Attorney General Jeff Sessions interviewed four candidates to replace James Comey, who Trump hastily fired last week for being a "showboat" and a "grandstander" and for putting the Federal Bureau of Investigation in turmoil.
Graham is leading an investigation into Russian interference in the USA election, which included a hearing featuring former acting Attorney General Sally Yates and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper last week; and the senator has received a letter from Trump's tax attorneys asserting that the past 10 years of his federal tax returns "with a few exceptions" don't show any income from Russian sources.
Senate Democrats likely will stall on whomever Trump nominates while Republican senators such as Susan Collins of ME and Lindsey Graham of SC have voiced concerns over nominating someone to the position who works in a partisan environment.
Cornyn is the Senate majority whip and has said he would be interested in becoming the Senate majority leader if the opportunity came up.
Cornyn, a former Texas Supreme Court justice and attorney general, knows how special college graduation can be for families. During the campaign, Cornyn and McConnell, along with many other Republicans, questioned Trump's tone and suggested that his angry tweets may not always be productive.
Cornyn's inclusion on the list came even as historically black Texas Southern University canceled Cornyn's planned Saturday commencement address amid opposition from students upset about his politics.
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The latest example of his too-rare rationality was his objection to the suggestion that President Trump should appoint Graham's colleague Sen. Also reportedly in consideration: Benghazi congressional inquiry chief Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-South Carolina; former House Intelligence Committee chair and Trump transition team National Security Advisor Mike Rogers; New York State Court of Appeals Judge Mike Garcia (best known for investigating former Gov. Eliot Spitzer); former NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly; Boeing Corp. general counsel and former 4th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge J.
Rebecca Treviño, who is graduating with a degree in social work, said she and a group of others from her social work classes made a decision to start the petition to raise awareness about Cornyn's stance on key issues.
Cornyn has also occasionally criticized Trump - albeit gently. But Collins, like other Republicans, said the White House should be prepared to turn them over. Conservative senators are pushing to diminish insurance coverage requirements imposed by President Barack Obamas health care law as Senate Republicans try fashioning legislation overhauling the nations health care system.
"I think it requires somebody like me, a Republican, to call Comey before the [Senate] Judiciary Committee", the SC senator said.
DeVos, who was announced as Bethune-Cookman University's graduation speaker less than two weeks ago, had been protested by many including current students and alumni.