GOP Colleagues Urge Against Release of Violent Criminals

Sens. Cruz, Cornyn, GOP Colleagues Urge Against Release of Violent Criminals

HOUSTON, Texas – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), John Cornyn (R-Texas), and 26 Senate Republican colleagues sent a letter in support of Attorney General William Barr’s efforts to prioritize public safety as the Department of Justice seeks to address the consequences of the coronavirus in federal prisons. In the letter they wrote: “We understand that BOP is responding to address the impact of COVID-19 on correctional officers and inmates, and DOJ is using its authorities to allow […]