Senator Cornyn

Cornyn Urges House to Renew Lend-Lease Authority for Ukraine

News There’s broad bipartisan agreement that America should continue to support Ukraine, but there’s also a growing concern over the cost of that assistance. Lend-lease is not a blank check. It would allow us to answer Ukraine’s call to provide more of what they need and ensure it’s done in a more fiscally responsible way. […]

Cornyn, Shaheen, Rubio, Durbin Bill to Quickly Replenish U.S. Defense Stockpiles After Providing Aid to Allies like Ukraine Passes Senate

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), and Dick Durbin (D-IL) released the following statements after their Securing American Acquisitions, Readiness, and Military Stockpiles (ARMS) Act, which would give the Department of Defense (DoD) enhanced procurement authorities to quickly refill American defense stockpiles after the President provides aid to an ally […]

VIDEO: Cornyn on Importance of Victory in Ukraine

News One year ago, democracies around the world united in support of the Ukrainian people. The United States and our allies must remain steadfast in our support of the Ukrainian people, not just for their sake but for our sake as well. In doing so, we’ll send a clear message to Russia and China… that […]

Cornyn Statement on Anniversary of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

News “As this conflict enters its second year, we must remember that a victory in Ukraine is a victory for all who value freedom.” AUSTIN – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) issued the following statement on the one-year anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine: “It’s been one year since Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine, and […]

Cornyn Discusses Ukraine Visit and Support for Aid

The Ukrainians’ spirit and will to defend their country remains unbroken and undaunted, and Putin’s plans have failed, and failed miserably. We saw this firsthand when we had a chance to visit Kyiv this weekend. This funding, this support, this military and humanitarian support, is not strictly an act of altruism on our part. We […]

Cornyn, Cardin, Wicker, Shaheen Lend-Lease Bill to Arm Ukraine Signed Into Law

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX), Ben Cardin (D-MD), Roger Wicker (R-MS), and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) released the following statements after their Ukraine Democracy Defense Lend-Lease Act, which would authorize the President to enter into lend-lease agreements with Ukraine to provide additional categories of military equipment to protect civilians, was signed into law: “An […]

Cornyn, Bipartisan Colleagues Introduce Bill to Document Russian War Crimes in Ukraine

Legislation Passed House Nearly Unanimously Last Month WASHINGTON –  U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Rick Scott (R-FL), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Thom Tillis (R-NC), Angus King (I-ME), Susan Collins (R-ME), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Gary Peters (D-MI), John Boozman (R-AR), Tim Kaine (D-VA), and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) today introduced the Ukraine Invasion […]

Cornyn, Cardin, Wicker, Shaheen Praise House Passage of Lend-Lease Bill for Ukraine

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX), Ben Cardin (D-MD), Roger Wicker (R-MS), and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) released the following statements after the House of Representatives passed their Ukraine Democracy Defense Lend-Lease Act, which would authorize the President to enter into lend-lease agreements with Ukraine to provide additional categories of military equipment to protect civilians: […]

Cornyn, Cardin, Wicker, Shaheen Applaud Senate Passage of Lend-Lease Bill for Ukraine

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) released the following statements after their Ukraine Democracy Defense Lend-Lease Act, a bill to authorize the President to enter into lend-lease agreements with Ukraine to provide military equipment to protect civilians, passed the Senate. Senators Roger Wicker (R-MS) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) were original […]

VIDEO: Cornyn Joins Fox News Sunday on Immigration, Ukraine, Midterm Elections

If you eliminate Title 42, the Border Patrol tells me they will lose control, and the people who will benefit the most are the drug cartels. The Ukrainians are fighting for their very lives, and I would give them everything they need faster than we are right now. I wouldn’t trust Vladimir Putin any farther […]

Cornyn Travels to Poland, Germany

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) returned from a congressional delegation (CODEL) to Poland and Germany this weekend. The delegation included Senators Joni Ernst (R-IA), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Susan Collins (R-ME), Jerry Moran (R-KS), Angus King (I-ME), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Steve Daines (R-MT), Jacky Rosen (D-NV), and Roger Marshall (R-KS). Photos from the CODEL […]

VIDEO: Cornyn Responds to Ukraine President’s Speech to Congress

The Biden Administration’s timidity in the face of this evil needs to end and end today. WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) spoke at a press conference with his Senate Republican colleagues after hearing from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and called on the Biden Administration to send support to Ukraine as they defend […]

Cornyn Votes for Ukraine Aid Package, New Violence Against Women Act

I believe we have a moral duty to support Ukraine, and this legislation provides $13 billion in humanitarian, economic, and military assistance. One of the good things about this omnibus appropriations bill is it does exclude poison pills that included things like taxpayer funding of abortions. I think there’s enough good in this bill to […]

Cornyn, Hassan, Hagerty, King Introduce Bill to Sanction Purchase of Russian Gold

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX), Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Bill Hagerty (R-TN), and Angus King (I-ME) introduced the Stop Russian Government and Oligarchs from Limiting Democracy (Stop Russian GOLD) Act, which would apply secondary sanctions to anyone transacting with or transporting gold from Russia’s central bank holdings or selling gold physically or electronically in Russia. “Russia […]