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John Cornyn

 
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2021-01-02
2027-01-02
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07/18/2024 --foxnews
Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., says the Secret Service provided little information to senators and did not take more than four questions, with no follow ups, at a briefing.
03/28/2024 --rawstory
In six months time Donald Trump's shares in Truth Social could be worth billions or possibly "zero". New York Times Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Suzanne Craig appeared on MSNBC's "The Last Word" to discuss the potential windfall Trump received when his social media company went public this week."It's a very volatile and high-risk stock, so it could be anywhere from worth a lot more in six months to almost zero in six months, we don't know," she said.ALSO READ: ‘Don't have enough’: Wealthy Trump allies balk at helping Donald pay legal billsThe social media platform traded under the ticker "DJT" on Tuesday; and by the second day shares rose from $8.23, or 14.2% on Tuesday, to $66.22 on Wednesday.The gains boost Trump's Media & Technology Group, of which he owns 58%, up to a market value of $9.4 billion.On paper that comes out to $5.2 billion.The potential cash bonanza lands at a critical time for Trump while he's been scrambling to find liquid assets to pay off what was originally a $464 million bond in his civil fraud judgment against him and his eponymous company The Trump Organization. That amount was reduced to $175 million by a five-member judge panel, giving Trump a cushion to pay up in 10 days. As far as how he'll be able to meet the sum in time, Craig remains dubious. "We don't know where he's going to get the money from," she said. "He said that he's going to put up cash, but you can get cash from a lot of places."She discussed the possibility that he could try to leverage his newfound stock riches into some loan, but that it's more speculation at this point."Who knows what [the shares] are going to be worth in six months," she said. "There is speculation he'll get a loan off those shares, I don't know who would lend him money on those, because you don't know what it's going to be worth down the road."Watch the video below or at this link.
03/27/2024 --huffpost
Ken Paxton was nearly removed from office for corruption last year, but survived his impeachment trial.
03/27/2024 --nbcnews
In 2020, surveys showed Biden consistently leading Trump nationally and in swing states, often by wide margins. But this time, the polls show Biden in a more precarious position.
03/26/2024 --motherjones
On Tuesday, nine years after Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton was indicted for securities fraud, and just a few weeks before he was finally set to go on trial, prosecutors struck a deal with the powerful Republican to call the whole thing off. Under the terms of the pre-trial agreement, as reported by Texas Tribune, […]
03/26/2024 --rawstory
Donald Trump may be a stable genius, but Judge Juan Manuel Merchan is proving to be the stable hand who might be the former president's perfect foil. That'a according to to Miriam “Mimi” Rocah, a seasoned prosecutor with hours logged in both New York and Westchester counties, who appeared Monday on CNN's "Out Front" to laud the New York City jurist overseeing Trump's criminal hush money case. As proof, Rocah pointed to Merchan's handling of Trump's lawyers accusations, levied against prosecutors in the Manhattan District Attorney's office, of misconduct. "That's so serious, for any lawyer, but especially prosecutors," Rocah said. "That, according to the judge, was not warranted."Merchan played the cornerman for the Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg over accusations linked documents handed over by the Manhattan federal prosecutor's office, Rocah argued. While Trump's attorneys demanded delay or even dismissal over the alleged "widespread misconduct" of failing to quickly pass the documents, along, Bragg's office said they did their due diligence. ALSO READ: Here's why conservative elites are bailing on Trump nowTrump's attorneys may have pointed fingers at the prosecutors in Trump's hush money case — in which the former president has pleaded not guilty to falsifying business records to hide alleged payments made to Stormy Daniels — but Merchan gave them a hat tip, Rocah noted. Specifically, Merchan refused to delay the case and set a court date of April 15. "This judge, who really calls balls and strikes, said 'In fact, I think the D.A.'s office here seems to have gone above and beyond,'" Rocah said. "They've not only fulfilled their obligations under the law, but they went beyond that."Rocah took Merchan's admonishment of Trump's attorneys as a sign that he'll push back when the case comes to trial. "That is part of a judge's job," Rocah said "to police, if you will, the rhetoric and accusations that get thrown around in heated cases."Watch the video below or click here.
03/21/2024 --theepochtimes
Sen. Ted Budd (R-N.C.) and Senate Republicans hold a press conference at 11:30 a.m. ET on March 21, calling on Democrats to pass the Laken Riley Act. Including: Sens. Roger Marshall (R-Kan.), John Kennedy (R-La.), John Cornyn (R-Texas), Pete Ricketts (R-Neb.), and Ted Cruz (R-Texas). The U.S. House of Representatives approved the Laken Riley Act […]
03/21/2024 --foxnews
The top two concerns for Republican conference members are term limits and an approachable leader as the Senate GOP considers what they want in a McConnell successor.
03/21/2024 --theepochtimes
'Lobbying for both the Chinese and American defense industrial base risks significant conflicts of interest,' the US senator said.
03/20/2024 --theepochtimes
Oklahoma representative announces he is running for a key position in the GOP conference.
