Education at Rice University

News AUSTIN – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement after the National Science Foundation announced yesterday that they have reached an agreement to provide $90 million in funding over the next five years to SafeInsights, an education research and development hub, through the Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) program authorized under the CHIPS […]

Cornyn, Shaheen, Scott, Coons Introduce Bill to Reauthorize Ukraine Lend-Lease Program

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Tim Scott (R-SC), and Chris Coons (D-DE) today introduced legislation to reauthorize the Ukraine Democracy Defense Lend-Lease Act, which would allow the President to enter into lend-lease agreements with Ukraine to provide additional categories of military equipment to protect civilians: “Ukraine’s arsenal is shrinking […]

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 […]

PHOTO: Cornyn Meets with UT Austin President

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) met today with The University of Texas at Austin President Jay Hartzell to discuss advancing Texas’ leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, bolstering our national security, and ensuring America’s global competitiveness in emerging technologies. See photo below. This image is in the public domain, but those wishing to do […]

VIDEO: Cornyn Slams Biden’s Weakness on Iran After Attack on Israel

News On Saturday, President Biden quickly condemned Iran’s attack. Despite that… media reports indicate that President Biden’s support may not be as resolute as those words indicate. Given the President’s tepid response, Congress needs to take action soon to provide Israel with the military aid it needs to defend its sovereignty. WASHINGTON – Today on […]

Cornyn on Democrats Browbeating Israel: ‘Never Seen Anything Like This’

News Following Hamas’ brutal attack against Israel… Republicans and Democrats came together, along with the President of the United States, and declared our support for Israel. This once rock-solid support on a bipartisan basis has slowly eroded. We need to support our closest friend and ally in the region. It’s just that simple. WASHINGTON – […]

Cornyn Urges House to Renew Lend-Lease Authority for Ukraine

News There’s broad bipartisan agreement that America should continue to support Ukraine, but there’s also a growing concern over the cost of that assistance. Lend-lease is not a blank check. It would allow us to answer Ukraine’s call to provide more of what they need and ensure it’s done in a more fiscally responsible way. […]