THE HILL: Obama's veto threatens National Guard and Reserve readiness
By Jeffrey E. Phillips
WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX) and Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), Chairmen of the Armed Services Committees, responded to the President's anticipated veto of the defense bill and the impact that has on troops and their families. The Chairmen were joined by Congressional Veterans; Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA), Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL), Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA), Rep.
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.
Wall Street Journal - Opinion
By JOHN MCCAIN And MAC THORNBERRY
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:
Ahead of the President’s scheduled Veto of the National Defense Authorization Act, please be aware of the following resources:
HASC Conference Summary
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.
WSJ: Editorial: Obama Takes the Military Hostage
He’ll veto a bipartisan defense bill to coerce more domestic spending.
Wall Street Journal
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.