03/20/2024 --rollcall
Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra testifies during a Senate Finance Committee hearing last week. On Wednesday, he appeared before two House panels to discuss President Joe Biden's fiscal 2025 budget.
03/20/2024 --huffpost
“It’s not what I would say," Sen. Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) told reporters when asked about Donald Trump's latest comments about Jewish people.
03/15/2024 --theepochtimes
'I hope they will reconsider.'
03/14/2024 --theepochtimes
Senators challenged the official’s claims that his department lacks the authority to ensure the children’s continued safety outside of HHS custody.
03/14/2024 --rollcall
Shou Zi Chew, CEO of TikTok, arrives to testify during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in January.
03/13/2024 --nbcnews
Get live updates on a bill the House is expected to vote on today that could prompt a ban on social media platform TikTok if certain criteria isn't met by ByteDance.
03/13/2024 --kron4
Democrats are going on the attack after former President Trump raised the possibility of cuts to Social Security and Medicare. Trump said in a Monday interview there’s “a lot” that can be done on entitlements “in terms of cutting,” a comment President Biden immediately seized on. The Biden campaign quickly released a new ad, contrasting [...]
03/13/2024 --cbs17
Democrats are going on the attack after former President Trump raised the possibility of cuts to Social Security and Medicare. Trump said in a Monday interview there’s “a lot” that can be done on entitlements “in terms of cutting,” a comment President Biden immediately seized on. The Biden campaign quickly released a new ad, contrasting [...]
03/13/2024 --wsav
Democrats are going on the attack after former President Trump raised the possibility of cuts to Social Security and Medicare. Trump said in a Monday interview there’s “a lot” that can be done on entitlements “in terms of cutting,” a comment President Biden immediately seized on. The Biden campaign quickly released a new ad, contrasting [...]
03/13/2024 --wfla
Democrats are going on the attack after former President Trump raised the possibility of cuts to Social Security and Medicare. Trump said in a Monday interview there’s “a lot” that can be done on entitlements “in terms of cutting,” a comment President Biden immediately seized on. The Biden campaign quickly released a new ad, contrasting [...]
03/12/2024 --theepochtimes
‘Allowing TikTok to remain under the CCP's control puts our election systems at risk,’ Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi says.
03/11/2024 --kron4
Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) announced Monday she will run to serve as the next chair of the Senate Republican Policy Committee, which will be vacated by Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), who is running to become Senate GOP conference chair. “The Republican Policy Committee plays a critical role as the policy and legislative ideas factory [...]
03/11/2024 --cbs17
Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) announced Monday she will run to serve as the next chair of the Senate Republican Policy Committee, which will be vacated by Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), who is running to become Senate GOP conference chair. “The Republican Policy Committee plays a critical role as the policy and legislative ideas factory [...]
03/11/2024 --wsav
Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) announced Monday she will run to serve as the next chair of the Senate Republican Policy Committee, which will be vacated by Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), who is running to become Senate GOP conference chair. “The Republican Policy Committee plays a critical role as the policy and legislative ideas factory [...]
03/11/2024 --wfla
Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) announced Monday she will run to serve as the next chair of the Senate Republican Policy Committee, which will be vacated by Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), who is running to become Senate GOP conference chair. “The Republican Policy Committee plays a critical role as the policy and legislative ideas factory [...]
03/11/2024 --kron4
Senate Republican Policy Committee Chair Joni Ernst (Iowa) will run for Senate Republican Conference chair, the No. 3-ranking position in the Senate Republican leadership, setting up a race between her and Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.). Ernst, who declined to say last week whether she would run for a higher leadership position, told Politico in an [...]
03/11/2024 --cbs17
Senate Republican Policy Committee Chair Joni Ernst (Iowa) will run for Senate Republican Conference chair, the No. 3-ranking position in the Senate Republican leadership, setting up a race between her and Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.). Ernst, who declined to say last week whether she would run for a higher leadership position, told Politico in an [...]
03/11/2024 --wsav
Senate Republican Policy Committee Chair Joni Ernst (Iowa) will run for Senate Republican Conference chair, the No. 3-ranking position in the Senate Republican leadership, setting up a race between her and Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.). Ernst, who declined to say last week whether she would run for a higher leadership position, told Politico in an [...]
03/11/2024 --wfla
Senate Republican Policy Committee Chair Joni Ernst (Iowa) will run for Senate Republican Conference chair, the No. 3-ranking position in the Senate Republican leadership, setting up a race between her and Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.). Ernst, who declined to say last week whether she would run for a higher leadership position, told Politico in an [...]
03/10/2024 --theepochtimes
Musk’s comments came after 97 percent of people in a survey chose Mr. Paul as the Senate leader.
03/09/2024 --kron4
Senators on Friday passed a bill to fund a slew of government agencies for the rest of fiscal year 2024, sending the measure to President Biden’s desk hours before a shutdown deadline after Congress has struggled for months to approve its full-year spending bills. The Senate voted 75-22 to pass the six-bill, $460 billion package on [...]
