Personally curated news I find interesting, pics, and occasional opinions. Honored to represent the great state of Texas in the US Senate.
About time: Justice Dept. to Prioritize Prosecutions for Lying in Gun Background Checks nyti.ms/2sMpHf0
RT @BryanAGarner: Drizzly day in DC. But things will be looking up: I’m presenting on my new book, “Nino and Me,” at the Heritage Foundatio…
"If it wants to retain credibility as South Asia’s leading power, it [India] cannot allow the Maldives to turn into an authoritarian Chinese vassal." wsj.com/articles/china… via @WSJOpinion
(3) IBM has promised to share technology with China. LinkedIn has agreed to censor content inside the country. []Google has been scrounging for a way back into China, after withdrawing in 2010 in the face of accusations of ... censorship and intrusions by state-backed hackers. twitter.com/JohnCornyn/sta…
(2) Emboldened by the size and breadth of its economy, China is stepping up its demands, pressuring companies to lower their prices, hand over proprietary technology and help advance the country’s development goals, even if that means financing the growth of local rivals. twitter.com/JohnCornyn/sta…
How China Won the Keys to Disney’s Magic Kingdom nyti.ms/2vIguDS
The bottom line is that the U.S. government has no ability to defend us against being manipulated by actors—state as well as non-state—that recognize no boundaries on a scale that was previously unimaginable. twitter.com/JohnCornyn/sta…
The U.S. is losing the social media war ti.me/1L6xRfB
Officer at Florida School Waited Outside Instead of Confronting Shooter, Sheriff Says wsj.com/articles/offic…
RT @paigeflink: Congress now is the time to move on the #FixNICS bill filed by @JohnCornyn and @ChrisMurphyCT. It is a strong step in stren…
RT @SpeakerRyan: So members of the public can pay their respects, the late Rev. Billy Graham will lie in honor in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda…
FDA reduces regulations, approves record number of new generics washingtonexaminer.com/article/2649698 via @dcexaminer
RT @natalieyezbick: “The bill would tighten an imperfect background-check system and is supported by the National Rifle Association, police…
Always great to be with our outstanding Marines #SemperFi https://t.co/jRZ2prSZ14
RT @NBCNews: BREAKING: President Trump says he’s directed AG Sessions to clarify if bump stocks are illegal and to propose regulations to “…
Thank you @POTUS for supporting the effort to strengthen our criminal background check system. More info about my bipartisan Fix NICS Act here cornyn.senate.gov/fixnics%20back…
Experts: Universities Need to be Transparent About Money Received from Confucius Institutes via @freebeacon freebeacon.com/national-secur…
One of the Russian entities indicted: The Agency, via @nytimes nytimes.com/2015/06/07/mag…
Lawfare cont.: The[y] used these accounts to help Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders and Jill Stein, and to undermine Hillary Clinton, Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, as well as to encourage U.S. minority groups to abstain from voting.
Lawfare cont.: The indictment provides a rich picture “information warfare” operations. This work allegedly involved creating fictional and fraudulent American personas on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, as well as political Facebook groups designed to attract American audiences
Lawfare on Russian indictments: “None of th[ose] indicted Friday for their alleged influence operation against the U.S. ... is likely to ... see an American courtroom. None is in custody. None is likely to surrender... . And ... Putin will probably not race to extradite them.”
