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

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."

Says that according to the U.S. Census Bureau, 71.2 percent of Hispanic registered voters in Texas and over 86 percent of African American registered voters participated in the 2012 elections.

Recent stories featuring John Cornyn

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.

Cornyn cages Stockman, Democrats may need runoff to settle Senate nominee:

Primary election returns aren't final, but John Cornyn crushed his proclaimed tea-party challenger while Democrats might face a May runoff to settle on Cornyn's November foe.

We've piled up our latest fact checks of Cornyn and outright winners Greg Abbott and Wendy Davis. For the latest results, go to www.statesman.com.

Advertisement
How to contact us:

We want to hear your suggestions and comments. Email the Texas Truth-O-Meter with feedback and with claims you'd like to see checked. If you send us a comment, we'll assume you don't mind us publishing it unless you tell us otherwise.

Browse The Texas Truth-O-Meter:
Subscribe: