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John Cornyn's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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: Veterans & Military Personnel
June 9, 2014 Cornyn Statement on Release of Internal VA Audit
June 9, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Investigate Evidence of Criminal Wrongdoing at VA Medical Facilities
June 5, 2014 Remembering the Price of Freedom on the 70th Anniversary of D-Day
June 5, 2014 Sen. Cornyn Backs Bill To Boost Options For TX Veterans' Health Care
June 3, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 30, 2014 Cornyn Statement on Sec. Shinseki's Resignation
May 29, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Calls on Obama to Direct FBI to Investigate
May 28, 2014 Following IG Report, Cornyn Calls On President To Direct FBI To Investigate VA
May 22, 2014 Letter to Carl Levin, Chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Investigations, and John McCain, Ranking Member of the Senate Subcommittee on Investigations - Regarding Investigation into Veteran's Healthcare System
May 20, 2014 VA Health Care
May 20, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Withdraw VA Nominee With Troubling Record
May 15, 2014 Cornyn Responds To Shinseki Testimony
May 14, 2014 Cornyn: VA Scandals a Betrayal of Our Veterans
May 13, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Demands Answers From VA Secretary
May 12, 2014 Cornyn Responds to New Whistleblower Claims at Texas VA Facility
May 7, 2014 Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013 -- Motion to Proceed -- Continued
May 6, 2014 Waco Tribune-Herald - John Cornyn, Guest Columnist: Death, Neglect, Broken Promises at the VA
May 5, 2014 Cornyn: Latest VA Report Requires Immediate Response
May 1, 2014 Cornyn Demands Obama Appoint Investigator in Response to Secret VA Wait List
April 29, 2014 Cornyn Renews Call for Congressional Hearings on Secret VA Wait List
April 24, 2014 Cornyn Calls For Immediate Investigation Of The VA
Feb. 12, 2014 Cornyn Votes to Restore Benefits to Military Retirees
Jan. 29, 2014 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013
Nov. 11, 2013 Cornyn Statement on Veterans Day
Nov. 4, 2013 Texas Times Column - May They Never Feel Alone
Oct. 3, 2013 Unanimous Consent Request -- H.J. Res. 70
Oct. 1, 2013 Sen. Cornyn Calls On Congress And President Obama To Open War Memorials and Monuments
Aug. 23, 2013 Cornyn Statement on Fort Hood Verdict
Aug. 15, 2013 Cornyn: Admin's Misplaced Priorities Impede Meal Service For Wounded Warriors At Walter Reed
July 19, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - VA Backlog
April 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reduce V-A Claims Backlog
April 24, 2013 Cornyn Introduces Bill to Bring Inpatient Care Facility to South Texas Veterans
April 15, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Cooperation Between the Department of Defense and Department of Veteran Affairs
March 28, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Work to End the Backlog of Veterans' Disability Claims
March 8, 2013 Cornyn Introduces Bill to Combat Unemployment Among Veterans
March 8, 2013 Senators Support 'Careers for Veterans Act'
Dec. 21, 2012 Cornyn Proposal to Fight VA Backlog Using Texas Model Passes Congress
Aug. 30, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs
Aug. 30, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs
Aug. 23, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs
Aug. 9, 2012 The Lonestar Weekly: August 9, 2012
July 2, 2012 Remembering The Sacrifices Behind Independence Day
May 24, 2012 Blog: The Honor Flight Network
May 24, 2012 Blog: A Bittersweet Trip on the Honor Flight Network
Jan. 20, 2012 Opportunities for Veterans
Jan. 20, 2012 Our Debt to those Who Serve
Nov. 23, 2011 Sen. Cornyn Thanksgiving Day Statement: America's Heroes Deserve Our Thanks
Nov. 10, 2011 Texas' First Generation of Veterans
Nov. 4, 2011 Reading Between The Stars and Stripes
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