Rep. Steve Stockman to Challenge John Cornyn in Republican Primary
AUSTIN – Steve Stockman (R-TX 36) announced Monday he is leaving his United States House seat to challenge U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate.
"I am honored to be called one of the most fearless conservative in Congress," said Stockman, "and proud of my perfect 100% lifetime conservative rating.
"John Cornyn betrayed conservative Sen. Ted Cruz by abandoning Republicans during the Obamacare filibuster.
"When the establishment is stacked against true conservatives is precisely the time we need leaders in the Senate. But John Cornyn abandoned Sen. Cruz, who was leading the charge against ObamaCare.
"Texas is a conservative state. Texas needs a conservative senator.
"That is why I am running to be Texas' no-compromise conservative champion in the United States Senate."
In Congress, Rep. Stockman earned a 100% lifetime pro-gun rating.
In 2013, Stockman worked with Senator Rand Paul to introduce legislation blocking Obama’s gun-grabbing executive orders.
He also introduced legislation to block and nullify all anti-gun UN treaties.
Stockman introduced H.R.35, the Safe Schools Act, to stop school shootings by allowing teachers, parents and school personnel to carry legal firearms on school property.
He also introduced H.R.577, the Veterans Second Amendment Protection Act, to stop the gun-grabbing scheme of denying constitutional rights to peaceful veterans who have simply seen a doctor to talk about their wartime experience.
And he authored the Safe Military Bases Act, H.R. 1399, to overturn the dangerous Clinton gun ban on military bases that turned Fort Hood into a killing zone.
Along with Senator Rand Paul, I sponsored an Audit The Fed bill, H.R. 33.
"We cannot allow the unconstitutional Federal Reserve to continue to manipulate our money," Stockman said.
He is also fighting to fully investigate the terrorist attacks in Benghazi. Going against the D.C. Establishment, Stockman filed a discharge petition to force an investigation and to hold Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton legally accountable.
Rep. Stockman has also earned a 100% lifetime pro-life rating.
Steve was the original sponsor of the Sanctity of Life Act and will block any federal judge who is not 100% pro-life.
He is also sponsoring the Sanctity of Life Act again, H.R. 2764. It would automatically overturn Roe v. Wade, protecting human life between conception and birth.
"These next six years will determine whether our constitutional Republic lives or dies," said Stockman.
"And we have less than 90 days to win that fight. I am asking you to consider an investment in the future of our nation with a contribution."
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