Tag: John Cornyn

John Cornyn Endorses Roy Moore in AL Senate Race

One day after Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) endorsed former Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore for U.S. Senate, Cruz’s Texas colleague Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn followed suit and endorsed Moore as well. Cornyn, who backed Moore’s competitor Luther Strange

Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz.

Cornyn Says He Will Finally Endorse Ted Cruz

Senator John Cornyn said he is supporting his colleague Ted Cruz in his 2018 re-election campaign. The senior senator from Texas also announced he will seek re-election to his fourth term in 2020. “I think it’s really important, particularly in light of the challenges brought by this huge natural disaster, that we stand together as a Texas delegation and there’s no space between Sen. Cruz and me when it comes to doing work for our state,” Cornyn told Texas Tribune CEO Evan Smith.

Cornyn Withdraws from Consideration to Replace Comey at FBI

U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) said again on Tuesday that he is not interested in succeeding James Comey as director of the FBI. His statement reaffirms what he told Breitbart Texas last week when news outlets reported his name being on President Donald Trump’s short list.

UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 28: Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, talks with reporters in the Capitol after the Senate voted to override President Obama's veto of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA), September 28, 2016. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

John Cornyn: Military ‘Not Ready’ to Combat Threats

WASHINGTON D.C. — The United States military “is not ready” to combat the “diverse threats” of today and the future, including those posed by the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL); state sponsor of terrorism Iran; and the Tehran and the Moscow-backed Syrian regime, declared the Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn.

Texas Wins Victory for Farmers Against BLM

Texas leaders and farm owners secured a victory in the battle against the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) attempted land grab along the banks of the Red River. The federal agency announced it is suspending the surveys ordered during the Obama Administration to justify the attempted takeover of 90,000 acres of land.

Border Patrol Agents Receive Congressional Badge of Bravery

Two U.S. Border Patrol agents were recognized for their courage during a ceremony where they were presented the Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery. The agents were recognized for their actions in saving an illegal immigrant from rapid currents during a 2014 Rio Grande River border crossing.