03/09/2024 --cbs17
Senators on Friday passed a bill to fund a slew of government agencies for the rest of fiscal year 2024, sending the measure to President Biden’s desk hours before a shutdown deadline after Congress has struggled for months to approve its full-year spending bills. The Senate voted 75-22 to pass the six-bill, $460 billion package on [...]
03/09/2024 --wsav
Senators on Friday passed a bill to fund a slew of government agencies for the rest of fiscal year 2024, sending the measure to President Biden’s desk hours before a shutdown deadline after Congress has struggled for months to approve its full-year spending bills. The Senate voted 75-22 to pass the six-bill, $460 billion package on [...]
03/09/2024 --wfla
Senators on Friday passed a bill to fund a slew of government agencies for the rest of fiscal year 2024, sending the measure to President Biden’s desk hours before a shutdown deadline after Congress has struggled for months to approve its full-year spending bills. The Senate voted 75-22 to pass the six-bill, $460 billion package on [...]
03/08/2024 --kron4
A bill to avert a partial government shutdown Friday night is running into delays in the Senate amid partisan disputes, but is slowly moving toward a final vote. Absent unanimous consent or an agreement between Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Republicans, the upper chamber might not be able to vote until final passage before Saturday [...]
03/08/2024 --cbs17
A bill to avert a partial government shutdown Friday night is running into delays in the Senate amid partisan disputes, but is slowly moving toward a final vote. Absent unanimous consent or an agreement between Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Republicans, the upper chamber might not be able to vote until final passage before Saturday [...]
03/08/2024 --wsav
A bill to avert a partial government shutdown Friday night is running into delays in the Senate amid partisan disputes, but is slowly moving toward a final vote. Absent unanimous consent or an agreement between Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Republicans, the upper chamber might not be able to vote until final passage before Saturday [...]
03/08/2024 --wfla
A bill to avert a partial government shutdown Friday night is running into delays in the Senate amid partisan disputes, but is slowly moving toward a final vote. Absent unanimous consent or an agreement between Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Republicans, the upper chamber might not be able to vote until final passage before Saturday [...]
03/08/2024 --kron4
The Senate voted on Friday to advance a $460 billion package of six spending bills to fund an array of federal departments ahead of a partial government shutdown deadline at midnight. The 63-35 vote to advance the legislation sets up a vote on final passage sometime later Friday or possibly Saturday. “We’re not going to [...]
03/08/2024 --cbs17
The Senate voted on Friday to advance a $460 billion package of six spending bills to fund an array of federal departments ahead of a partial government shutdown deadline at midnight. The 63-35 vote to advance the legislation sets up a vote on final passage sometime later Friday or possibly Saturday. “We’re not going to [...]
03/07/2024 --theepochtimes
'I think the conference ought to be able to be free to choose whoever. There's no limit on the speaker or the other House leaders,' Sen. McConnell said.
03/07/2024 --kron4
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema’s (I-Ariz.) decision not to seek reelection dealt a major blow to proponents of the filibuster and increases the chances of Senate Democrats taking a second crack at doing away with it if they keep the chamber in November. Sinema, along with Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), had drawn the ire of progressives by [...]
03/07/2024 --cbs17
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema’s (I-Ariz.) decision not to seek reelection dealt a major blow to proponents of the filibuster and increases the chances of Senate Democrats taking a second crack at doing away with it if they keep the chamber in November. Sinema, along with Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), had drawn the ire of progressives by [...]
03/07/2024 --wsav
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema’s (I-Ariz.) decision not to seek reelection dealt a major blow to proponents of the filibuster and increases the chances of Senate Democrats taking a second crack at doing away with it if they keep the chamber in November. Sinema, along with Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), had drawn the ire of progressives by [...]
03/07/2024 --wsav
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema’s (I-Ariz.) decision not to seek reelection dealt a major blow to proponents of the filibuster and increases the chances of Senate Democrats taking a second crack at doing away with it if they keep the chamber in November. Sinema, along with Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), had drawn the ire of progressives by [...]
03/07/2024 --wfla
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema’s (I-Ariz.) decision not to seek reelection dealt a major blow to proponents of the filibuster and increases the chances of Senate Democrats taking a second crack at doing away with it if they keep the chamber in November. Sinema, along with Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), had drawn the ire of progressives by [...]
03/07/2024 --wfla
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema’s (I-Ariz.) decision not to seek reelection dealt a major blow to proponents of the filibuster and increases the chances of Senate Democrats taking a second crack at doing away with it if they keep the chamber in November. Sinema, along with Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), had drawn the ire of progressives by [...]
03/06/2024 --theepochtimes
Arizona Senate candidate Kari Lake received an endorsement from Sen. John Thune on Wednesday.
03/06/2024 --nbcnews
Live updates: Biden and Trump advance to the general election as Nikki Haley drops out
03/06/2024 --kron4
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Wednesday endorsed former President Trump’s bid for the White House, a turnaround in the icy relationship between two of the most prominent Republicans in the country. McConnell unveiled the endorsement only after news broke that former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R), Trump's final remaining opponent, was dropping [...]