Senator John Cornyn


Texas Farmers Promise D.C. Fight for Land, Water

The president of the Texas Farm Bureau warned ranchers and farmers at the 83rd annual meeting that the Environmental Protection Agency’s new rule for waters in the U.S., “if it’s allowed to happen, will hamstring many farmers and ranchers to the extent that it might not even be possible to farm.” Farmers and ranchers in Texas are struggling with government bureaucracy in many areas.

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Texas Senator: Punish Countries for Not Returning Their Criminal Citizens

Three bipartisan U.S. senators, including Texas senator John Cornyn, have introduced the Remedies for Refusal of Repatriation Act. “Casey’s Law” is named for a young woman who was murdered by a Haitian criminal illegal alien. He was in the country because he had not been deported after he was released from prison.

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Democrats Oppose Mental Health Reform Bill

After years of bipartisan calls to reform the nation’s mental health system, the Democrats stand opposed to a Republican bill because it puts safeguards in place for gun rights.

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Cornyn: No Border Wall Needed Between Texas and Mexico

Texas’ senior U.S. Senator says that building a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border is not the solution to border security. John Cornyn said during a tour of the border on Tuesday, “It’s more than just physical obstacles.”

Wounded soldiers undergoing physical therapy wait for President Bush to visit a physical therapy lab for wounded soldiers at the Center For The Intrepid at the Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2007. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Obama Told Veterans ‘I Have Your Back’ but VA Problems Persist

In March 2015, President Barack Obama said, “It’s important that veterans know that somebody’s got their backs, and that, if there are problems, that we’re not being defensive about it, not hiding it.” In March 2016, veterans are still having

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Gun Control Groups Lobby Sens. Toomey and McCain Against CCW Reciprocity

With the NRA, the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), and even Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) supporting Senator John Cornyn’s (R-TX) push for national reciprocity of concealed carry weapons (CCW) permits, gun control groups are taking the only avenue they have left: lobbying Senators Pat Toomey (R-PA) and John McCain (R-AZ) to break from the Republican Party and vote against national reciprocity.

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GOP Sen. Cornyn Introduces National Reciprocity for CCW Permit Holders

Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) has introduced the “Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act” to allow a concealed carry weapons (CCW) permit holder from one state to carry his or her concealed handgun into any other state. Cornyn said this will put

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GOP Sen: HHS Secretary ‘Contemptuous’ for Question Dodge

Wednesday at the Senate Finance Committee hearing on the Department of Health and Human Services’ proposed fiscal year 2016 budget, Secretary Sylvia Burwell refused to answer Sen. John Cornyn’s (R-TX) questions for over five minutes about the current ObamaCare case