Personally curated news I find interesting, pics, and occasional opinions. Honored to represent the great state of Texas in the US Senate.
A former Texas sheriff is running for governor. One problem: No one can find her issued gun. washingtonpost.com/nation/2018/08…
RT @DBrandewie: .@JohnCornyn, @SenTedCruz Praise Confirmation of General Murray to Head U.S. Army Futures Command in Austin https://t.co/mu…
A strategic U.S.-India partnership could thwart Chinese efforts at domination, writes Paula J. Dobriansky wsj.com/articles/india… via @WSJOpinion
While I think House work provisions are better, I will support Conference Committee between House and Senate believing it is most important to get a Farm Bill done agriculture.com/news/business/…
RT @TexasGOPVote: Hotter’n Hell Hundred | TexasGOPVote texasgopvote.com/family/hotter-… via @JohnCornyn
RT @marcorubio: “Confucius Institutes’ link with espionage is taking paranoia too far” says the Alibaba owned & therefore #China govt. infl…
Good luck to my friends at Aloe Elementary in Victoria, Ann Richards School in Austin, and all Texans headed #BacktoSchool this week https://t.co/2Fr5wFyQTH
ATF study reveals where criminals in Baltimore are getting their guns hotair.com/archives/2018/…
Texas now at 25 straight months of job growth expressnews.com/business/local… via @expressnews
Lawmakers Raise Concerns Over DOD Grants to Colleges Hosting Confucius Institutes via @freebeacon freebeacon.com/national-secur…
"The Bill of Rights is a born rebel. It reeks with sedition. In every clause it shakes its fist in the face of constituted authority... It is the one guarantee of human freedom to the American people." -- Frank I. Cobb (1869-1923) American Journalist
Words worth noting: quote by Sen. John Cornyn victoriaadvocate.com/opinion/words-… via @vicadvocate
Ex-Joint Chiefs chairman: Former officials like John Brennan who get political hurt the intel community washex.am/2PkxWq3
In Mueller memo, Papadopoulos emerges as bit player in Trump-Russia affair washex.am/2MYBgpc
Clapper: Brennan's rhetoric is becoming an issue thehill.com/homenews/sunda…
RT @SenRonJohnson: Pleased that my staff could help this #AirForce Korean War veteran get his long overdue medal. twitter.com/wfrvlocal5/sta…
@washingtonpost asked @JohnCornyn about @realDonaldTrump calling @OMAROSA a dog. Does what @POTUS says on race make him uncomfortable. He wouldn’t comment — “I know you have to ask these questions but I’m not going to talk about that” washingtonpost.com/politics/im-no… #txlege
Graham rips FBI for briefing Feinstein on alleged Chinese spy, but keeping Trump in dark on Russians fxn.ws/2MV8Dt2 #FoxNews
Revoking Brennan’s Security Clearance: The Right Thing, Even if for the Wrong Reason nationalreview.com/2018/08/john-b…
RT @SenTedCruz: Today @JohnCornyn and I sent a letter to @SecAFOfficial urging the @usairforce to select Dyess Air Force Base in Abilene as…
U.S., China plot road map to resolve trade dispute by November wsj.com/articles/u-s-c…
Here’s What Makes America Great, Gov nyti.ms/2MW8KVj
Zinke Blames Wildfires on ‘Gross Mismanagement’ nytimes.com/video/climate/… via @nytvideo
RT @SenatorBurr: My statement on former @CIA Director John Brennan’s recent comments: burr.senate.gov/press/releases…
RT @jbendery: Today, the Senate confirmed Julius Ness Richardson to be a lifetime U.S. circuit court judge So? It's Trump's 26th confirmed…
RT @MichaelRStrain: I'm honored to have been mentioned by Senator @JohnCornyn on the Senate floor. youtube.com/watch?v=-LeI_q…
RT @GOPChairwoman: A woman is actually leading the Republican Party. twitter.com/TomPerez/statu…
The Blame America First Democrats via @freebeacon freebeacon.com/politics/the-b…
Bruch Ohr was deeply tied to the Clinton campaign while inside the FBI, writes @KimStrassel wsj.com/articles/what-… via @WSJOpinion
Youth unemployment hits 52-year low wsj.com/articles/youth… via @WSJ
Google Employees Protest Secret Work on Censored Search Engine for China nyti.ms/2MRVFw3
