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John Cornyn's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

Full Name: John Cornyn
Office: U.S. Senate (TX) - Sr, Republican Assistant Minority Leader (Minority Whip)
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. Senate
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Sandy; 2 Children: Danley, Haley
Birth Date: 02/02/1952
Birth Place: Houston, TX
Home City: San Antonio, TX
Religion: Church of Christ
Date Title
Issue Position: Homeland Security
July 9, 2014 Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Authorization Act - Motion to Proceed
July 8, 2014 Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014 - Motion to Proceed
July 7, 2014 Border Crisis
June 26, 2014 Executive Session
June 24, 2014 Nomination of Leon Rodriguez to Be Director of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security
June 19, 2014 Foreign Policy
June 18, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 - Motion to Proceed
June 11, 2014 Expressing the Sense of the Senate on the May 31, 2014, Transfer of Five Detainees From the Detention Facility At United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
June 3, 2014 Staying Safe this Hurricane Season
May 1, 2014 Hoeven Cosponsors Legislation Providing Strategic U.S. Response to Russian Aggression in Europe
April 8, 2014 Fort Hood Shooting
April 2, 2014 Cornyn Statement on the Shooting at Fort Hood
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran
Feb. 6, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - Allow A Senate Vote On Iran Sanctions
Dec. 14, 2013 Cornyn Statement on the Anniversary of the Newtown Shooting
Nov. 20, 2013 Fort Hood and Purple Hearts
Nov. 5, 2013 Sen. Cornyn Marks Anniversary Of Fort Hood Terrorist Attack
Oct. 18, 2013 Cornyn Voices Concerns Over DHS Nominee
Sept. 17, 2013 Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013
Sept. 11, 2013 Cornyn Statement on the Anniversary of September 11
Aug. 1, 2013 Sen. Cornyn: West Victims Need Assistance, Not Another Working Group
July 24, 2013 GAO Releases Cornyn-Requested Report On Border Ports Of Entry
July 16, 2013 Executive Session
June 25, 2013 Energy Policy
June 18, 2013 Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act
June 10, 2013 Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act
May 23, 2013 Cornyn Challenges Obama's Gitmo Vision
May 19, 2013 CBS "Face the Nation" - Transcript - IRS Scandal and Associated Press Story
April 9, 2013 Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013 - Motion to Proceed
April 4, 2013 Cornyn Statement on Napolitano Trip to Houston
March 29, 2013 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of the Army and General Raymond Odierno, Chief of Staff of the Army - Renew Call for Army to Fully Review Contractor Cases With Links to Terrorists Groups
March 27, 2013 Cornyn Response to DHS Plan to Remove CBP Agents from Border
March 14, 2013 Cornyn: Why Is Janet Napolitano's Homeland Security Department Making America Less Secure?
March 8, 2013 Cornyn: Terrorist Who Took Credit For 9/11 Belongs in GITMO, Not Civilian Court
March 8, 2013 Letter to Secretary Napolitano - National Security
March 6, 2013 Unanimous Consent Request - Executive Calendar
Feb. 28, 2013 Graham Introduces Resolution Expressing Support for U.S.-Israeli Relationship & Concerns about Iranian Nuclear Program
Feb. 14, 2013 Cornyn Statement on Hagel Vote
Dec. 21, 2012 Letter to President Obama - Step Up Pressure, Prevent Nuclear Iran
Dec. 19, 2012 Letter to President Barack Obama - Iran
Sept. 18, 2012 Fox News - As Middle East Rages, Obama Must Offer Real Leadership
Sept. 14, 2012 Cowtown on the Open Seas: Commissioning the USS Fort Worth
Sept. 13, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Timothy Geithner, Secretary, Department of the Treasury
Sept. 12, 2012 Cornyn Statement on U.S. Consulate Attack in Libya
Sept. 11, 2012 Cornyn Statement on the 11th Anniversary of the 9/11 Attacks
Aug. 17, 2012 Letter to Admiral Jonathan Greenert, Chief of Naval Operations
July 18, 2012 Bring Jobs Home Act--Motion to Proceed
June 26, 2012 Letter to Eric Holder Jr., Attorney General of the U.S. Department of Justice - National Security Leaks
June 7, 2012 Cornyn: On Classified Leaks, White House Can't Investigate Itself
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