That decision followed clashes over President Donald Trump, and the cancellation of an appearance by right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos amid destructive student disturbances.
It ticks off a list of Cornyn's policy stances: He voted for DeVos for U.S. Education secretary and against expanding a children's health insurance program.
Cornyn's credentials include having served on the senate judiciary committee and as attorney general of Texas.
Also being considered for the job are attorney Alice Fisher, NY Court of Appeals Judge Michael Garcia, Virginia District Judge Henry Hudson, FBI special agent-in-charge Adam Lee, acting FBI director Andrew McCabe, former congressman and FBI special agent Mike Rogers, and former Homeland Security advisor Fran Townsend.
Senator John Cornyn is being considered as a replacement for James Comey, the former FBI Director who was sacked by President Donald Trump earlier this month.
"My suspicion is he may be ready for a new challenge; he's been in the Senate now for quite a while", said Vanderbilt University law professor Brian Fitzpatrick, who worked as Cornyn's special counsel on the Supreme Court nominations of John Roberts and Samuel Alito. Then-Sen. Barack Obama opposed same-sex marriage in 2006 as well, and didn't officially change his position for another six years.
"I think the process is going to go quickly", Trump said to pool reporters.
On Tuesday, following President Trump's dismissal of Director Comey, Cornyn tweeted: "Ds were against Comey before they were for him", referring to many Democrats frustration revolving Comey's statements made prior to the 2016 election about Hillary Clinton's private e-mail server. Texans elected Cornyn to the U.S. Senate in 2002 to fill the seat of retiring Senator Phil Gramm. You may recall that McConnell blocked a confirmation vote on Garland's appointment by then-President Obama to the Supreme Court past year.
Asked, during an interview on NBC's Meet The Press, whether it's the right time for Trump to pick an elected political official, Graham said no. "But these are not normal circumstances". Although Cornyn remained relatively neutral in last year's election, he hit Trump after video came out in which the presidential contender claimed he kissed women whenever he wanted and grabbed them by the crotch. "They continue to move through a series of highly qualified candidates, and it's obviously a huge priority for the President to make sure that we have someone that has the ability to administer the proper leadership to the Federal Bureau of Investigation".
Cornyn has also occasionally criticized Trump - albeit gently.
He noted that although the court declined to hear the case, the refusal expresses no opinion about the merits of the issue. Pat McCrory sought Supreme Court review of the 4th Circuit's decision, but in February newly installed Democratic Gov.
Despite Kerr's recent activity, there is no current timetable for his return. "He's gone through hell", Popovich said. More than anything, the Golden State family was happy to see his face and hear his voice .
The interview on Fox comes after a week of intense scrutiny of Trump following his unexpected dismissal of Comey. Spicer shouted. "That's why I put them out". "Everybody's convinced: They say there is no collusion", Trump said.
Crash investigators have consulted with the Harford County state's attorney's office, who said charges would be withheld for now. Maryland State troopers, members of Havre de Grace's Susquehanna Hose Company and other first responders are also on the scene.
But, things could not have got any worse for the visitors, who lost the wicket of Guptill in the first ball of the match . The team is set to clash with Kolkata Knight Riders on 13th May at Eden Gardens stadium situated in Kolkata, West Bengal.
Many are speculating the sacking was linked to the FBI investigations into Trump's links with Russian Federation . He's also publicly said that he was looking forward to beginning a dialogue with Trump and his administration.
The hard work is just about to start for Antonio Conte . "Now we are very close but we need to take another step". Cahill, 31, insisted that there was no complacency: "It's going to be a tough game at West Brom , it always is".
Presidents Vladimir Putin of Russian Federation and Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey also spoke at the opening ceremony. Such a broad sweep and scale of interlocking economic partnerships and investments is unprecedented in history.
Real and Barca are now level on points at the summit of the log, but the Catalan giants are top of the pile due to a better head-to-head record.
WHO Confirms Second Ebola Case in Congo Outbreak
The UN agency says the first case occurred April 22 in a male some 870 miles (1,400 kilometres) from the capital, Kinshasa. The disease had ravaged Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, and was only recently contained in these countries.
Astros-Yankees game postponed; doubleheader on Sunday
OUR PREDICTION: The Astros have won six of their last eight games in NY and have been profitable for bettors when Fiers starts. Tanaka is 5-0 with a 2.78 ERA in his last five starts after allowing three runs and 10 hits over seven innings on Monday.