Senator Cornyn

Cornyn, Hassan Introduce Bill to Improve Fentanyl Detection at Southern Border

News WASHINGTON – On Friday, U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) introduced their Contraband Awareness Technology Catches Harmful (CATCH) Fentanyl Act, which would help improve the process for inspecting cars, trucks, and cargo containers for fentanyl and other forms of contraband at the southern border by requiring U.S. Customs and Border Protection […]

VIDEO: Cornyn Grills Secretary Becerra on Biden Admin Migrant Child Abuse Scandal

News CORNYN: There have been about 400,000 of these unaccompanied children that have come to the United States during President Biden’s term of office. Can you tell us where they are now? BECERRA: We don’t have jurisdiction… CORNYN: You don’t know whether they’re being trafficked for sex, whether they’re being forced into dangerous jobs or […]

Cornyn, GOP Colleagues Introduce Laken Riley Act

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) today joined Sen. Katie Britt (R-AL), Sen. Ted Budd (R-NC), and 32 of his Republican Senate colleagues in introducing the Laken Riley Act, which would require U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to arrest and detain migrants who enter the country illegally and commit theft, burglary, larceny, […]

VIDEO: Cornyn Previews the President’s State of the Union Address

News [President Biden] has opted – rather than secure the border – to issue dozens of executive orders dismantling, piece by piece, the border security protections that President Trump had put in place. President Biden has allowed more illegal migrant encounters across the border than in 12 years of President Obama’s term and President Trump’s. […]

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 […]