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.

Recent statements involving John Cornyn

Says John Cornyn dodged the draft during the Vietnam War.

John Cornyn "voted twice in 2013 to back Obama’s amnesty plan."

"25% of human trafficking victims are located in Texas."

"John Cornyn backed his pal David Dewhurst" for the U.S. Senate over Ted Cruz.

"John Cornyn has voted to increase the debt, raise taxes, bail out Wall Street banks and fund Obamacare."

Recent stories featuring John Cornyn

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?

David Alameel didn't live in a colonia; he lived in La Colonia, he says:

Until we checked, it looked like David Alameel lived at one time in an impoverished colonia.

Cruz versus Perry for president featured on a Google Hangout:

PolitiFact welcomed us to its inaugural Google Hangout this week. We talked about the prospect of Ted Cruz and Rick Perry vying for president--and how you can win a PolitiFact Texas coaster.

Texas Truth-O-Meter: Kesha Rogers is a Democrat:

Kesha Rogers is not a Democrat, according to the chairman of the Texas Democratic Party. We concluded otherwise.

Dewhurst, Cornyn among most-fact-checked Texans still in running for statewide office:

We’ve checked more than 100 claims by the 20-plus Texans still in the running for statewide office with David Dewhurst proving--by far--the figure most familiar with the Texas Truth-O-Meter.

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