RT @JohnnieMo: On conference call, @JohnCornyn says Senate is working thru what is usually an "August recess." Confirming Brett Kavanaugh t…
RT @JohnnieMo: On #HurricaneHarvey recovery, @JohnCornyn says several large flood control projects with Army Corps of Engineers are in the…
Thanks to my friend ⁦@senrobportman⁩ for his leadership on this important issue. hsgac.senate.gov/subcommittees/…
RT @agripulse: On Senate floor, Majority Whip @JohnCornyn defends 'very common-sense" #SNAP work requirements in House #farmbill2018, urges…
Mexico, U.S. may be heading toward NAFTA deal amid Trump’s global trade war politi.co/2MMrYwj via @politico
Is that why so many residents are fleeing? "CALIFORNIA is one of the decisive arenas for American politics -- the home of many of the most important personalities and ideas dominating D.C. and our political culture." (Playbook)
Academics and ordinary Chinese begin to vent misgivings about President Xi and the Communist Party-run bureaucracy wsj.com/articles/chine… via @WSJ
“It’s clear there were breakdowns in the refugee vetting system on this case as a lot of the information on him was readily available...”: ISIS Member Arrested in Sacramento, U.S. Says nyti.ms/2MNzO8V
Bleak New Estimates in Drug Epidemic: A Record 72,000 Overdose Deaths in 2017 nyti.ms/2MRx36Q
RT @KatMcKinley: @joshgreenman I’ll add. My Dad was born to a 15 yr old in rural Mississippi in the 30’s. So poor they couldn’t afford shoe…
RT @RepCuellar: Today I announced a $117.4M @USGSA award that I helped secure for the const. of a new US Courthouse in SA. Thanks to @JohnC…
I doubt it will succeed. But no one has a right to a security clearance, especially someone who no longer works for the US Government. twitter.com/mitchellreport…
A rare, nonpartisan good news story in Washington thehill.com/blogs/congress…
Congrats to @Mdandersonnews for being ranked best nationally for cancer care and @MethodistHosp for being top overall hospital in Texas patch.com/texas/houston/…
RT @DHSgov: .@SecNielsen will host the 5th Federal Commission on School Safety meeting w @BetsyDeVosED @SecAzar & AG Sessions to focus on b…
RT @CNNMoney: Qatar throws Turkey a $15 billion lifeline as spat widens with US cnnmon.ie/2BaWTkQ https://t.co/w8vAu6ZaaU
CNN poll: Most say Mueller should try to end investigation before Election Day @CNNPolitics cnn.it/2MjUUir
Eat these: State Fair of Texas announces 10 gut-busting, award-winning foods | @guidelive p.d-news.co/t3vv
With little fanfare, Trump and McConnell reshape the nation’s circuit courts wapo.st/2KYp7io?tid=ss…
Missouri Democrats Slam Door on Pro-Life Voters via @freebeacon freebeacon.com/politics/misso…
U.S. Satisfaction Still Running at Improved Level news.gallup.com/poll/240911/sa…
Trump’s Trade War Is Rattling China’s Leaders nyti.ms/2MrMsNY
Strzok and Consequences: The FBI fires a Comey ally who tarnished the bureau’s reputation. wsj.com/articles/strzo… via @WSJOpinion
RT @statesman: 5 things to know about mosquitoes, West Nile virus in Central Texas atxne.ws/2MdlZDZ https://t.co/0Hv5QRz77R
RT @JaciGlover: @JohnCornyn @SenTedCruz @RepArrington @LubbockChamber @USDOL twitter.com/lubbockchamber…
POTUS signed FIRRMA into law yesterday as part of the NDAA: Modernizing CFIUS Is Good for U.S. Economic Competitiveness youtu.be/ySSDT4_6jZ8 via @YouTube
Texas Education Agency: More than 300 school districts eligible for Hurricane Harvey displacement funding totaling $174 million
RT @UHDPresident: This morning, we celebrated the progress of our future College of Sciences & Technology Building with a Topping Out Cerem…
U.N. says it has credible reports that China holds million Uighurs in secret camps reut.rs/2AZzaUs
Democrats’ generic ballot lead shrinks further, now less than four points hotair.com/archives/2018/…
Bloomberg: The National Federation of Independent Business’ small business optimism index climbed to a score of 107.9 in July from 107.2 in June, a shade below the index’s record-high of 108 set in July 1983, according to a NFIB report released Aug. 14.
