Saturday, January 31st, 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

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.

Republicans rolled in Texas; not everyone fact-checked yet

John Cornyn and Greg Abbott were among the Republicans who won every race for statewide office again -- the kind of sweep that Texas voters have touched off every year since 1996.

 

We've got work ahead. Not all the winners have extensive Truth-O-Meter report cards.

Take 200 Texas fact checks, call us after Election Day

We figure we've done around 200 fact checks of Texas candidates and political figures leading into November’s balloting.

 

Ready to gorge?

John Cornyn, draft dodger? That's Fatigues on Fire!

David Alameel said Cornyn dodged "his draft" in the Vietnam War era.

To the contrary, documents indicate young Cornyn, like many, was granted student deferments. Got a light?