Thornberry on Shanahan Nomination

May 9, 2019
Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following statement on the nomination of Patrick Shanahan to be Secretary of Defense:

“I applaud the nomination of Pat Shanahan to be Secretary of Defense. Today, the United States faces an unprecedented spectrum of serious threats. Facing those threats requires a new kind of thinking and a Pentagon that is more efficient and agile. Pat Shanahan has proven his willingness and ability to take on important reforms at DOD .”