When Trump was elected, there was a brief period during which we hoped that the GOP-controlled Senate might provide some modest checks on Trump’s worst impulses. Instead, Republicans in Congress rolled right over.
John Cornyn, the second-most powerful Senator in the (then) majority GOP, embodies this spineless venality. His willingness to sacrifice even his own conservative principles, in fealty to failed realtor and global laughing-stock Donald Trump, has let us all down.
“Without a doubt, and this is saying something, John Cornyn is the worst member of the U.S. Senate. Sniveling, cowardly and stupid as an addled coyote.” —GOP Strategist John Weaver, 7/18
What’s He Done Lately?
- Texas Observer: Who Is John Cornyn Serving? 2 weeks ago - Spoiler: It ain't us. In an article by Justin Miller, the Texas Observer spells out in excruciating detail Sen. John Cornyn's history of subservience to… read more
- John Cornyn’s climate denialism should disqualify him from public office 2 months ago - It's easy for progressives to criticize statements like this one for their "ignorance." The truth is that climate deniers usually are not ignorant of science.… read more
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