Senator Cornyn

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 […]

Cornyn Joins Effort to Pass House’s Israel Aid Bill in Senate

News Why in the world would the Majority Leader, who I know supports Israel, refuse to bring a bill to the floor? Five weeks after the House has passed an Israel aid bill… we are coming to the floor offering to take up and pass the Israel aid, and we’re going to get an objection […]

Cornyn Discusses Outbound Investment Transparency Ahead of Biden-Xi Meeting

News The Chinese Communist Party is focused on shoring up technologies that bolster its military strength and its economic power. Unfortunately, American investors are fueling the success of Chinese military-civil fusion, possibly… without even knowing. Congress needs to enact strong guardrails around investments in China, but before you do that, you need good information, which […]

Cornyn Blasts Schumer for Calling Israel Aid Bill a ‘Joke’

News Last week, the House of Representatives passed a bill to strengthen America’s support for Israel while cutting wasteful government spending. I’m disappointed that President Biden… threatened to veto the bill, and Senator Schumer went so far as to call it a joke. $14.3 billion for Israel while it’s under perhaps an existential threat by […]

PHOTO: Cornyn Meets with AIPAC, Texas Jewish Advocates

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) met today with leadership of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) and members of the Texas Jewish community to discuss Hamas’ unprovoked attacks on Israel and America’s response. Sen. Cornyn cosponsored a bipartisan resolution in support of Israel that unanimously passed the Senate last week. You […]

Cornyn Applauds Senate Passage of Resolution Supporting Israel

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement after the Senate unanimously passed a bipartisan resolution he cosponsored in support of Israel: “Since Hamas launched its unprovoked attacks on Israel, we have witnessed evil in its purest form,” said Sen. Cornyn. “I applaud the Senate’s swift action to support Israel’s right […]

Cornyn Calls Out Iran for Bankrolling Hamas

News For years now, Iran has provided Hamas with the money, the weapons, and the military training that it uses against Israel and other allies. The question now is: will Iran use this opportunity to escalate? I hope that Iran and Hezbollah recognize the high cost of expanding this conflict. WASHINGTON – Today on the […]

VIDEO: Cornyn on Support for Israel: ‘A Battle Between Good and Evil’

News There’s no excusing, no equivocating, no explaining the actions of Hamas. It’s important for the terrorists and their sponsors to understand that America’s support for Israel is not limited to rhetoric. Whatever they need, the United States and the people of this great country will answer the call. WASHINGTON – Today on the floor, […]