Republican Sen. John Cornyn’s planned commencement speech at Texas Southern University will not be delivered as scheduled (or at all for that matter):
Breaking: Texas Southern U confirms it has cancelled its commencement speech by Sen @JohnCornyn . There had been calls to protest @ the HBCU
— Matthew Watkins (@MWatkinsTrib) May 12, 2017
— Lindsay Ellis (@lindsayaellis) May 12, 2017
That story comes just days after some members of the graduating class at Bethune-Cookman University booed and turned their backs to commencement speaker Betsy DeVos.
— Melissa Mackenzie ? (@MelissaTweets) May 12, 2017
@MelissaTweets The "tolerant" ones strike again! Open to any speech as long as it parrots their leftist POV!
— Joe (@JoeC1776) May 12, 2017
Embarrassing for Texas Southern U. https://t.co/JCOKkh4s4l
— Dana Loesch (@DLoesch) May 12, 2017
— jjc (@jcut15) May 12, 2017
So now sitting senators are not welcome at graduations? https://t.co/kIxIYwgkEi
— 2 Way Miss (@utvolsfan86) May 12, 2017
— Mark Kuhnke MD FACS (@Ronin1809) May 12, 2017