Senator Cornyn

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 Blasts Dems’ Judicial Intimidation Campaign

News I want to commend Chief Judge Godbey and the judges of the Northern District of Texas [for] resisting this political pressure. Democrats have made clear that they’ll do whatever it takes to secure partisan wins in the courts. The American people can rest assured that Republicans will continue to defend America’s independent judiciary and […]

Cornyn: Biden Has No Plan to Reduce Inflation

News The average household in Texas is spending $1,000 a month more today than they did in January of 2021 when President Biden was sworn into office. He and the leaders of his administration have tried to downplay the impact of inflation, but the American people aren’t buying it. President Biden has absolutely no plan […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cornyn Denounces Schumer, Wyden Attempts to Ram Through Tax Deal

News We need to pump the brakes on this expansion – this runaway debt train – not stomp on the accelerator. I will not vote to move this bill on the Senate floor until we have a process that allows all Senators to participate. The Majority Leader and the Chairman of the Finance Committee want […]

Cornyn, GOP Colleagues to Judicial Conference: Leave Legislating to Congress

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) today sent a letter with Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and 17 of their Senate Republican colleagues to Judge Robert Conrad, Director of the Administrative Office of U.S. Courts, reiterating that the Judicial Conference should not interfere in the legislative process following its recommendation that district […]

Cornyn on Democrats Browbeating Israel: ‘Never Seen Anything Like This’

News Following Hamas’ brutal attack against Israel… Republicans and Democrats came together, along with the President of the United States, and declared our support for Israel. This once rock-solid support on a bipartisan basis has slowly eroded. We need to support our closest friend and ally in the region. It’s just that simple. WASHINGTON – […]

Cornyn, Coons, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Protect State and Local Judges

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX), Chris Coons (D-DE), Jerry Moran (R-KS), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) today introduced the Countering Threats and Attacks on Our Judges Act, which would establish a State Judicial Threat Intelligence and Resource Center to provide technical assistance, training, and threat monitoring for state and local […]

PHOTO: Cornyn Meets with Leadership of the Port of Corpus Christi

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) met with leadership of the Port of Corpus Christi today to discuss ongoing infrastructure projects aimed at facilitating increased trade and exports, maintaining energy security, addressing Texas’ water needs, and widening the Corpus Christi Ship Channel. Those in attendance included the Port Commission’s Chairman, David Engel, the […]

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, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Strengthen U.S. Competitiveness in Space

News Legislation Would Streamline Commercial Space Launches WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX), Ben Ray Luján (D-NM), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Mark Kelly (D-AZ), Rick Scott (R-FL), and Krysten Sinema (I-AZ) yesterday introduced their Licensing Aerospace Units to New Commercial Heights (LAUNCH) Act, which would streamline the application process for commercial space launches and the […]

Cornyn, Shaheen Introduce Bill to Prevent Military Personnel Transferring Skills to Foreign Adversaries

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) today introduced their Safeguarding Tactics and Operational Procedures from (STOP) Enemies Act, which would update the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) to prohibit active duty and retired service members from providing military education, military training, or tactical advice to foreign adversaries: “Our […]