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John Cornyn's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (TX) - Sr, Republican Assistant Majority Leader (Majority Whip)
Date Title
Dec. 12, 2018 Hearing of the Border Security and Immigration Subcommittee of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Prepared Statement of Sen. John Cornyn, Hearing on Transnational Cartels and Criminal Organizations
Dec. 11, 2018 Cornyn: Final Farm Bill Passes Senate
Dec. 11, 2018 Providing for Congressional Disapproval Under Chapter 8 of Title United States Code, of the Rule Submitted By the Department of the Treasury Relating to ``Returns By Exempt Organizations and Returns By Certain Nonexempt Organizations''--motion to Proceed
Dec. 11, 2018 Nomination of Jonathan A. Kobes
Dec. 11, 2018 Cornyn Cosponsors, Announces Pro-Law Enforcement Changes to First Step Act
Dec. 11, 2018 Cornyn Discusses Path for Criminal Justice Reform
Dec. 10, 2018 Border Security
Dec. 6, 2018 New Cornyn, Cruz, Hurd, Gonzalez Bill Would Help Border Counties Identify Missing Migrants
Dec. 6, 2018 Executive Session
Dec. 5, 2018 New Cornyn, Peters Bill Will Improve Efficiency and Boost Safety at U.S. Ports of Entry
Dec. 4, 2018 Tweet - "About 4,000 migrants died or missing on way to US, AP finds"
Dec. 4, 2018 Tweet - "It was an honor to join the Bush family and my congressional colleagues in celebrating the extraordinary life of President George HW Bush"
Dec. 3, 2018 Cornyn Statement on New Adjutant General of Texas
Dec. 1, 2018 Tweet - "RIP President George H W Bush. Although we join the Bush family in their sadness at his passing, we also celebrate with them an extraordinary life lived to the fullest. President Bush was a good man who also happened to be a great man."
Nov. 30, 2018 Cornyn on Signing of the USMCA
Nov. 29, 2018 Tweet - "Yes, we need to speed up the transition from fossil fuels by investing in green R&D. *** Exaggeration is understandable but dangerous, because it risks wasting resources on the wrong policy answers via @nypost"
Nov. 29, 2018 Executive Session
Nov. 29, 2018 Tweet - "Cartels don't care who or what they're trafficking. They're exploiting gaps in our immigration system and preying on the weak--all to get rich. We must stop looking at these problems through a soda straw and work together on a comprehensive immigration solution."
Nov. 28, 2018 Letter to President Donald Trump - Senator Kyl, Republican Senators Urge President Trump to Consider Key Factors in Review of New START
Nov. 28, 2018 Tweet - "There are more than 70 lovestravelstop locations throughout Texas. Met with President Frank Love, whose parents founded the company in 1964, to discuss issues affecting the trucking… …"
Nov. 27, 2018 Tweet - "Met today with President of the National Cotton Council and native of Plains, Texas, Ron Craft, to discuss the farm bill, trade, and how best to provide relief for farmers impacted by recent natural disasters."
Nov. 27, 2018 Tweet - "Sen. Chuck Schumer, the minority leader, voted for the Secure Fence Act. Sen. Dianne Feinstein did, too. So did Sen. Ron Wyden and Sen. Debbie Stabenow and Sen. Sherrod Brown. (Brown voted for it when he was in the House."
Nov. 27, 2018 Executive Session
Nov. 27, 2018 Cornyn: Solution to Migrant Crisis Should be Bipartisan
Nov. 24, 2018 Tweet - "This would be a positive development for the US-Mexico relationship - important to both countries - and a compassionate response to Central American migration crisis. @DHSgov @SecNielsen @SecPompeo @StateDept"
Nov. 21, 2018 Tweet - "In 2014 Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, and I introduced such a solution: the Helping Unaccompanied Minors and Alleviating National Emergency (HUMANE) Act, designed to reform current law and solve the ongoing humanitarian crisis on our southern border. …"
Nov. 21, 2018 Tweet - "Regarding E Coli outbreak, it is only the tip of the Iceberg, but Lettuce Romaine calm. Seriously, be careful out there and pay attention to CDC warnings. #RomaineLettuceOutbreak"
Nov. 20, 2018 Tweet - "The FDA has over 20 months of the Trump Administration approved an astounding 1,617 generic drugs, which are identical to branded versions but sold at commodity prices after patents expire. That works out to 81 a month on average--an 17% increase over the preceding 20 months."
