WASHINGTON - The worst-kept secret in Washington is out: Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday said it is his “hope and expectation” that President Obama will close the military detention center at Guantanamo Bay before leaving office in January. Rep. Mac Thornberry, Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following comments in response to this announcement:
By Chirman Mac Thornberry
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"Khizr Khan’s remarks about his son’s service in Iraq at the Democrat National Convention last month have provoked a national conversation about military service, sacrifice, and what it will take to keep America safe in the years ahead.
WASHINGTON - On Monday, Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, will host an "off camera" press round table to discuss his recent trip to Afghanistan and Iraq and the readiness issues facing the military. The round table will be open to Capitol Hill credentialed media. To attend please RSVP to Nick Mikula at firstname.lastname@example.org.