John Cornyn

I issued the following statement after the Senate passed a disaster relief package that included a provision he authored to require the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to release $4 billion in Hurricane Harvey funds...
The bipartisan Disaster Recovery Funding Act would start a timer – a shot clock, if you will – on when OMB must release the money, giving them 60 days to get these dollars untangled from the red tape and get them to the...
Today during National Police Week, I announced that I have introduced the Back the Blue Act. The bill would increase penalties against criminals who intentionally target law enforcement officers and provide new tools for...
I introduced the Vietnam Human Rights Sanctions Act of 2019, legislation that would impose sanctions and travel restrictions on Vietnamese nationals complicit in human rights abuses.
During a recent Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on drug pricing, I questioned James Stansel, General Counsel for Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, and Michael Carrier, Professor Of Law at Rutgers Law...
The ability to shop around for the lowest price is one of the cornerstones of the free market. Whether you’re making a big purchase such as a new car, or restocking everyday items such as paper towels, you can compare prices...
Springtime is one of my favorite seasons to travel across Texas, but last week I did more than admire the bluebonnets. Here are a few highlights from my recent visits with Texans across the state: 
I joined a group of colleagues to introduce legislation to prevent thousands of people from losing their health care coverage after a federal judge struck down the Department of Labor’s Association Health Plans rule.
While I support CBP’s unwavering effort to effectively meet its mandate, I am gravely concerned about the consequences that the recently announced diversion of resources is having on our nation’s ports of entry.
Yesterday on the floor, I discussed the rising cost of prescription drugs in advance of today’s hearing in the Senate Finance Committee on the role of Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBM). Excerpts of my floor remarks are below,...
Really what they're doing is squandering what they got in the last election, which is a working majority in the House of Representatives to work with us and work together to try to pass legislation that would benefit the...
Evil never triumphs.Just ask Mark Collins, associate pastor of the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs.
Texans are rightfully frustrated by the exorbitant costs and confused by the lack of transparency.One Rockport resident told me his prescriptions cost around $1,000 each month, but he can get them for nearly $850 less if he...
The situation unfolding on our southern border is grim. A major increase in unlawful border crossings combined with a drastic shift in migration trends and outdated laws and infrastructure has placed an incredibly great...
At a press conference Thursday, U.S. Representative Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) and I announced the introduction of the HUMANE Act. The bill is designed to help solve the ongoing humanitarian crisis at our southern...
As drug abuse worsens in Texas, we all have a responsibility to do what we can to fight this epidemic in our communities. I encourage all Texans to take back their unused, unwanted, or expired prescription drugs to your...
U.S. SenatorTed Cruz (R-TX) and I recently released the following statements after the Senate confirmed David Morales to fill a judicial vacancy on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas in Corpus Christi...
Lieutenant Colonel Richard Cole passed away on Tuesday at the age of 103 in my hometown of San Antonio.
Yesterday on the floor, I highlighted some of the laws passed by Congress to support veterans and urged my colleagues to continue to build off of that success. Excerpts of my floor remarks are below, and video can be found ...
I led a letter to President Trump supporting his ‘maximum pressure strategy’ against Iran and urging him to refrain from renewing further sanctions exemptions to countries that are currently importing Iranian oil. 

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