Nov. 20, 2018 Tweet - "Talked to @SecNielsen of #dhs about effort to stem tide of illegal immigration from Central America. She is diplomatically engaging Mexico in commendable effort to adddress crisis. But Congress to amend the law. We need Ds to take this humanitarian crisis seriously"
Nov. 19, 2018 Tweet - "Judge George P. Kazen is a stalwart of the Laredo community and has spent decades as a U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Texas. I authored legislation with @repcuellar to rename the federal courthouse in Laredo in his honor."
Nov. 17, 2018 Tweet - "At best, the press prefers to treat the whole matter as one man's whim (i.e., Mr. Comey's) despite mounting evidence that it would be better characterized as a counterintelligence scheme gone awry."
Nov. 16, 2018 Tweet - "In Mexico, the many-sided battle between rival drug cartels and an array of security forces is estimated to have killed more than 119,000 people over a decade: El Chapo Puts the Drug War on Trial"
Nov. 16, 2018 Cornyn, Cruz, Cuellar Bill to Rename Mission Post Office to Become Law
Nov. 15, 2018 Executive Session
Nov. 15, 2018 Motion to Discharge--S.J. Res. 65
Nov. 15, 2018 Cornyn, Kaine Introduce Legislation to Reform TIFIA Program
Nov. 14, 2018 Executive Calendar
Nov. 11, 2018 Tweet - "To all of our country's veterans and their families on this #VeteransDay: Thank you for you service and sacrifice"
Nov. 11, 2018 Tweet - "I don't believe this for a minute. Regardless, confirming a highly qualified nominee in the face of unsubstantiated allegations was the right thing to do: The Kavanaugh confirmation hurt Republicans during the midterm elections: Chuck Schumer"
Nov. 10, 2018 Tweet - "The FBI reviewed 526 pages, released only 156 pages, and withheld 370 pages in full."
Nov. 9, 2018 Tweet - "The US-India relationship is based on mutual trust and respect, bound by shared values. As co-founder of the bipartisan Senate India Caucus, I'm committed to promoting this partnership. Honored to be recognized by @USICOCDFW and the Indian-American community of DFW."
Nov. 8, 2018 Peters, Cornyn Introduce Bill to Expand Opportunity for Disabled Veterans in Highway Projects
Nov. 7, 2018 Tweet - "A divided Congress won't change Trump administration's momentum on easing rules for financial firms … via @WSJ"
Nov. 7, 2018 Cornyn Statement on Attorney General Jeff Sessions
Nov. 6, 2018 Tweet - "What's really at stake is which party will control policy levers in Congress, whether Trump will be pulled to the policy right or the left, toward another tax cut or a tax increase, toward more conservative or liberal judicial nominees, and toward the priorities of Mrs. Pelosi"
Nov. 6, 2018 Letter to Fellow Texans - Celebration of Diwali
Nov. 6, 2018 Tweet - "Every Democratic Senator in a red state who voted against Judge Kavanaugh has so far lost their election."
Nov. 6, 2018 Tweet - "U.S. law enforcement and intelligence agencies announced last night on the eve of midterm voting they had no indication of attempts to disrupt election infrastructure @JustSecurity"
Nov. 5, 2018 Tweet - "One year ago, Sutherland Springs endured what no community should ever have to. As we remember that solemn day, please join me in prayer for First Baptist Church, the 26 innocent lives lost, and the entire Sutherland Springs community."
Nov. 5, 2018 Tweet - "In response to the tragedy in Sutherland Springs, I authored the #FixNICS Act to fix our broken background check system. Now law, this bill helps ensure convicted felons and domestic abusers cannot lawfully purchase or possess a firearm, making our communities safer."
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