Senator Cornyn

Cornyn: Biden’s Border Crisis is Devastating American Cities

News Cities across the country, from El Paso to New York City, are overwhelmed by the burden of caring for these migrants who have no plausible claim to be in the country legally. I didn’t think it was possible for the Biden border crisis to get worse, but it clearly has. Congress needs to act […]

Cornyn on Fox: Biden Doesn’t Care About the Border Crisis

News The President’s afraid of the progressive base, who believes in open borders. I’m proud of the work that Governor Abbott, the Texas legislature… National Guard, and Department of Public Safety have done. If they weren’t doing it, nothing would be there between the cartels and our country, and it would be immeasurably worse. WASHINGTON […]

Cornyn on the Biden Admin Releasing Migrants onto U.S. Streets

News Because the Border Patrol can’t keep up with the influx of people, they simply are now releasing them. We’re here, ready to meet [President Biden] halfway, but all we hear is crickets. It’s past the time to adopt policies and impose consequences. WASHINGTON – Today on the floor, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) discussed […]

Cornyn Announces Support for the Secure the Border Act

News Sen. Cornyn Cosponsors Senate Companion to House-Passed Border Security Legislation WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) announced today that he has cosponsored the Secure the Border Act, border security legislation that would tighten asylum standards to address frivolous asylum claims, narrow the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) power to abuse its discretion […]

Cornyn, Hassan Introduce Bill to Help First Responders Combat the Opioid Crisis

News Bill Would Expand Access to New Overdose Reversal Agents WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) today introduced their Halting the Epidemic of Addiction and Loss (HEAL) Act, which would expand access to new opioid overdose reversal agents in addition to naloxone by updating guidance and grant language from the […]

Cornyn Slams Biden Admin’s Border Blame Game: ‘A New Low’

News This week, the White House launched an attack against House Republicans, accusing them of turning a blind eye to the fentanyl crisis. This administration has been asleep at the wheel for more than two-and-a-half years as fentanyl has continued to pour across our borders. If anyone should be named and shamed for ignoring this […]

Senate Passes Cornyn, Cruz, Kelly Bill to Expand Starr-Camargo Bridge

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX), Ted Cruz (R-TX), and Mark Kelly (D-AZ) released the following statements after theirStarr-Camargo Bridge Expansion Act, which would give authority to increase the number of lanes for the toll bridge or allow a rail line to be built that runs from Rio Grande City, Texas, to Mexico and […]

Cornyn, King Bill to Increase U.S.-Mexico Military Cooperation to Combat Cartels Passes Senate

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Angus King (I-ME) released the following statements after their Partnership for Advancing Regional Training and Narcotics Enforcement Response Strategies (PARTNERS) Act, which would allow the Department of Defense (DoD) to train Mexican military forces in the United States to combat cartels in Mexico, passed the Senate […]

Cornyn, Colleagues Introduce Resolution to Strike Down Biden’s Unserious Border Policies

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX), Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Katie Britt (R-AL), Tommy Tuberville (R-AL), Cynthia Lummis (R-WY), Ted Budd (R-NC), Steve Daines (R-MT), and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) today introduced a joint resolution of disapproval under the Congressional Review Act to strike down President Biden’s Circumvention of Lawful Pathways rule, which purports to take a hard line on […]

Cornyn on Biden Border Lawsuit Hypocrisy

News The administration filed suit over what it called “humanitarian concerns,” which is more than a little ironic. The hypocrisy of the Biden administration complaining about the state trying to do its best to deal with a vacuum when it comes to federal responsibility is absolutely ridiculous. If the President is unhappy with the actions […]

Cornyn Slams Biden on Trafficking of Unaccompanied Minors, Fentanyl Deaths

News What’s it going to take to get the attention of the Biden administration to finally do something about the Biden border crisis? How many more people need to die? How many more children need to be lost before the Biden administration finally agrees to work with us? WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator John Cornyn […]

ICYMI: On Newsmax, Cornyn Rips Biden Admin for Child Labor Trafficking Scandal

News The Biden administration can’t tell you where they are… whether they’re going to school, whether they’re being adequately fed, their medical needs attended to, or whether they’re forced into involuntary labor, sex trafficked, recruited into gangs. WASHINGTON – Yesterday on Newsmax’s Rob Schmitt Tonight, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) condemned the Biden administration’s willful […]

Cornyn: What Will it Take for Senate Democrats to Pay Attention to the Border?

News Biden has completely abdicated his border security responsibilities for more than two-and-a-half years, leading to catastrophic and deadly consequences. 6.9 million migrants coming across the border… 108,000 dead Americans… 300,000 unaccompanied children. What will it take to get the President’s attention? What will it take to get the attention of our Democratic colleagues? WASHINGTON […]

Cornyn Blasts Biden Admin for Child Labor Trafficking Cover-up

News Health and Human Services and the Labor Department shared concerns about labor trafficking… but those reports were either ignored by the White House or intentionally swept under the rug. The administration didn’t just turn a blind eye, it intentionally tried to cover up the widespread exploitation of migrant children. The Biden administration may be […]

Cornyn: Biden Can’t Hide Behind Artificially Low Border Numbers

News We’re encountering more than three times as many migrants as CBP did on a bad day during the Obama administration. The post-Title 42 drop in border crossings doesn’t just ignore those that snuck into the United States, but also those the Biden administration simply waved through… This is another way of hiding the ball. […]