For the Tice family, the absence of their son and brother has made for a painful six years. Today I renew my call for Austin to be released by his captors, and I’m thankful the @whitehouse and @realDonaldTrump are committed to seeing his return home #FreeAustinTice https://t.co/4kzh41ZOaR
20 sky-scraping changes coming to Austin bizjournals.com/austin/news/20… via @MyABJ
Banks and Retailers Are Tracking How You Type, Swipe and Tap nyti.ms/2KNWrZd
Dallas hotel building boom is second only to New York City dallasnews.com/business/real-…
Shunning college, more high-school students are turning to vocational training programs likely to lead to available jobs wsj.com/articles/vocat… via @WSJ
RT @realDonaldTrump: It was my great honor to sign our new Defense Bill into law and to pay tribute to the greatest soldiers in the history…
NATO should give Turkey the boot, writes @BHL wsj.com/articles/nato-… via @WSJOpinion
WSJ: The Obama Administration produced no documents—none—from Justice Kagan’s years in the Solicitor General’s office because they were said to relate to executive-branch deliberations on legal issues. #SCOTUSpick
WSJ: The Obama White House provided 173,000 documents on Ms. Kagan and the Trump White House produced 182,000 for the Gorsuch nomination. The White House has already turned over 195,000 on Judge Kavanaugh, with tens of thousands more to come.#SCOTUSpick
RT @ABC7Amarillo: The unemployment rate of formerly incarcerated people is worse than the Great Depression. President Trump's 'First Step A…
A journalist has been imprisoned in Syria for 6 years. Let him come home. washingtonpost.com/opinions/a-jou…
Invests in our legacy fighter aircraft such as the F-16s flown by @301FighterWing and the @149FW. #FY19NDAA twitter.com/johncornyn/sta…
Modernizes infrastructure at @PantexPlant in Amarillo and other nuclear labs by directing @NNSANews to submit a plan for modernizing such plants #FY19NDAA twitter.com/johncornyn/sta…
Begins building cyber institutes at senior military colleges such as @TAMU. #FY19NDAA twitter.com/johncornyn/sta…
Invests in the Armed Services Blood Program at Fort Bliss so they can better provide blood components to military medical treatment facilities worldwide #FY19NDAA twitter.com/johncornyn/sta…
Prioritizes access to high quality public education for military children through increased DOD supplemental impact aid, especially for disabled military children #FY19NDAA twitter.com/johncornyn/sta…
Supports @POTUS's budget request for 77 F-35s and authorizes @DeptofDefense to procure additional F-35s if funds become available #FY19NDAA twitter.com/johncornyn/sta…
The #FY19NDAA authorizes $140 million for military construction projects in Texas, including a new Basic Military Training dorm at @JBSA_Official and a new warehouse at @RRAD_TX twitter.com/johncornyn/sta…
The #FY19NDAA restores focus on military readiness training with increased funding for each Service, including increased flying hours twitter.com/johncornyn/sta…
The #FY19NDAA raises troops' pay by 2.6%, the largest pay raise for our military in nearly 10 years twitter.com/johncornyn/sta…
Today @POTUS signed the John S. McCain defense authorization bill #FY2019NDAA into law. Here are a few ways it will impact Texas:
RT @KarinHousley: The excitement is building around this race! I joined @dailybriefing with @DanaPerino on @FoxNews this afternoon to talk…
Meyerland sees strong rebuilding activity a year after Harvey houstonchronicle.com/business/artic…
WP: [DOJ Inspector General] “Horowitz concluded that Strzok showed a “willingness to take official action” to hurt Trump’s electoral prospects, particularly in a text he sent telling Page “we’ll stop” Trump from being president” twitter.com/johncornyn/sta…
#BREAKING: FBI fires agent who sent anti-Trump texts–Peter Strzok, the FBI counterintelligence… via @POLITICO for iOS politico.com
RT @AEI: Poverty has declined significantly over the past 50 years, but neither side has recognized the major progress that has been made.…
Canada touts Texas trade as NAFTA negotiations hit crunch time: 'It's not like we're a small player' dallasnews.com/business/trade…
RT @USMC: Today is the 100th anniversary of women in the Corps. Ooh-Rah, Marines! https://t.co/3jWRQe4NbR
Democrats More Positive About Socialism Than Capitalism news.gallup.com/poll/240725/de… #
RT @masmith89: Senate Agrees to One-Year Ban on Transit Rail Car and Bus Procurements from Chinese-Owned Companies - The Eno Center for Tra…
 
 
 
 
 
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