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"I don't know what the world is going to look like," said Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, a Texas Republican, when asked if he'd endorse Trump for re-election. "But let's say it's not something I've given any thought to." Asked several days later if he had given thought to it, Cornyn demurred. "I haven't ...
Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, who was among the Republican congressional leaders to dine with President Trump at the White House, said it would be inappropriate to discuss reports of Trump's plans to fire special counsel Robert Mueller or Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Source: CNN ...

(CNN) Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn is among the congressional leaders scheduled to dine with President Donald Trump on Wednesday evening, but don't expect the Texas Republican to urge the President to not fire high-ranking Justice Department officials or the special counsel investigating ...
John Cornyn asked whether Zuckerberg believed his company bears "some responsibility for the content" on his platform. "I agree that we're responsible for the content," Zuckerberg said. Zuckerberg promised that in the future, his company would not rely on users to flag objectionable content — like terrorist ...
The ages of the dead range from five-years-old to seventy-two. "The FBI is the premier law enforcement investigation agency in the world, and under new Director Chris Wray, I think it's really doing outstanding work with the new leadership that's been installed there," said U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX).
First, he was the guest of local businessowners for a roundtable discussion of the benefits of federal tax reform. Hosting the senator and his wife Sandy was Kenny Lawson of C.C. Creations. Other participants were Thomas Gessner of Gessner Engineering, Claudia Smith of Aggieland Carpet One, and ...

U.S. Senator John Cornyn, R-Texas, visited Sutherland Springs Friday morning to discuss the Fix NICS Act, which was signed into law by President Donald Trump last week. “Twenty-six people lost their lives and 20 more lives were forever changed,” Cornyn said. Cornyn introduced the Fix NICS Act after ...
U.S. Senator John Cornyn, R-Texas, visited Sutherland Springs Friday morning to discuss the Fix NICS Act, which was signed into law by President Donald Trump last week. “Twenty-six people lost their lives and 20 more lives were forever changed,” Cornyn said. Cornyn introduced the Fix NICS Act after ...
John Cornyn (R-Texas) is set to visit the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs on Friday to meet with survivors of the November shooting. Sen. Cornyn will meet Pastor Frank Pomeroy, and local officials to discuss his Fix NICS (National Instant Criminal Background Check System) Act, which President ...
John Cornyn came to speak to the community about a new law he says might have averted the tragedy. by Emma Platoff March 30, 2018 3 PM ... John Cornyn returned to it Friday morning to meet with survivors and tout the measure he said might have averted the tragedy. Neighbors, in Lone Star earrings and military ...
Its instigator, Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, is no friend of gun regulation. We would not expect any more of this kind of legislating from him. Cornyn is, among other things, a proponent of reciprocity, which would extend gun permit holders' right to carry to include other states that issue gun-carry permits.
He held a roundtable discussion over the impact of the new tax reform law. It is called the tax cuts and jobs act which passed in December. Sen. Cornyn said it aims to provide tax relief that will impact businesses in Amarillo. He met with business leaders, including the Big Texan, Amarillo National Bank, ...
John Cornyn, it's language deep in the bill that has occupied much of his energy since early November. On page 1,982, there is a provision aimed at improving the national background check system in order to prevent felons and domestic abusers from purchasing firearms. Cornyn has been pushing for that ...
U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) discussed his bill to strengthen the criminal background check system, the Fix NICS Act, in advance of its vote in the Senate as a part of the ... Senator John Cornyn, a Republican from Texas, is a member of the Senate Finance, Intelligence, and Judiciary Committees.
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, listens to fellow Sen. Ted Cruz speak during the Texas Tribune Festival at Hogg Memorial Auditorium in Austin, Texas, on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. NICK WAGNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN. Texas U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz and John Cornyn, both Republicans, made their ...
John Cornyn, R-Texas, to strengthen the criminal gun background check system has been tacked onto a massive spending bill lawmakers are rushing to pass by Friday night to avoid another federal government shutdown. The legislation, known as the "Fix NICS Act", was co-authored by Cornyn and ...
A measure to beef up enforcement of the nation's background check system for potential gun buyers will be included in the government funding bill due for a congressional vote this week. The provision, crafted by Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, is designed to push federal agencies and states ...

