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May 26, 2018 Press Release
PARIS - Yesterday, a Congressional Delegation led by Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, and including Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-MO), Rep. Carol Shea-Porter (D-NH) and Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX), honored the fallen at the Belleau Wood Battlefield , and the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery in Belleau, France.
May 24, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House passed H.R. 5515, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2019 with a vote of 351-66. Upon passage, Chairman Thornberry (R-TX), of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following remarks:
May 23, 2018 Defense Drumbeat
As Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) said, “In the Indo-Pacific region, the United States faces a near-term, belligerent threat armed with nuclear weapons and also a longer-term strategic competitor. In fact, four of the five key security challenges -- China, Russia, North Korea, and terrorism -- reside in the PACOM area of responsibility. Critical to meeting all of the challenges in the region is our relationship with our allies and also with countries with whom we share interests.”
May 22, 2018 Defense Drumbeat
Through the NDAA, Congress will confront Iran by:
May 22, 2018 Defense Drumbeat
China, Russia, North Korea, and Iran all take advantage of America’s open society to launch malign influence campaigns against the United States and our allies. While these campaigns are the result of centralized government strategies, America’s response is often decentralized or poorly-coordinated.
May 21, 2018 Press Release
On May 10, 2018, the FY19 NDAA passed the Armed Services Committee with an overwhelming bipartisan vote of 60 to 1. The bill does the following:
May 21, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - This week, H.R. 5515, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2019 heads to the House Floor.
May 14, 2018 Press Release
JERUSALEM — A congressional delegation, led by Readiness Subcommittee Chairman Joe Wilson (R-SC), visited Israel this week to meet with senior government officials and to participate in the opening of the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem.
May 10, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Chairman Mac Thornberry of the House Armed Services Committee made the following statement after the Committee approved the FY19 NDAA with a bipartisan vote of 60 to 1:
May 9, 2018 Opening Statement
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) will lead the House Armed Services Committee as it marks up H.R. 5515, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019. To watch the Markup tune in here. For bill text and the summary click here. The Chairman made the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, on today's markup:

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