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“This was fundamentally important”: John Cornyn says gun deal shows U.S. Senate can still function

More than any other senator, Cornyn is responsible for shepherding the landmark legislation through the chamber. He did so by embracing compromise and his own political risk.

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., in November of 2020.

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