Thursday, August 27th, 2015

John Cornyn's file

Cornyn

Republican from Texas

John Cornyn is a U.S. senator from Texas, former Texas attorney general and former justice on the Texas Supreme Court. He earlier served as a Bexar County state district judge.

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John Cornyn's website

Recent statements involving John Cornyn

Recent stories featuring John Cornyn

John Cornyn--a Texas leader not running for president--and the Truth-O-Meter

John Cornyn, the second-term senior U.S. senator for Texas, isn't running for president--unlike Cruz and Perry and Texas natives Rand Paul and Carly Fiorina.

 

He's still getting some Truth-O-Meter love. Let's peek.

 

SEE CORNYN'S TRUTH-O-METER REPORT CARD HERE.

Were Donald Trump, John Cornyn 'draft dodgers'?

In 2014, we found no substance to a claim John Cornyn dodged the draft.

 

Did Donald Trump dodge? PolitiFact just lofted a jump ball.

 

SEE THE TRUMP STORY HERE. SEE THE CHECK PER JOHN CORNYN HERE.

 

NEW: See our story showing tweets from the 2015 global fact-checking summit in London, HERE.

In Context: Barack Obama's call for a veterans hospital in the Rio Grande Valley

Greg Abbott’s fresh mention of Barack Obama made us wonder.

 

Nearly seven years ago, did candidate Obama promise Texas a veterans hospital in the Rio Grande Valley?

Super Bowl = more sex trafficking?

PolitiFact considers claims around the Super Bowl--including whether sex trafficking steps up this time every year.

 

And Texan John Cornyn figures into two fresh fact checks.

John Cornyn's flawed claim about jobs and Keystone XL pipeline

A reader urged us to check John Cornyn's recent claim about jobs created since the Texas leg of the Keystone XL pipeline began flowing oil.

 

Cornyn, turns out, was referring to construction jobs that no longer exist.