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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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Is U.S. nearly alone in allowing late-term abortions? Not exactly.

Our look into John Cornyn’s claim about the U.S. being among a very few nations that allow late-term abortions stopped short of a Truth-O-Meter rating.

 

The senior Texas senator worded his lament different ways over a few days. Also: Cornyn was hardly the only Republican to make the claim.

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.