Senator John Cornyn · @JohnCornyn ☜ 222.8K
Mainly news I find interesting, pics, and opinions. Honored to represent the great state of Texas in the US Senate. RTs =/= endorsements
Because the crazier parts of the progressive left increasingly see politics as public theater, with heroes and villains, cheers and hisses from the audience, and costumes, such as outfits from “The Handmaid’s Tale.” twitter.com/JohnCornyn/sta…
Because modern politics is, for the lonely and strange on all sides, entertainment and diversion. And one’s people must be entertained.
Why They’ll Never Stop Targeting Kavanaugh by @peggynoonannyc wsj.com/articles/why-t… via @WSJ
Environmental apocalypse predictions have failed for half a century washex.am/2IhkDEK
Time for Trump to trigger the UN snapback on Iran nypost.com/2019/09/20/tim… via @nypost
Deadly Floods Revive Memories of Hurricane Harvey: wsj.com/articles/deadl… via @WSJ
More hysteria from the NYT on standard business records requests: Secret F.B.I. Subpoenas Scoop Up Personal Data From Scores of Companies nyti.ms/2AuBlfM
U.S. Agreement With El Salvador Seeks to Divert Asylum Seekers nyti.ms/2OdIkSs
Will Republicans be snookered by an anti-arbitration bill? wsj.com/articles/the-l… via @WSJ
RT @SenTedCruz: Thank you to all the first responders & law enforcement officers who have been working tirelessly to rescue & aid fellow Te…
RT @houstonpolice: HPD Officer T. Roccaforte walked out of @memorialhermann yesterday after being shot last week by a robbery suspect. Fell…
President nominates Victoria County sheriff as U.S. marshal victoriaadvocate.com/news/crime/pre… via @vicadvocate
RT @RepPeteOlson: Sunday’s #HowdyModi event is about unity, not division — and it will bring the United States, India and Texas closer than…
RT @SenTedCruz: T. Michael O’Connor has served the people of Victoria County w distinction & professionalism for 14 years & I urge his swif…
RT @USNationalGuard: Today, @TXMilitary Soldiers continue to assist state and local officials respond to flooding caused by #Imelda. Alway…
Spoke today with leaders in Jefferson, Montgomery, and Matagorda counties to offer assistance as their communities face Tropical Depression #Imelda. Together we will get through this.
RT @rachelkellertv: A group of Lamar University and LIT students have rescued more than 50 people in the community. One student chose to he…
RT @TPWDnews: Here are scenes from search-and-rescue operations today around Beaumont. @TexasGameWarden and @TPWDparks Police continue to w…
“Houston is responding like we always do, we take care of our own.” I always admire @MattressMack’s selflessness – thank you and @TRAEABN for helping flood victims in Houston. #Imelda abc13.com/society/we-got…
RT @CBP: CBP K9s sniffed out 2 fentanyl smuggling attempts at the Port of San Luis. Details via @CBPArizona: bit.ly/2Qcp7Tt https:…
Stocks open slightly higher as Wall Street nears record highs - CNBC apple.news/AmzLaLyq1TzW_Y…
China depends on foreign oil. The Saudi attack is a wake-up call cnn.com/2019/09/20/bus…
Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s testimony brought home the magnitude of FBI officials’ leaking and lying, writes @KimStrassel wsj.com/articles/mr-ho… via @WSJ
RT @bmbrigham: US Shale - innovating, adapting, growing and impressing... rbnenergy.com/dont-stop-beli…
RT @Jitenkaa: “On behalf of the IndianAmericans in Texas & as co-chair of the Senate India Caucus, I welcome PM @narendramodi to Houston. I…
RT @DanCrenshawTX: God bless the #CajunNavy. twitter.com/cajunnavyrelie…
Gator an unwelcome visitor to Jefferson County couple amid Imelda floods m.chron.com/local/article/… via @houstonchron
RT @HoustonISD: #HISD is following protocols for determining closures or delays tomorrow. Our process includes calls with @NWSHouston, @Rea…
McConnell warns Pelosi's drug-pricing plan is DOA https://t.co/tF2rlZbm6v
Flash flood emergency for parts of Harris County as Imelda batters region chron.com/news/houston-t… via @houstonchron
Had a candid and respectful meeting with @facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Discussed responsibilities of social media platforms, regulatory proposals, election security, privacy concerns and censorship of conservative voices on social media.