13 Russians charged in Mueller investigation statesman.com/news/national-…
13 Russians charged in Mueller investigation statesman.com/news/national-…
Daily on Energy: Cornyn looks to overhaul ethanol program washingtonexaminer.com/article/2177180 via @dcexaminer
Our churches and schools should be refuges where children and parents feel secure. Many of these shootings can be prevented. There's no reason not to advance #FixNICS to help cornyn.senate.gov/fixnics%20back…
RT @MeganWhittemore: .@sendavidperdue: “Today, Senate Democrats crushed the dreams of many people who were counting on them to deliver” #im…
Key GOP senator says he wants to discuss gun legislation following Fla. shooting cbsnews.com/news/senator-g… via @CBSPolitics
RT @SecNielsen: The proposal from Senators @ChuckGrassley , @JohnCornyn, et al would meet these four pillars and deserves the support of th…
Bill seeks university accountability for abuse cases detroitnews.com/story/news/pol…
We need social media providers to regularly monitor and report such threats to law enforcement and a better, comprehensive response once reported buzzfeed.com/briannasacks/t…
RT @senorrinhatch: More on the background check legislation Hatch supported alongside @JohnCornyn, @SenatorTimScott, @ChrisMurphyCT, @SenFe…
Cisco to bring $67 billion to U.S. after new tax law wsj.com/articles/cisco… via @WSJ
Don’t Let Criminals Hide Their Data Overseas nyti.ms/2BsAFJA
RT @SenateMajLdr: I'm deeply saddened by the horrific violence in Florida. Praying for the victims, their families, and the Parkland commun…
“I am asking all senators, in both parties, to support the Grassley bill and to oppose any legislation that fails to fulfill these four pillars — that includes opposing any short-term ‘Band-Aid’ approach,” Trump said in a statement Wednesday. #DACA
US intelligence agencies warn buyers to avoid Huawei smartphones flip.it/CkGDCI
RT @SenDeanHeller: Thank you @JohnCornyn for cosponsoring my amendment to crack down on criminal gangs and enhance public safety. I appreci…
U.S. Satisfaction Jumps to Highest Since Trump Took Office news.gallup.com/poll/226991/sa… #
RT @burgessev: “Why should the president move? He’s made a proposal that’s enormously generous. And Democrats are just squandering this opp…
NEW POLITICO/MORNING CONSULT POLL: GOP gains on generic ballot, Trump approval ticks upward," by Steve Shepard: "Fully 39 percent of registered voters say they would support the GOP candidate for Congress in their district, while 38 percent would back the Democratic candidate.
Intel Chiefs Sound Alarm on China Threat via @freebeacon freebeacon.com/national-secur…
Trump and the Dreamers wsj.com/articles/trump… via @WSJOpinion
Have to agree with my colleague, Senator Paul twitter.com/randpaul/statu…
China using ‘tentacles’ to erode American security, US senator warns sc.mp/2o34B6B via @SCMP_news
#TaxCutsandJobsAct created an incentive for employers to offer up to 12 weeks of paid family leave.
This is not a strategy to make a law: Democratic Senator Dick Durbin told reporters he hoped a combination of the Senate's 49 Democrats and independents, coupled with 11 Republicans, could get behind a bill, propelling it to passage.
Touché, but who does? But only deal was date and fair an open process. Delivered as promised. Clock is ticking so I am anxious to see D counteroffer to POTUS’s proposal that can become law. None so far. twitter.com/benmarter/stat…
Worldwide threats hearing before Senate Select Committee on Intelligence https://t.co/nvDU41bqn2
Who Is Harry Harris, Trump’s Pick for Ambassador to Australia? nyti.ms/2BUkOUT
RT @CongCulberson: Grateful for @JohnCornyn hard work and partnership in the Senate so that my district receives the resources it needs to…
Better to wrap it up this week in Senate twitter.com/jakesherman/st…
RT @MarcALevin: Yes, Trump is embracing criminal justice reform @TPPF @RightonCrime @S3Cproject @VP @IvankaTrump @kenblackwell @kencuccinel…
Yikes: Two more people in Travis County have died from the flu, bringing the total number of county deaths so... statesman.com/news/local/two…
GOP leaders move to limit DACA to one week @CNNPolitics cnn.it/2Bnk8Xj
RT @JohnCornyn: @SenateMajLdr has delivered on #DACA debate: this is the week promised and everyone starting from a level playing field. C…
RT @heatherscope: Senate GOP Whip @JohnCornyn says it’s this week or bust on immigration bill: “It’s this week or not at all... we need to…
RT @LACaldwellDC: .@JohnCornyn said it's "a pipe dream" for dems to think a successful DACA bill means the support of all dems and a handfu…
RT @tbirde: Quick photo op with @JohnCornyn with #TexasTrustees and @SanJacCollege Chancellor @hellyer_brenda https://t.co/mEigPWda1C
After some explanation - the ice is dimpled and the sweepers make a channel for the stone to reach the target - the game makes more sense. But in the Olympics? twitter.com/johncornyn/sta…
Military rushes to add 4,000 to gun ban list @CNN cnn.it/2nWWKYe
Many married couples gain under the new tax law wsj.com/articles/many-… via @WSJ
Curling has to be the most obscure olympic sport. What is the point?
