Senator Cornyn

Cornyn Blasts Schumer for Calling Israel Aid Bill a ‘Joke’

News Last week, the House of Representatives passed a bill to strengthen America’s support for Israel while cutting wasteful government spending. I’m disappointed that President Biden… threatened to veto the bill, and Senator Schumer went so far as to call it a joke. $14.3 billion for Israel while it’s under perhaps an existential threat by […]

Cornyn, Klobuchar Bill to Fight Rape Kit Backlog Passes Senate

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) released the following statements after the Senate passed their legislation to reauthorize the Debbie Smith Act, which would provide state and local law enforcement agencies with resources to complete forensic analyses of crime scenes and untested rape kits: “Examining DNA evidence is a […]

Cornyn, Whitehouse Resolution Recognizing Red Ribbon Week Passes Senate

News WASHINGTON – Today, the Senate passed a resolution from U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) recognizing Red Ribbon Week, the nation’s largest and longest-running drug-use prevention campaign. Text is below, and you can view the full resolution here. “Whereas the National Family Partnership started the Red Ribbon Campaign in 1988— (1) […]

Cornyn Op-Ed: What Does Biden Have to Hide on the Border?

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) authored the following op-ed on to highlight his Southern Border Transparency Act, which he introduced this week with more than 20 Senate Republicans. This legislation would require the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to accurately report how it is handling migrants encountered at the border and […]

Cornyn, GOP Colleagues Introduce Bill Forcing Biden Admin to Make Catch-and-Release Data Public

News Legislation Would Require the Biden Administration to Release Data on Unlawful Migrant Release Programs WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX), Thom Tillis (R-NC), Tom Cotton (R-AR), Tommy Tuberville (R-AL), Susan Collins (R-ME), and 21 of their Senate Republican colleagues today introduced the Southern Border Transparency Act, which would require the U.S. Department of […]

Cornyn, Colleagues’ Bill to Help Find Missing Foster Youth Passes Senate

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chuck Grassley (R-IA), and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) released the following statements after their Find and Protect Foster Youth Act, which would create a feedback loop between states and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration of Children and Families to provide […]

Cornyn Recaps Border Trip, Calls on Biden to End Catch and Release

News President Biden’s border policies have made it so that people from anywhere in the world can come to the southern border, say the magic words, and be released into the United States. America’s southern border is the world’s worst-kept secret. Until the administration starts deterring would-be migrants with frivolous asylum claims from even approaching […]

PHOTO: Cornyn Meets with South Texas Military Task Force

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) met today with members of the South Texas Military Task Force, including Executive Director Kresten Cook, to discuss their work to support military installations in the Coastal Bend region, including Corpus Christi Army Depot, Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, and Naval Air Station Kingsville. The Task Force […]

VIDEO: Cornyn Blasts Biden Admin for Migrant Child Abuse Scandal

News In 85,000 cases when a call was made 30 days after the child was placed with a sponsor, there was no answer. You can’t tell us whether they’re being neglected or otherwise abused… if you cared to find out, then you could do something about it. It’s obvious to me that the Biden administration […]

PHOTO: Cornyn Meets with AIPAC, Texas Jewish Advocates

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) met today with leadership of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) and members of the Texas Jewish community to discuss Hamas’ unprovoked attacks on Israel and America’s response. Sen. Cornyn cosponsored a bipartisan resolution in support of Israel that unanimously passed the Senate last week. You […]

Cornyn, Klobuchar Bill to Improve Investigations of Online Child Exploitation Passes Senate

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) released the following statements after their Project Safe Childhood Act, which would make improvements to the investigation and prosecution of online child exploitation, passed the Senate: “No child should be exposed to vicious threats from online predators,” said Sen. Cornyn. “This bill would […]

PHOTO: Cornyn Meets with Texas Tech System Leadership

News  WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) met today with the Texas Tech University (TTU) System Chancellor Tedd Mitchell, TTU President Lawrence Schovanec, and Midwestern State University President Stacia Haynie to discuss semiconductor education research and other priorities for the University System. See photo attached and below. This image is in the public domain, […]

Cornyn, Padilla Introduce Bill to Help Make U.S. Electric Grid More Resilient

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Alex Padilla (D-CA) today introduced the Grid Resilience Innovation and Development (GRID) Act, which would direct the U.S. Department of Energy to research how quantum applications and computing can make the U.S. electric grid more resilient, secure, and efficient: “The electric grid in Texas and other […]

Cornyn Discusses Biden’s Border Funding Request, Previews Border Trip

News [President Biden’s] emergency funding request shows he’s still absolutely disinterested in solving this crisis… We need real changes, which produce real consequences. Senator Cruz and I are leading another visit to the Rio Grande Valley, and I’m glad that Senator Ricketts, Senator Lee, and Senator Barrasso will join us. There couldn’t be a more […]

Cornyn Applauds Senate Passage of Resolution Supporting Israel

News WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement after the Senate unanimously passed a bipartisan resolution he cosponsored in support of Israel: “Since Hamas launched its unprovoked attacks on Israel, we have witnessed evil in its purest form,” said Sen. Cornyn. “I applaud the Senate’s swift action to support Israel’s right […]