Defense Drumbeats

Jan 11, 2016 Defense Drumbeat

WASHINGTON - Friday, Chairman Thornberry sat down with C-SPAN's Newsmakers to discuss national security and what he hopes to hear from President Obama during tomorrow's State of the Union.  The Chairman will be laying out his National Security agenda and giving his assessment of the State of the Union on Wednesday at the National Press Club, click here for 

Jan 6, 2016 Defense Drumbeat

WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, discussed the "man-made-detonation" in North Korea with CNN's Wolf Blitzer.  Watch the full interview here.

Dec 11, 2015 Defense Drumbeat

“You've got to obey the laws, even if you're the president, even if it's inconvenient...”
                                                                                                                 - Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX)

Dec 11, 2015 Defense Drumbeat

"You've got to obey the laws, even if you're the president, even if it's inconvenient..." Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee on Fox News.  Watch the full clip here

Dec 10, 2015 Defense Drumbeat

The law requires the Secretary of Defense to notify Congress “not later than 30 days before the transfer or release of detainees" from GTMO.  According to the HASC report, here are just some of the missed opportunities to comply with the letter or even the spirit of the law before

Dec 10, 2015 Defense Drumbeat

"...A really important report [that] dives into detail about a very controversial episode..." reported MSNBC's Kelly O'Donnell today.  Click here for the full segment.

Dec 2, 2015 Defense Drumbeat

WASHINGTON - Yesterday, Rep. Randy Forbes (R-VA), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces, talked ISIS strategy with Fox News.  Watch here.

Dec 2, 2015 Defense Drumbeat

WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, talked with Fox News about the need for a strategy to defeat ISIS not a increasing number of U.S. troops without a strategy. Watch here.

Dec 1, 2015 Defense Drumbeat

WASHINGTON - Today the House Armed Services Committee will hearing from Ashton Carter, Secretary of Defense, and General Dunford, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, in an open hearing.  Yesterday, Rep.

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