Texas Republican slammed for saying he wants his bank to finance for-profit child detention
Texas Senator John Cornyn. U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Michelle Gonzalez

On Wednesday, Bank of America announced that it would no longer finance companies that do business with the for-profit prison industry, including private migrant detention facilities. The decision could be consequential, as Bank of America reportedly issued a $380 million loan and $75 million credit line to Caliburn, a private facility linked to former DHS Secretary John Kelly that houses child migrants.


But one person seemed less than pleased about the decision: Texas GOP Sen. John Cornyn:

Shortly after this remark, social media buried Cornyn in anger for his seeming demand that he'd only do business with banks that finance the detention of children: