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Jan 15, 2020 Opening Statement

WASHINGTON-- Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following statement at a hearing of the full committee titled, "DOD's Role in Competing with China."

"Thank You Mr. Chairman.  I agree with you that this is an excellent panel, and I appreciate all our witnesses being here today.  I have learned from them and from the organizations with which they're affiliated, or have been affiliated, for a number of years.

Jan 13, 2020 Defense Drumbeat

WASHINGTON- Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, appeared on FOX America's Newsroom to discuss ongoing protests in Iran, intelligence assessments, and the importance of engaging with the world to U.S. National Security.  You can watch the full interview here.  

 

Jan 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, today named Dan Sennott as the Committee's minority staff director. Sennott currently serves as counsel and as the Republican staff lead for the Subcommittee on Military Personnel. He joined the Committee in 2015 following a twenty-year career in the Army, retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel. Sennott will assume the new role later this month. 

Jan 3, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following statement on the death of Qassem Soleimani, the head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps- Quds Force, a designated terrorist organization:

Dec 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following statement on the passage of Department of Defense appropriations for FY2020:

Dec 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee made the following statement on the passage of the FY20 National Defense Authorization Act by a vote of 377-48:

Dec 11, 2019 Opening Statement

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Intelligence, Emerging Threats and Capabilities, made the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, before the Subcommittee's hearing titled, “Climate Change in the Era of Strategic Competition.”

"Thank you, Jim for holding this important hearing today to discuss the critical role the environment plays in National Security. 

Dec 10, 2019 Opening Statement

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Rep. Trent Kelly (R-MS), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel, made the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, on the Subcommittee's hearing titled, “Diversity in Recruiting and Retention: Increasing Diversity in the Military – What the Military Services are Doing:”

"Thank you, Chairwoman Speier.

"I wish to welcome both of our panels to today’s hearing on diversity in the military.

Dec 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Representatives Adam Smith (D-Wash.) and Mac Thornberry (R-Texas), chairman and ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, and Senators Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) and Jack Reed (D-R.I.), chairman and ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today announced details of the Conference Report for the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020, which authorizes funding for the Department of Defense and the national security programs of the Departmen

Dec 5, 2019 Opening Statement

 

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Rep. Trent Kelly (R-MS), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel, made the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, on the Subcommittee's hearing on military health system reform:

"Thank you, Chairwoman Speier.

"I want to welcome our witnesses to today’s hearing and thank you for your service to our servicemembers and their families.

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