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Nov 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, congratulates the following Republican members of the Committee who have been named by House Leadership to serve on the House-Senate Conference Committee to resolve the differences in the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act.

The following Republican Members of the House Armed Services Committee were named to serve on the House-Senate Conference Committee:

Nov 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The bipartisan leadership of the Senate and House Armed Services Committees, U.S. Senators Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) and Jack Reed (D-R.I.), chairman and ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), and Representatives Adam Smith (D-Wash.) and Mac Thornberry (R-Texas), chairman and ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC), met today with the conference committee for the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 (NDAA). 

Nov 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Rep. Mac Thornberry, ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following statement on recently announced plans to withdraw U.S. Forces from Afghanistan and Iraq:

"I believe that these additional reductions of American troops from terrorist areas are a mistake. Further reductions in Afghanistan will also undercut negotiations there; the Taliban has done nothing – met no condition – that would justify this cut. 

Nov 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Rep. Mac Thornberry, ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following statement on Secretary Esper's tenure at the Department of Defense:

Nov 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Rep. Mac Thornberry, ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following statement on leadership changes at NNSA:

Oct 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Rep. Mac Thornberry, ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following statement on the updated shipbuilding plan announced today:

Oct 2, 2020 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 a joint hearing with House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and Nonproliferation titled "Strengthening Biological Security: Traditional Threats and Emerging Challenges":

Sep 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following statement on the release of the China Task Force report. The China Task Force was comprised of 15 House Republicans representing 11 committees, including several Armed Services Members. In compiling its recommendations the Task Force heard from 130 experts, including policy experts, business leaders, and Members of Congress.

Sep 30, 2020 Opening Statement

WASHINGTON- Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following statement at the Committee's FY21 hearing titled “U.S. Defense Posture Changes in the European Theater”:

“Thank you Mr. Chairman, and I appreciate having this hearing on this topic.  I agree that it is important, and in addition that there are provisions in the current conference with the Senate on this year’s NDAA which touch on these issues.  

Sep 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Today the bipartisan Future of Defense Task Force released their final report, findings, and recommendations, following a months-long review of U.S. defense assets and capabilities. Co-Chaired by Reps.

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