RT @ChadWilbanks: Estimates near #Beaumont & Winnie, #Texas exceed 43" last 72hrs; totals exceed 41.5" 3-day threshold for 1,000-yr event (…
Great news for the Panhandle – Texas will soon have two world class veterinary programs. Congrats to @TexasTech on breaking ground on a building that will house the 31st veterinary program in the country. #WreckEm lubbockonline.com/news/20190919/…
More jobs are coming to Texas. @ericsson will invest about $100 million in a new 5G equipment factory in Lewisville and will hire 100 employees. dallasnews.com/business/2019/…
Of course this would dilute the vote of every real state in the US Senate. #justanotherpowergrab twitter.com/senschumer/sta…
RT @LindseyGrahamSC: Happy birthday @SenatorTimScott! https://t.co/MDKIukE5E9
RT @USBPChief: I cannot stress enough that it is not just the Border Patrol and our federal partners whose resources are strained. The bord…
RT @senatemajldr: I’m proud to have co-sponsored and helped develop a bipartisan committee amendment that will provide another $250M to hel…
After ⁦@senatemajldr⁩ had a major ⁦@Nike⁩ fail, ⁦@SenatorCollins⁩ presented him with with ⁦red, white and blue ⁦@newbalance⁩ replacements made in Maine, USA. https://t.co/6rtvAo2JmD
Flash flood warnings have been issued for several cities in southeast Texas. Please stay alert, follow @NWSHouston for updates, and remember to turn around, don’t drown. #Imelda weather.gov/hgx/
Senate Democrats are playing political games with our troops. It’s time to keep our promises to America’s service members and fund our military. https://t.co/rT9XaRuhxH
Say it ain’t so, Beto. First, grab guns of law abiding citizens and now legalize marijuana? texastribune.org/2019/09/19/bet… via @TexasTribune
RT @txglo: .@USNavy Veteran STS3 Mark Lyle Walker will be laid to rest at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery on September 26th at 11…
The courts can't fix asylum law, only Congress can  dallasnews.com/opinion/editor…
RT @MarcATice: Congratulations @robertcobrien on your selection as NSA by @realDonaldTrump. We have personally seen and felt your deep comm…
"Unfortunately I think he set back the debate a lot — maybe by not just years but decades," Sen. @JohnCornyn said of former Rep. @BetoORourke's push for mandatory buybacks for assault weapons. More from The @TexasTribune: kutne.ws/2V2nyXb
Teenage Vaping Rises Sharply Again This Year nyti.ms/2LBhSjD
Chuck, how is this different than the Secure Fence Act you and other Ds voted for? #moretrumpderangementsyndrome senate.gov/legislative/LI… twitter.com/SenSchumer/sta…
RT @SecPompeo: Met with #Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman today to discuss the unprecedented attacks against Saudi Arabia’s oil infra…
RT @FWRepWomen: This is why we must win #2020! #ConservativeJudgesMatter twitter.com/johncornyn/sta…
My dad was a B-17 pilot in World War II, so the @usairforce has always held a special place in my heart. I’m thankful for the Airmen who have fought to keep our country safe for the past 72 years. #HBDUSAF https://t.co/wU2ciz1XbF
RT @DBrandewie: .@JohnCornyn: The Kavanaugh Circus Has Come Back to Town cornyn.senate.gov/content/news/c…
RT @senatemajldr: But not everybody is celebrating our growing energy independence. House Democrats are sending the Senate bills that would…
RT @senatemajldr: Thanks largely to Republican policies, America is poised to become a net energy exporter in 2020 for the first time since…
RT @senatemajldr: Democrats are threatening to filibuster funding for our armed forces and a pay raise for our troops because they disagree…
RT @TPPF: A @dallasnews editorial points out that attacks on the Saudi oil industry didn’t spark a worldwide crisis—thanks to #Texas petrol…
105 judges appointed to lower federal courts, 43 circuit court nominees, and two Supreme Court justices since 2017. washingtontimes.com/news/2019/sep/…
After Saudi Attack, Texas' Energy Dominance Helps Avert Worldwide Oil Crisis thetexan.news/after-saudi-at…
RT @USAttyNealyCox: This 20-year sentence proves that justice in NDTX can be swift and certain. twitter.com/NDTXnews/statu…
RT @USBPChief: From October ’18 through August ’19, we’ve apprehended over 811k people on the Southwest Border. That’s more than 120% over…
A Tropical Storm Warning has been issued by @NWSHouston. Schools are closing, the wind is picking up, and flood advisories are in effect for some areas. Stay safe and watch for forecast updates as the storm continues to move inland. click2houston.com/weather/live-s…
RT @NWSHouston: Update: The @NWSNHC has classified the disturbance off the SE TX Coast as Tropical Storm Imelda. A Tropical Storm Warning h…
