• November 30, 2020

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Cornyn Urges Acting DHS Secretary to Prioritize Efficiency of Trade,

WASHINGTON— On Wednesday U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) sent a letter to Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan urging him to prioritize efficiency at Texas’ ports of entry as he develops a strategy to address the humanitarian crisis along the U.S.-Mexico border: “The diversion of frontline CBP personnel from these ports, and the threat […]Read More

List of Texas Democrats scrambling to challenge John Cornyn in

WASHINGTON – Call it the other “Beto effect“. Just months after Democrat Beto O’Rourke outperformed expectations by coming within three points of defeating Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, Texas Democrats are lining up to run against the state’s other U.S. senator, John Cornyn, in 2020. The latest possible contender is veteran and 2018 congressional candidate Joseph Kopser, who lost to Republican Chip […]Read More

Video: Cornyn – Latest Border Data Confirms a Crisis

During a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) delivered remarks on Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) response to human trafficking and illegal immigration across the U.S.-Mexico border. Excerpts of Sen. Cornyn’s remarks are below, and video can be found above. “We know that CBP is facing unprecedented challenges today, and […]Read More

Beto O’Rourke not challenging John Cornyn in 2020

Beto O’Rourke is not running for U.S. Senate in 2020, a person familiar with his thinking told The Texas Tribune. The Dallas Morning News first reported Wednesday that O’Rourke, a Democrat, would not take on U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, after the former El Paso congressman’s closer-than-expected loss last year to the state’s junior senator, Ted Cruz. O’Rourke has since […]Read More

Ted Cruz Endorses John Cornyn for Re-election

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz formally endorsed U.S. Sen. John Cornyn Friday morning, as the state’s senior senator gears up for his 2020 re-election campaign. The pair appeared together in a video announcement, with Cruz thanking Texans for re-electing him in November. “Today, I’m here to encourage you to do the same for my friend, Sen. John […]Read More

Texas’ Sens. Cruz, Cornyn Likely to Play Big Roles in

WASHINGTON – U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement on Wednesday, setting off what could be one of the most contentious judicial confirmation battles in American history. Kennedy is known as the swing vote on the high court, meaning that a conservative replacement could shift the body to the right for a generation. […]Read More

Cornyn Issues Statement Following Landfall of Hurricane Harvey

AUSTIN—U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) Saturday released the following statement after Hurricane Harvey made landfall along the Texas Gulf Coast: “Our Texas communities affected by this severe hurricane continue to be in my prayers, as are the first responders and emergency personnel who are working around the clock. The threat posed by Harvey is extreme, and Texans should continue to heed the […]Read More