The Bryan/College Station Chamber of Commerce’s call for a stronger national defense found friendly ears in Senator John Cornyn (R-TX). Senator Cornyn spoke to the Chamber delegation in Washington, D.C. about the spending deal struck by Congress this week, which includes an extra $15 billion in defense spending, half of what President Donald Trump requested. […]
It’s been 12 years since the Department of Defense last realigned and closed military bases, but two powerful Texas Republicans toured Goodfellow Air Force Base in San Angelo Monday and pointed out the reasons to keep the base around. Goodfellow AFB was officially established in 1940; today it is used to train airmen slated for […]
The U.S. Senate on Thursday unanimously passed by voice vote a resolution welcoming Prime Minister Netanyahu, who will address a joint session of Congress on Tuesday.
John Cornyn, who initiated the resolution, said that ‘for some reason, some people are trying to turn this into a public controversy, but to me and I imagine to many others, it is mystifying and somewhat disappointing.
‘Both of our countries are threatened by radical Islam…’
Internationally-shared water and airspace in the Asia-Pacific region is crucial to the trade and stability of many Asian nations. Hostility in the area affects trade that touches people around the world. China’s unilateral action to claim part of the East China Sea for their exclusive control was unilateral and provocative for other countries who rely […]
The 2009 Fort Hood victims should be eligible for all the honors and benefits available to U.S. troops who fall victim to an international terrorist attack, especially Purple Heart medals, and this would make that a reality.
As a longtime advocate for members of our armed forces, Senator Cornyn believes that our veterans deserve timely and gracious medical care.
Senator Cornyn’s Safeguarding Elections for our Nation’s Troops through Reforms and Improvements Act (The SENTRI Act) has made it out of the Rules Committee, and is headed to the Senate floor–if Majority Leader Harry Reid will allow a vote.