Defense Drumbeats

Oct 22, 2015 Defense Drumbeat

USA Today - Gregory Korte 

WASHINGTON — President Obama will issue a rare veto of a defense policy bill Thursday in a showdown with Congress over broader spending levels, the White House said.

Oct 22, 2015 Defense Drumbeat

Wall Street Journal - Opinion 
By JOHN MCCAIN And  MAC THORNBERRY

Oct 22, 2015 Defense Drumbeat

As the President addressed reporters ahead of his unprecedented Oval Office veto of the National Defense Authorization Act, he laid out a number of reasons for his veto.  While people are entitled to their own opinion, they are not entitled to their own facts.  Below, we set the record straight about this unprecedented and dangerous veto: 
 

Oct 22, 2015 Defense Drumbeat

Ahead of the President’s scheduled Veto of the National Defense Authorization Act, please be aware of the following resources:
 
HASC Conference Summary
 

Oct 20, 2015 Defense Drumbeat

Rep. Rob Wittman (R-VA)
Daily Press 

Oct 20, 2015 Defense Drumbeat

WASHINGTON - Today, Rep Mac Thornberry (R-TX) and Senator John McCain (R-AZ), Chairmen of their respective Armed Services Committees, discussed the Fiscal Year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act at the Brookings Institution.  To watch the event in its entirety click here.

Oct 19, 2015 Defense Drumbeat

WSJ: Editorial: Obama Takes the Military Hostage
He’ll veto a bipartisan defense bill to coerce more domestic spending.
Wall Street Journal
Editorial

 

Oct 19, 2015 Defense Drumbeat

On October 20, Representative Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, and Senator John McCain (R-Az.), Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, will join Brookings Senior Fellow Michael O'Hanlon for a discussion on the National Defense Authorization Act and the possible presidential veto.

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