Senator Cornyn

Cornyn: Biden Executive Actions Nothing But “Election-Year Stunts”

News This is what the Border Patrol calls a pull factor… attracting people into the United States who know that if they wait long enough, President Biden will find some way to allow them to stay. This is a last-ditch attempt to turn down the heat on the border crisis in the lead up to […]

Cornyn, Cramer Call Out Biden Admin for Dismissing 350,000 Removal Cases

News AUSTIN – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Kevin Cramer (R-ND) sent a letter to U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and Attorney General Merrick Garland questioning the administration’s dismissal of more than 350,000 removal cases and highlighting the erosive effect of these policies on the U.S. legal immigration system: They […]

Cornyn, Grassley, Colleagues Introduce Resolution to Overturn Biden Admin Rule Enabling Abuse of Unaccompanied Migrant Children

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) introduced a joint resolution of disapproval under the Congressional Review Act to strike down the Biden administration’s rule endangering the safety and wellbeing of unaccompanied migrant children: “The Biden administration’s willful neglect of tens of thousands of unaccompanied migrant children is unacceptable,” said […]

Cornyn Slams Biden Admin’s Executive Order on Immigration

News It is a shell game. They are not serious about it. This is a conversion based on the proximity of the next election and sinking poll numbers. This executive order is just political cover, and the American people aren’t going to be fooled. WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) led a press […]

Cornyn, Ossoff, Lankford, Sinema Introduce Bill to Enhance Law Enforcement’s Fentanyl Detection Capabilities

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX), Jon Ossoff (D-GA), James Lankford (R-OK), and Kyrsten Sinema (I-AZ) today introduced the Detection Equipment and Technology Evaluation to Counter the Threat of (DETECT) Fentanyl and Xylazine Act, which would authorize the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to conduct research and development, testing, and evaluation on equipment […]

VIDEO: Cornyn Slams Senate Dems’ Border Bill Stunt

News 108,000 people who died of drug overdoses last year, 71,000 died from fentanyl, and now, the Democrats are claiming that they care. They want to claim that they’re the party of border security after three and a half years. Give me a break. WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) participated in a […]

PHOTO: Cornyn Meets with City of Pharr Leadership

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) met today with City of Pharr officials, including Commissioner Ricardo Medina, City Manager Jonathan Flores, and Assistant City Manager Cynthia Reyes, to discuss the Pharr International Bridge expansion project and the importance of infrastructure improvements for cross-border trade. See photo attached and below. This image is in […]

Cornyn: Biden Admin Has Itself to Blame on Immigration, DACA Reform

News The Biden administration has outsourced our immigration policy to criminal cartels for at least the last three years. President Biden continues to poison the well to good-faith bipartisan attempts to address this problem. It’s impossible for us to pass legislation… when President Biden simply refuses to enforce the law. WASHINGTON – Today in the […]

Cornyn, Tim Scott Bill to Crack Down on Fentanyl Supply Chain Signed into Law

News AUSTIN – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement after the Fentanyl Eradication and Narcotics Deterrence (FEND) Off Fentanyl Act, led by U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) and cosponsored by Sen. Cornyn to crack down on the fentanyl supply chain by financially targeting opioid manufacturers and traffickers, was signed into law as […]

Cornyn Statement on Schumer & Senate Democrats Shutting Down Mayorkas Impeachment Trial

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement after Majority Leader Schumer and Senate Democrats rejected the two articles of impeachment against U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas without holding a trial: “Secretary Mayorkas, as the agent of the Biden administration, is responsible for the border crisis and has […]

Cornyn, GOP Colleagues Demand Schumer Hold Mayorkas Impeachment Trial

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) sent a letter today with 42 of his Senate GOP colleagues to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) calling on him to fulfill the Senate’s constitutional duty by holding a trial to consider the impeachment of Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas: They wrote: “Our brave […]

Cornyn Discusses Mexico’s Delayed Water Deliveries with Secretary Blinken

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement after a phone call this morning with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken to discuss Mexico’s continued delays in supplying water deliveries to Texas pursuant to the Treaty Relating to the Utilization of Waters of the Colorado and Tijuana Rivers and of the Rio […]

Cornyn: Dismissing Mayorkas Impeachment Sets ‘Dangerous Precedent’

News The Majority Leader is expected to take the completely unprecedented step of voting to table the impeachment articles and eliminate a trial entirely. This would be the first time in our nation’s history that the Senate failed to do its duty to consider evidence, hear witnesses, and allow Senators to vote guilty or not […]