Defense Drumbeats

Jul 13, 2017 Defense Drumbeat
WASHINGTON - Yesterday, Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) opposed an amendment that ties any authorized spending on defense to the amount spent on non-defense priorities.
Jul 13, 2017 Defense Drumbeat
The FY18 NDAA, which does not authorize a BRAC round, passed through Committee with an overwhelming bipartisan vote of 60 to 1.
Jul 12, 2017 Defense Drumbeat

WASHINGTON - Today, Chairman Thornberry (R-TX) joined Speaker Ryan, Leader McCarthy, Conference Chair McMorris Rodgers and others to talk about the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) at the leadership stakeout.

Jun 26, 2017 Defense Drumbeat
WASHINGTON - Friday, Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) joined C-SPAN's Newsmakers to talk about the upcoming National Defense Authorization Act. Thornberry released the bill today ahead of the Committee's markup on Wednesday. To watch the entire segment click below:
Jun 19, 2017 Defense Drumbeat
WASHINGTON - On Sunday, Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) joined Maria Bartiromo of Fox's Sunday Morning Futures to discuss the reported plans for additional troops in Afghanistan. The Chairman also brought up the defense budget and how it currently doesn't meet the needs of the warfighter. Watch the entire interview below:
Jun 13, 2017 Defense Drumbeat
Last night, Secretary of Defense James Mattis and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff testified before the House Armed Services Committee.
Jun 12, 2017 Defense Drumbeat
TODAY, Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX), joined America's Newsroom to discuss the defense budget and his piece in the Wall Street Journal yesterday. Watch the full hit below:
May 22, 2017 Defense Drumbeat
WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, spoke at Brookings with Mike O'Hanlon, senior fellow at Brookings, on military readiness, modernization and innovation:
May 22, 2017 Defense Drumbeat

Chairman Mac Thornberry continues to maintain that a $640B defense budget is required to begin repairing and rebuilding our military.  The Chairman detailed the case for this topline number in the Committee’s annual

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