Senator Cornyn

VIDEO: Ahead of Biden Border Trip, Cornyn Highlights Executive Action Hypocrisy

News The same laws that were in effect during President Trump’s administration are still in effect during President Biden’s administration, with far different outcomes. President Biden has no right… to claim that his hands are tied when it comes to addressing the border crisis by executive action. He can fix it, just like he broke […]

VIDEO: Cornyn Discusses Senate Border Proposal

News This proposal is not what the country needs, wants, or deserves. I’ve said from the beginning that I would only support an agreement or a proposal that would… reduce the influx of humanity coming across the border. This proposal does not meet that requirement. WASHINGTON – Today on the floor, U.S. Senator John Cornyn […]

Cornyn on Biden Admin’s Widespread Abuse of Parole Authority

News During the two previous administrations – that was 12 years – an average of 5,600 migrants were paroled into the country each year.’ For FY22 alone, the Biden administration paroled almost 800,000 migrants. The only way to restore some sense or order is by addressing the current failed policies of the Biden administration, particularly […]

Cornyn on Biden’s Border Confession: ‘Pathetic’

News When asked by a reporter if the border was secure, the President… said, “No, it’s not.” He was asked whether his own policies had enabled that, and he said, “No.” This administration’s refusal to take its responsibility for this crisis is pathetic. WASHINGTON – Today on the floor, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) called […]

PHOTO: Cornyn Meets with Fort Worth Mayor

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) met yesterday with Fort Worth Mayor Mattie Parker to discuss the push for changes to the Biden administration’s border policies and the work the city is doing to combat the fentanyl crisis. Last weekend, Sen. Cornyn traveled to North Texas to participate in the Fort Worth Stock […]

VIDEO: Cornyn Calls Out Biden Admin’s Border Flip-Flop

News After falsely stating that the border is secure time and time again, Secretary Mayorkas… met with frontline law enforcement officials. [Secretary Mayorkas] told the Border Patrol agents that the current release rate of migrants caught crossing the border illegally was 85%. President Biden and Secretary Mayorkas, the White House Press Secretary, the Vice President, […]

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. […]

PHOTO: Cornyn Meets with Wilson County Judge

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) met today with Wilson County Judge Hank Whitman to discuss the importance of securing the southern border, funding services for veterans, and passing government funding bills in a timely manner. See photo attached and below. This image is in the public domain, but those wishing to do […]

Cornyn: No National Security Supplemental Without Border Policy Changes

News The supplemental’s supposed to be all about national security, but it fails to deliver anything on one of the most urgent national security priorities, and that is the crisis at the southern border. In all the time I’ve been working on this issue, I’ve never seen anything like the current situation. If Senator Schumer […]

PHOTO: Cornyn Meets with Presidio County Judge

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) met today with Presidio County Judge Joe Portillo to discuss cross-border trade opportunities, the Presidio-Ojinaga International Bridge Project, and the delayed issuance of presidential permits for key bridge projects. Last month, Sens. Cornyn and Ted Cruz (R-TX) sent a letter to President Biden urging him to expedite […]

PHOTO: Cornyn Meets with IBWC Commissioner

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) met today with U.S. Commissioner of the International Boundary and Water Commission (IBWC) Dr. Maria-Elena Giner to discuss the Treaty Relating to the Utilization of Waters of the Colorado and Tijuana Rivers and of the Rio Grande between the U.S. and Mexico. In August, Sen. Cornyn called […]

VIDEO: Cornyn on the Biden Border Crisis: ‘Enough is Enough’

News Enough is enough. We’re not going to proceed to this emergency supplemental that the President has asked for unless and until policy changes are made. The City of Eagle Pass has lost at least $500,000 during a closure of a bridge due to the influx of migrants. We’re not going to miss this opportunity […]