John Cornyn

I commend the Department of Justice for working to fully implement this law, and I look forward to seeing the continued progress Fix NICS can make to ensure missing records don’t put more innocent lives at risk.
I released the following statement after Senate Democrats walked away from negotiations to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act and Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) announced her intent to introduce legislation to...
What do Lassie the border collie, Elvis Presley, and the WNBA Silver Stars have in common?They’ve all performed at San Antonio’s Freeman Coliseum.  Lassie came for the rodeo in 1963, Elvis sold out every seat in 1956, and...
Yesterday on the floor, I discussed the Minority Leader’s reported opposition to bringing Sen. Blumenthal’s (D-CT) and my bipartisan drug pricing legislation to the Senate floor.
El Paso memorial
Sandy Hook, Orlando, Las Vegas, Sutherland Springs, Santa Fe, and most recently – El Paso and Midland-Odessa. Across the nation, city names have become trending hashtags as acts of mass violence have rocked communities, and...
I’m sad to learn that Secretary Rick Perry is leaving his post at the Department of Energy. For two-and-a-half years, he has advocated for American energy and innovation, prioritizing both national security and a strong...
 I recently announced that the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) awarded more than $2.9 million to local communities and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Texas in its first round of reimbursement for migrant...
Today I announced the U.S. Treasury Department will assist Texans in claiming an estimated $2.1 billion in unredeemed savings bonds.
 U.S. Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX) and I yesterday urged President Trump to issue a federal disaster declaration in response to the severe flooding in southeast Texas after Tropical Storm Imelda:
On Sunday, I had the great honor of joining President Trump in welcoming Prime Minister Modi to the Lone Star State in an event that was appropriately named ‘Howdy Modi.’
Senator Schumer is blocking this bill from passing in the Senate. He's blocking one of his own members’ bills and one to lower prescription drug prices, of all things.
Today on the floor, I discussed the impact of Democrats’ push for impeachment on Congress’ ability to pass bipartisan, consensus legislation. Excerpts of Sen. Cornyn’s floor remarks are below, and video can be found here. ...
Dialysis is a life-saving technology used by millions of Americans, but there are more advancements that can be made to increase its effectiveness and patient quality of life. This legislation would promote innovation and...
Yesterday on the floor, I discussed my introduction of the Restoring, Enhancing, Strengthening and Promoting Our Nation's Safety Efforts (RESPONSE) Act, legislation containing provisions to reduce mass violence and...
U.S. Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18) and I have partnered on the Emancipation National Historic Trail Study Act, a bill to provide for the study of the Emancipation National Historic Trail, a 51-mile route...
Today on the floor, I discussed House Democrats’ secretive handling of impeachment proceedings. Excerpts of my floor remarks are below, and video can be found here.We got secret hearings, secret witnesses, secret interviews...
I’m grateful to the Trump Administration for taking concrete steps to expand market access and foster free, fair trade for our nation around the globe. This agreement means a great deal to Texas agriculture, especially our...
Our country’s military readiness depends on innovation, and the Army Futures Command is on the front line of that fight. This partnership with the Texas A&M University System will ensure we have the best and the...
We must do everything we can to protect our nation’s most vulnerable. Extending this program will ensure more children in these cases receive a timely resolution, help from trained legal professionals, and most importantly,...
Imelda
Tropical Storm Imelda made landfall in Southeast Texas last week and dropped a massive amount of rain all across the region.

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