Last week, we confirmed the 150th judge under President @realDonaldTrump – including Ada Brown, the first African American woman to serve as the District Court Judge for the Northern District of Texas in Dallas. Only two federal vacancies remain in Texas. https://t.co/1ClvZariAF
“We the people…” 232 years ago today, delegates to the Constitutional Convention signed the United States Constitution. #ConstitutionDay https://t.co/qkXkf9JNYt
House Ds' priorities: Nadler Says His Committee Is Too Busy Impeaching Trump To Take Up Kavanaugh Investigation
RT @JanCBS: We report tonight the real bombshell: Christine Ford’s close HS friend (who Ford says was at the party when Kavanaugh allegedly…
The revival of smears against Kavanaugh is part of a campaign. wsj.com/articles/the-a… via @WSJ
RT @VP: The horrific discovery of 2,246 fetal remains in abortionist Dr. Klopfer’s Illinois home is appalling & should shock the conscience…
RT @CBP: Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a Mexican national wanted for homicide and rape: bit.ly/302aR3o https://t.co/…
We all benefit from our shared history, culture, and values – and with more than one in three Texans identifying as Hispanic, those ties are tightly bound. Happy #HispanicHeritageMonth https://t.co/Y0oudOxkvx
It’s easy, Chuck. Just fund border security. Voila. Problem solved. twitter.com/senschumer/sta…
Saudi oil attacks didn't spark a U.S. fuel crisis. Thank Texas dallasnews.com/opinion/editor…
"The Constitution was made to guard the people against the dangers of good intentions." -- Daniel Webster (1782-1852) US Senator
Sadly, this is similar to the dangerous partisan attacks on all law enforcement officials for enforcing laws passed by Congress and other legislative bodies elected by the people nytimes.com/2019/09/15/us/…
Great news: UTRGV | UTRGV Tuition Advantage utrgv.edu/ucentral/tuiti…
Senator Cornyn’s Legislation to Fight Back Against the Teen Vaping Epidemic setexasrecord.com/stories/513692…
Nice reminder that policy differences don’t have to lead to personal antipathy twitter.com/markmeckler/st…
It was an honor to be part of @CLEAT’s Annual Convention and to meet all the brave officers who received the Officer of the Year Award. When the going gets tough, these officers face the problem head-on and work to keep Texas safe. Thank you for all you do. https://t.co/azlxEynaJZ
In case you missed it, we have and will continue to do so. But this issue shouldn’t be a Trojan Horse for a federal takeover of state and local elections. twitter.com/publiccitizent…
Trump to visit Houston for event with Prime Minister Modi of India  dallasnews.com/news/politics/…
RT @ChadWilbanks: Enjoyed the dove hunt and company of @JohnCornyn today. And, mark my words: he will be the first candidate for office to…
RT @USBPChief: This fiscal year through August, Border Patrol agents have encountered and arrested 4010 criminal aliens that had prior crim…
RT @marcorubio: Europeans claimed they'd "be obliged to reimpose sanctions” if #Iran violates flawed nuke deal reuters.com/article/us-usa… Bu…
Zero help or concern from Congressional Ds: Trump's starting to win big on controlling the southern border nypost.com/2019/09/13/tru… via @nypost
Fearing ‘Spy Trains,’ Congress May Ban a Chinese Maker of Subway Cars nyti.ms/2Lvenv3
RT @jackntn: Great event tonight in Williamson County hosted by ⁦@williamsongop⁩ with ⁦@JohnCornyn⁩ and ⁦@JudgeJohnCarter⁩. #KeepTexasRed #…
Sandy and I enjoyed attending the Republican Party of Williamson County fundraiser at Nyle Maxwell's Vehicle Unique. Incredible collection of cars. Great setting. https://t.co/0HvkHN6jWn
RT @PeteFlores_TX: Honored to accept the Senator of the Year award from @CLEAT today! #txlege @JohnCornyn https://t.co/VG9szny9Rv
RT @spencerdavis_tx: It’s a family affair! Michael and his awesome family are out walking in Houston today in support of @JohnCornyn and th…
RT @McCaulforTexas: Our interns are ready to head out and blockwalk across #TX10! #StudentsForMcCaul https://t.co/e8HMpOhhlz
Skid Row and San Quentin? In search of D primary votes? twitter.com/patricksvitek/…
RT @TommyHicksGOP: This is how it’s done! Great to see strong grassroots movement to #KeepTXRed. There’s a lot at stake— Tone deaf Dems’ #…
Remember when Democrats, like President John F. Kennedy in his inaugural address, believed that patriotism called all of us to “pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, to assure the survival and the success of liberty.”?
 
 
 
 
 
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