John Cornyn of Texas, the Senate majority whip, was the top-ranking Republican on Monday to warn Trump against such action, telling Politico that “the consequences would be so overwhelming.” His colleagues stepped up the rhetoric on Tuesday. “Bob Mueller should be allowed to finish his job,” Senate ...
TOM BRENNER U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, speaks during an interview on Capitol Hill on March 8. Since the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., Cornyn has pressed a modest gun background check measure, but the impetus began in Sutherland Springs after a gunman killed 26 people at a church ...
WASHINGTON — On the Sunday after a gunman killed 26 people at a church in his home state of Texas, Senator John Cornyn, the No. 2 Republican in the Senate, went to tiny Sutherland Springs to comfort the congregation and its grieving pastor, whose 14-year-old daughter was among the victims.
Texas Sen. John Cornyn said Trump's surprise steel and aluminum tariffs may have been rushed by the president to avoid any debate. Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski joined Cornyn in criticizing the tariffs in interviews at the CERAWeek energy conference in Houston and said it could raise Alaskan pipeline ...
Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn · John CornynLawmakers feel pressure on guns Kasich's campaign website tones down gun language after Florida shooting Murphy: Trump's support for background check bill shows gun politics 'shifting rapidly' MORE (Texas) told reporters on Wednesday that the ...
Senator John Cornyn urged his colleagues to take up his Fix NICS Act, a bill with broad bipartisan support to help prevent gun violence. He says the bill has strong bi-partisan support and a promise from the President that he would approve the bill. But Cornyn says it's not going anywhere until the “political ...
WASHINGTON — Amid a growing clamor for action to address a rash of mass shootings, Sen. Ted Cruz pushed back hard Tuesday against demands for restrictions on assault weapons, calling instead for a fresh look at a bill aimed at keeping guns away from criminals. "If the objective is to stop violent ...
John Cornyn, R-Texas, said at a bipartisan meeting Wednesday at the White House on gun violence. by Haley Samsel Feb. ... John Cornyn of Texas and other lawmakers to come together and create “one great piece of legislation” to address background checks on gun sales, in addition to other measures.
Washington (CNN) Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, the No. 2 Republican in the chamber, have differing opinions on how to address gun control laws and improve America's background checks system in the wake of the high school shooting in Parkland, ...
John Cornyn of Texas also said that the idea, which Trump unexpectedly embraced this week, may not have enough GOP support to pass the Senate. Cornyn said Washington -- which is searching for a legislative response to the massacre last week at a high school in Florida -- should instead focus on ...
John Cornyn on Friday that he backs efforts by Texas' senior senator to revamp the nation's background check system for purchasing firearms, the White House confirmed Monday. Cornyn is taking the lead among Senate Republicans on legislation that would increase government accountability for the ...
John Cornyn of Texas said on Thursday that he wanted to sit down with one of the leading Senate Democrats to talk gun policy in the wake of Wednesday's mass shooting at a South Florida high school. At a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-California, brought the issue to ...
U.S. Senator John Cornyn of Texas is standing up in defense of the Department of Justice and the FBI. And as Trey Shaar reports, it's after criticism from people, including the President of the United States. On the Senate floor, John Cornyn said he was at his home in Austin during and after the series of ...
“I don't think trade wars are good,” he said. “Sometimes they may be necessary. I'm sympathetic to the concerns the president has that America has entered into trading relationships that are disadvantageous to our country and to our country's workers and in terms of wages. I do worry that once they're ...
President Trump today offered support of a bipartisan bill introduced in November to strengthen the background check system before someone buys a gun. Texas Senator John Cornyn in a co-sponsor of the bill. He spoke with the president about it last week after the Florida shooting. It seems to be the only ...
John Cornyn on Friday that he backs efforts by Texas' senior senator to revamp the nation's background check system for purchasing firearms, the White House confirmed Monday. Cornyn is taking the lead among Senate Republicans on legislation that would increase government accountability for the ...
WASHINGTON – Would granting a path to citizenship for 1.8 million young immigrants brought here illegally as children be amnesty? Texas' two Republican U.S. senators, John Cornyn and Ted Cruz, provide two very different answers to that question, which is one of the four "pillars" of President Donald ...
Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn · John CornynDems confront Kelly after he calls some immigrants 'lazy' McConnell: 'Whoever gets to 60 wins' on immigration GOP senators turning Trump immigration framework into legislation MORE (R-Texas) said on Tuesday that the "clock is ticking" for Democrats to ...
Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, this week rejected the argument that Republicans no longer care about the debt, and said the party will have time later to find some bipartisan solution to rising budget deficits and a total national debt that is quickly approaching $21 trillion. Conservatives last ...
John Cornyn · John CornynDems confront Kelly after he calls some immigrants 'lazy' McConnell: 'Whoever gets to 60 wins' on immigration GOP senators turning Trump immigration framework into legislation MORE (Texas), the No. 2 Senate Republican. It's unclear when the Senate will take a final vote on ...
The senator mentions that there is more work to be done and challenges still remain. The supplemental appropriations bill that is being considered will include $89 billion in disaster relief, which is $8 billion more than the House passed. Senator John Cornyn also said, “Helping Texans recover and rebuild ...
Senate vote on pending budget deal delayed: Senator John Cornyn. Reuters · 08 Feb 2018 at 14:08 ET. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to ... Otherwise we'd move it up by consent. But right now I understand he's objecting,” Senator John Cornyn told reporters. (Reporting by David Morgan; Editing by Susan Heavey) ...
Sen. John Cornyn John CornynDems confront Kelly after he calls some immigrants 'lazy' McConnell: 'Whoever gets to 60 wins' on immigration GOP senators turning Trump immigration framework into legislation MORE (R-Texas) said he is "optimistic" that President Trump · Donald John TrumpTillerson: ...
Members of Texas AFL-CIO held a news conference in downtown Austin after meeting with a staffer for U.S. Sen. John Cornyn. As the deadline for the next government shutdown looms, members of the Texas AFL-CIO on Wednesday met in Austin with a staffer for U.S. Sen. John Cornyn to demand the ...
President Trump has boasted he has "one of the great memories of all time," although he didn't do much to prove it on Thursday during an appearance at the GOP retreat in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. When Trump got to the end of thanking Republican leaders by reading their names off his ...
John Cornyn, R-Texas said Tuesday the contentious secret memorandum on the FBI's investigation of Russia should be made public. The House Intelligence Committee recommended it be released, despite Justice Department warnings that doing so would be reckless, and now President Donald Trump ...
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, acknowledged Saturday that Republicans will need to fight to sell their tax overhaul that was recently signed into law by President Donald Trump, saluting plans by the influential Koch network to spend up to $20 million to promote the law's benefits. by Patrick Svitek Jan.
Texas' two Republican U.S. senators, one a former campaign committee chair and the other a once and possibly future presidential candidate, are taking vastly different approaches to Capitol Hill's rapidly approaching immigration showdown. Senate Majority Whip Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, says he's ...
Senator John Cornyn is warning Texans not to get their hopes up that the end of the government shutdown brings the latest Harvey relief bill any closer to passage. Earlier this week, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell suggested he would move the bill after February 8, the next government funding ...
The Senate's No. 2 Republican revealed Saturday that Twitter told him he interacted with content from accounts linked to the Russians. “As part of our recent work to understand Russian-linked activities on Twitter during the 2016 U.S. presidential election, we identified and suspended a number of accounts ...
HOUSTON - Friday, protesters stormed outside Texas Republican Senator John Cornyn's Houston office at 5300 Memorial Drive, calling for support for the DREAM Act. "We are urging for Senator Cornyn to support a DREAM Act now, not tomorrow, not by March. Now, and for him to either vote yes for ...
President Trump did not cut a deal with Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., on spending and immigration after a 90 minute White House meeting, and instead, he told Schumer to negotiate with Republicans, according to Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas. "The president told him to go back ...
At the same time, border security is a top issue for Texas Republicans. Their enthusiasm—and turnout—in the 2018 midterms will play a big role in determining whether Republicans hold the four Congressional seats and U.S. Senate seat that Democrats are targeting. Sen. John Cornyn R-Texas, is GOP ...


 

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