Senator Cornyn

Cornyn on Senate Passage of National Security Supplemental

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement after the Senate passed the national security supplemental funding legislation: “I am disappointed that the national security supplemental appropriation failed to achieve a secure border, but in the end, if President Biden won’t enforce current laws, I have no confidence he will enforce […]

Cornyn on Biden Admin’s Continued Appeasement of Iran

News Since mid-October, Iranian-backed militia groups have attacked U.S. troops in the region more than 165 times. The Biden administration has projected an image of weakness when it comes to foreign policy. Appeasement is not a viable strategy when it comes to autocrats, dictators, and terrorists. WASHINGTON – Today on the floor, U.S. Senator John […]

Cornyn: Hamas Sympathizers ‘Divorced from Reality’

News This past weekend, we saw the latest chapter in blaming the victim as thousands of protesters gathered in downtown Washington, D.C., to demand a ceasefire in Gaza. I find it deeply disturbing to see this view shared by so many because it’s completely divorced from reality. We have a duty to stand with our […]

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 Discusses Delegation Visit to Israel

News I just returned from a trip to the Middle East with a bipartisan group of colleagues from the Senate Intelligence Committee. I hope in the coming weeks the Senate can finally make progress on the need for assistance for Israel. The clock is ticking, and the Senate needs to act soon to ensure Israel […]

Cornyn, Colleagues’ Bill to Quickly Replenish U.S. Defense Stockpiles After Providing Aid to Allies Signed Into Law

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Dick Durbin (D-IL), and Marco Rubio (R-FL) released the following statements after their Securing American Acquisitions, Readiness, and Military Stockpiles (ARMS) Act, which gives the Department of Defense (DoD) enhanced procurement authorities to quickly refill American defense stockpiles after the President provides aid to […]

Cornyn, Warner Bill to Reform Security Classification System Signed Into Law

News Legislation Streamlines Declassification While Modernizing the Classification System & Reviewing Existing Security Clearances WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Mark Warner (D-VA) released the following statements after their Sensible Classification Act, which increases accountability and oversight of the classification system, limits overclassification, and directs federal agencies […]

Cornyn-Supported Defense Bill Passes Senate

News Contains Priorities for Texas & Legislation from Sen. Cornyn WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) today released the following statement after the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2024 passed the Senate: “We live in a dangerous world, and maintaining our paramount strength and the deterrence that flows from that is absolutely imperative,” said Sen. […]

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 […]