A Conversation with Sen. John Cornyn on National Security and Foreign Affairs


Senator John Cornyn

Tuesday, October 10, 2023  |  7:00 pm  |  Etter-Harbin Alumni Center

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On Tuesday, October 10th, the UT-Austin Athenaeum, the LBJ School of Public Affairs, the Clements Center for National Security, the Strauss Center for International Security and Law, and the Civitas Institute, hosted Senator John Cornyn at the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center for a conversation on national security and foreign affairs, moderated by Bobby Chesney, Dean of the UT-Austin School of Law.

John Cornyn was first elected to the U.S. Senate in 2002 and is currently serving his fourth term. He sits on the Senate Finance, Intelligence, and Judiciary Committees, where he helps craft legislation on behalf of more than 30 million Texans. From 2013 until 2019, John was chosen by his colleagues to serve as the Republican Whip, the second-highest ranking position in the Senate Republican Conference. A San Antonio native, John has served the people of Texas for nearly four decades, as a district judge, a member of the Texas Supreme Court, and Texas Attorney General, before representing the Lone Star State in the U.S. Senate. Senator Cornyn also serves on the Clements Center’s Statecraft Board.