Feb 7, 2018 Defense Drumbeat
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Feb 6, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Mike Turner (R-OH), Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces, made the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, on the Subcommittee's hearing titled “Addressing Physiological Episodes in Fighter, Attack, and Training Aircraft.” For testimony and to watch the hearing click here.
Feb 6, 2018 Defense Drumbeat
Today, Chairman Thornberry (R-TX), of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following remarks reminding Congress of its Constitutional obligation:
Feb 6, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following opening statement, as prepared for delivery, at the Full Committee's hearing entitled, "The National Defense Strategy and the Nuclear Posture Review." For testimony and other information and to watch the hearing click here.
To advance the security of our nation, these troops are putting themselves in harm’s way, in effect signing a blank check payable to the American people with their lives. They do so despite Congress’ abrogation of its Constitutional responsibility to provide stable funding. Our military has been operating under debilitating continuing resolutions for more than 1,000 days during the past decade. These men and women hold the line for America while lacking this most fundamental Congressional support, a predictable budget
Feb 5, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON - House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) released the following schedule featuring three (3) events the week of February 5-9:
Feb 5, 2018 Defense Drumbeat
The United States’ nuclear deterrent has been the cornerstone of our national defense and of international stability since World War II. Today, operating, sustaining, and recapitalizing our nuclear deterrent accounts for only about 4 percent of our overall defense budget, yet its value to America’s security is incalculable.
Feb 2, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Rep Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following remarks upon the public release of the Nuclear Posture Review:
Feb 1, 2018 Defense Drumbeat
Today, Chairman Thornberry (R-TX) led a conversation with Secretary of Defense Mattis and Secretary of State Tillerson at the GOP retreat. After the conversation, he spoke with members of the media about the consequences of stopgap funding for our military. Some of his comments are below, watch the entire clip here.
Jan 31, 2018 Defense Drumbeat
In early December of 2017, world technology leaders assembled in Wuzhen, China, for the 4th Annual World Internet Conference. It was a widely attended event and included the chief executive officers of Apple and Google. The theme of the conference was “developing a digital economy of openness and shared benefits.”