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  • Texans from all different backgrounds came to the nation’s capital this weekend to participate in one of the largest demonstrations on behalf of the unborn.March For Life champions one of the most important causes of our time: protecting the most...
  • The Texas legislature began its 86th Legislative session this week by swearing in 19 Republican and 12 Democrat Senators, and 83 Republican and 67 Democrat Representatives. Lawmakers in Austin are expected to address several important topics...
  • Last night President Trump addressed the nation to highlight the need for greater border security at our southern border. He also asked for all citizens to contact their lawmakers before his meeting with congressional leadership tonight and tell...
  • With an unsecured border and 11 million unauthorized immigrants living in America today, it’s clear our nation’s immigration system is broken and has failed to do its job for many years. For the sake of our national security and sovereignty, something...
  • Prior to being elected to Congress in 2004, I spent 30 years as a criminal prosecutor and Judge in Houston, Texas. During that time, I encountered the worst of the worst in our society, from abusers to rapists to murderers. Even more painfully, I watched...

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In 2014, Texans overwhelmingly re-elected Senator John Cornyn to represent them for a third term in the U.S. Senate.

Since he was first elected in 2002, Sen. Cornyn has earned a national reputation as an articulate and powerful voice for Texas and conservative values in Washington. Sen. Cornyn, a San...

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A few hours ago, President Trump signed a funding package that was passed by both chambers of Congress to avert another government shutdown.
With Democrats and Republicans locked in a staring contest over border security, there’s a solution here that secures the border and won’t cost the taxpayers one dime: Let’s build a wall, and make El Chapo pay for it.
President Trump -- dissatisfied with the funding Congress is providing him for barriers at the southern border -- has signed a bill to fund the government and a national emergency declaration to free up more funds to build...
Democrats on the House Ways and Means Committee put their“attack President Trump at all costs”agenda on full display last week, holding a hearing focused on forcing the IRS to hand over the President’s tax returns...
Today on the floor, I discussed my disappointment with Democrats for blocking an extension of the Violence Against Women Act in the border security funding agreement. Excerpts of  my floor remarks are below, and...
I have called upon his Senate colleagues to pass the EL CHAPO Act to secure funding to build a wall following the conviction of Mexican drug lord Joaquín Guzmán Loera, aka ‘El Chapo,’ on all 10 federal criminal counts...
I met with Janne Känkänen, Finnish Under-Secretary of State for International and European Union Affairs, Finnish Ambassador Kirsti Kauppi and other officials from Finland’s government. The delegation and I affirmed the...
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In last week’s State of the Union address, President Trump said that he wanted to allow in more legal immigrants and to improve the system. The United States’ immigration system favors family reunification, even in the so-...
President Donald Trump plays the long game. While Democrats relish in childish “wins”, Trump throws steady punches where damage accumulates.
The Senate passed the Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act on February 5th. We face a myriad of challenges in the Middle East, which is why it is more important than ever that we support our...
Amazon does not intend to re-open talks with New York lawmakers and does not intend to find another headquarters for the jobs.
With control of our elected government partially divided between Republicans and Democrats, bipartisanship and compromise are sometimes necessary to pass legislation to keep our government funded, and to keep our nation safe...
Significant uncertainty exists about the future of the trilateral trade relationship between the United States, Mexico and Canada. NAFTA created one of the world’s largest free trade areas and has had undeniable benefits to...
The crowded field for the Democratic Party’s nomination for President in 2020 is leading to desperate actions by some of them to mislead voters in order to get votes.
National Immigration Forum - While you were sleeping, the House released its 1,159-page spending bill, which includes $1.375 billion for 55 miles of new border fencing and language to limit detention capacity by U.S.
The Republican-led push to cancel out mandatory paid sick leave rules for private employers in Austin, San Antonio, and any other city that tries something similar began in earnest today as Gov. Greg Abbott told a crowd of...
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This past week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 840, the Veterans' Access to Child Care Act.
Educational opportunities are not limited just to what kids learn in the classroom. Services such as counseling, mentorship, tutoring and financial assistance are equally vital to ensuring students’ success.
I spoke on the Senate floor about the Texas provisions in the bipartisan Natural Resources Management Act that will restore local control of land in Fannin County and provide certainty to landowners along the Red River.  ...
I released the following statement after the Judiciary Committee approved the nomination of William Barr for U.S. Attorney General, along with 44 nominations to fill vacancies on the U.S. Circuit and District Courts, the...

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