Republicans moving forward with Trump's immigration framework politi.co/2H40IqR via @politico
Telling you wou sacrifice well being of 1.8 million twitter.com/leedsgarcia/st…
We will see what gets 60 votes. Why would Ds turn down POTUS’s generous offer? twitter.com/jbreisblatt/st…
GOP senators offer stiff security plan as ante in immigration debate washingtontimes.com/news/2018/feb/… via @washtimes
Texas saved $3B closing prisons. Why rehabilitation works mystatesman.com/news/opinion/c…
Will pass on parade, thanks. Kudos to John Culberson for his leadership in the House: Thumbs up, thumbs down houstonchronicle.com/opinion/editor… via @HoustonChron
These “guidance” documents popularized in Obama administration circumvented the lawful rule making process and amounted to a threat of government coercion without due process twitter.com/nytpolitics/st…
RT @FaceTheNation: On budget deal, @MickMulvaneyOMB said of Democrats negotiating: But when rubber meets the road they don't. They held th…
RT @paigeflink: This law will help victims of #DomesticViolence #HumanTrafficking and #childabuse find safety faster. Thank you and @LouieG…
Congress passes 'Kari's Law,' legislation awaits Trump's signature lufkindailynews.com/news/community… via @townnews
RT @NBA: #LaMarcusAldridge with the fundamental post moves! #GoSpursGo 📺: #NBAonABC https://t.co/FgB3MRLqON
White House floats an offer to keep legal immigration at 1 million per year instead of cutting it latimes.com/politics/la-na…
RT @foxandfriends: Dreamer Hilario Yanez: At the end of the day, the Democrats have been using Dreamers as pawns, you can see Republicans a…
RT @JaciGlover: Big win for West Texas Ag this week! #farmlife #cotton #dairy @JohnCornyn @ConawayTX11 @PCGNews @TexasFarmBureau https://t.…
RT @politico: The Grassley Letter Everyone Is Ignoring Is Way More Important Than the Nunes Memo politi.co/2ERUWry https://t.co/hNPUV…
RT @TurnbullMalcolm: Great to see Admiral Harry Harris nominated by @realDonaldTrump as US Ambassador to Australia. Look forward to seeing…
RT @TomKulaNTMWD: The N. Texas Congressional delegation including Senators @JohnCornyn & @SenTedCruz and Reps. @SamsPressShop, @PeteSession…
I appreciate the hard work of Rep @ConawayTX11 and @RepArrington in making this happen twitter.com/holladayfarms/…
Looking forward to watching Texans @jagarcia23 @justinbolsen and @sam_mcguffie compete in @pyeongchang2018. #TexasForever
RT @PCGNews: Plains #Cotton Growers Commends Congress for Passing Bipartisan Budget Act; Legislation Brings Cotton Back into Title I of the…
What the federal tax cut means for your Atmos gas bill dallasnews.com/news/dallas-ci…
RT @RightOnCrime: Number two-ranking Republican, @JohnCornyn, advises colleagues to focus on #prisonreform when working on criminal justice…
RT @ChadHastyRadio: .@RepArrington made the right vote. As did @SenTedCruz and @JohnCornyn.
RT @AxiosWorld: Mapped: Chinese exports take over the world axios.com/chinas-takeove… https://t.co/kn7Qi8CvnA
Senators Ponder How to Break Criminal Justice Logjam shar.es/1NRGi0 via @RollCall
RT @thehill: White House instructs federal agencies to prepare for government shutdown hill.cm/9V9nwif https://t.co/x2gI17Albh
 
 
 
 
 
Developed by Daniel Jones for CreamSocial