Skip to comments.John Cornyn is the most pro amnesty member of the Texas Congressional GOP in history (vanity)
Posted on 07/19/2014 10:00:07 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
Amongst congressional border Republicans only McCain, Jeff Flake, Jon Kyl and Jim Kolbe are/were worse. Maybe Cornyn could fight Kay Hutchison for the title. The difference is Cornyn is taken more seriously.
"Sens. John Cornyn (R-Tex.) and Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) proposed to eventually send foreign workers home after their time in the program ended, like the Bush plan. But Kyl and Cornyn would require illegal immigrants to leave the country before applying for jobs. "
When has a congressional Republican from Texas or another border state voted for or pushed amnesty? Cornyn in 2005 was the best chance at amnesty from a border Republican. Even in 1986 very few border Republicans supported amnesty.
House: https://www.govtrack.us/congress/votes/99-1986/h860 Nay R Bartlett, Harry TX 3rd Nay R Barton, Joe TX 6th Nay R Archer, Bill TX 7th Nay R Fields, Jack TX 8th Nay R Boulter, Eldon TX 13th Nay R Sweeney, Mac TX 14th Nay R Combest, Larry TX 19th Nay R Loeffler, Thomas TX 21st Nay R DeLay, Tom TX 22nd Nay R Armey, Richard TX 26th Nay R Luján, Manuel NM 1st Nay R Skeen, Joseph NM 2nd
Out of interest on the 1986 amnesty McCain thought it was too strong: Nay R McCain, John AZ 1st Nay R Stump, Robert AZ 3rd No Vote R Rudd, Eldon AZ 4th Nay R Kolbe, Jim AZ 5th
Senate: https://www.govtrack.us/congress/votes/99-1985/s191 Aye D Bentsen, Lloyd TX Nay R Gramm, Phil TX Nay D Bingaman, Jeff NM Nay R Domenici, Pete NM Nay D Cranston, Alan CA Aye R Wilson, Pete CA Nay D DeConcini, Dennis AZ Nay R Goldwater, Barry AZ
Are their any independents running for that seat?
I think there is a libertarian and others. Jeff Flake couldn’t get 50% because the squish liberatarian got 5 or 6%. Had a conservative been the nominee the seat would not have been at risk.
Is this how you make $$? @MarkSKrikorian: HUMANE Act would make the problem of unaccompanied alien children worse.”
Cornyn needs to learn how to cut his own lawn.
Cornyn is a Democrat fifth columnist. He deliberately threw the 2010 Senate campaign and supported three Senate candidates that became Democrats. If he was removed from the Senate, it would improve the GOP more than any other Senate seat.