Senator Cornyn

Cornyn, Shaheen Introduce Bill to Prevent Military Personnel Transferring Skills to Foreign Adversaries

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) today introduced their Safeguarding Tactics and Operational Procedures from (STOP) Enemies Act, which would update the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) to prohibit active duty and retired service members from providing military education, military training, or tactical advice to foreign adversaries: “Our […]

Cornyn on Schumer’s Israel Speech: ‘Deeply Disrespectful’

News The Majority Leader’s speech this morning was deeply disrespectful of our ally. To say… that Israel ought to stay its hand and allow Hamas, potentially, to reconstitute in Gaza is not only deeply disrespectful, it undermines the ability of the Israelis to do what they must do, which is destroy that threat. We need […]

PHOTO: Cornyn Meets with Laredo Chamber of Commerce & Elected Officials

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) met today with members of the Laredo Chamber of Commerce, local business leaders, and City Councilmembers to discuss strengthening cross-border trade and travel, increasing access to health care and Federally Qualified Health Centers in the region, and maintaining relations with our strongest trading partner, Mexico. See photo […]

Cornyn, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Enact Consequences of a Chinese Invasion of Taiwan

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX), Chris Coons (D-DE), Bill Cassidy (R-LA), and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) today introduced legislation that would require the U.S. Department of the Treasury to terminate the U.S.-China Tax Treaty within 30 days of a Presidential determination that China has initiated an armed attack on Taiwan: “The United […]

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 […]