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John Kline's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: John P. Kline
Office: U.S. House (MN) - District 2, Republican
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 2
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Vicky; 2 Children: John, Katherine
Birth Date: 09/06/1947
Birth Place: Allentown, PA
Home City: Lakeville, MN
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
June 10, 2014 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of the Army - Minnesota National Guard's Ability to Assist Victims of Sexual Assault
May 22, 2014 John Kline Supports National Defense Legislation, Keeps Promises to Veterans
May 9, 2014 John Kline Helps Draft National Defense Bill
April 15, 2014 Letter to Deborah Lee James, Secretary of the Air Force - Religious Freedom in the Air Force
April 14, 2014 John Kline, Speaker Boehner In Afghanistan to Assess Transition
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense and Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, Subcommittee on Defense and Pete Visclosky, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Denfense - Combat Rescue Helicopter Program
Oct. 23, 2013 Letter to Senator Patty Murray and Representative Paul Ryan - Maintain Defense Spending in House Budget
Sept. 10, 2013 John Kline Statement on Syria
Sept. 10, 2013 John Kline Statement on President Obama's Remarks
July 23, 2013 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014
June 14, 2013 John Kline: Defense Bill Supports Troops, Honors Veterans
June 14, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
June 6, 2013 Kline Provision Included in National Defense Bill
June 3, 2013 John Kline's Legislation to Keep Faith With Our Veterans Included in National Defense Bill
Sept. 12, 2012 Statement on Attacks on Americans in Egypt and Libya
July 13, 2012 John Kline Asks Pentagon to Follow ‘Paid Leave' Law and Give Red Bulls What They Earned
May 17, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
May 15, 2012 Department of Defense Program Guidance Modification Relating to Post-Deployment/Mobilization Respite Absence Administrative Absence Days
March 28, 2012 John Kline Speaking Out: Pentagon is Breaking Faith With the Minnesota National Guard
Feb. 17, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Dec. 14, 2011 Kline: National Defense Bill Maintains Strong National Defense, Upholds Constitution
Dec. 13, 2011 Kline's Yellow Ribbon Legislation Included in National Defense Bill Conference Report
Nov. 2, 2011 Letter to Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell
Oct. 14, 2011 Hearing of House Armed Services - The Future of National Defense 10 Years after 9/11
June 22, 2011 John Kline: Timeline for Drawdown in Afghanistan Should Be Based on Conditions on the Ground, Not Political Climate in Washington
May 26, 2011 National Defense Bill Includes John Kline Provisions for Veterans and Current Troops
May 12, 2011 Kline's Provisions for Troops, Veterans Included in National Defense Bill
March 28, 2011 President Must Clearly Define Mission in No Uncertain Terms
Feb. 7, 2011 John Kline Returning from Afghanistan, Pakistan Where He Assessed Ongoing Efforts to Defeat al-Qaeda
Dec. 17, 2010 Kline's Legislation to Improve Yellow Ribbon Program, Help Veterans Compete for Jobs Included in National Defense Bill
Dec. 8, 2010 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the United States Senate and Mitch McConnell, Republican Leader of the United States Senate - Delay Vote to Ratify the New START Treaty Until Important Security Issues Are Addressed and Resolved
Dec. 2, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense, Department of Defense
Sept. 30, 2010 Letter to Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense U.S. Department of Defense - Testify
May 31, 2010 Honor Our Fallen Heroes by Supporting Our Veterans of Today and Tomorrow
May 28, 2010 John Kline: Washington Tells Our Sons and Daughters in Uniform Their Voices Don't Count
May 20, 2010 House Armed Services Committee Approves the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011
May 20, 2010 Kline Provision to Help Veterans Compete for Jobs Included in Defense Bill
May 5, 2010 Letter To Robert Gates, Secretary Of Defense - National Day of Prayer
Jan. 22, 2010 John Kline Co-Sponsors Legislation To Block Terrorist Transfers To Some Locations
Dec. 16, 2009 John Kline Statement: Our Defense Budget Isn't About Politics
Dec. 1, 2009 In Afghanistan, We Must Employ A Strategy That Enables Success
Oct. 28, 2009 Star Tribune : ICYMI: John Kline - Now Is A Time For Action
Oct. 8, 2009 John Kline Opposes National Defense Bill Saddled With Controversial Provision
May 21, 2009 Conference Report on S. 454, Weapon System Acquisition Reform Act of 2009
May 14, 2009 Hearing Of The House Armed Services Committee - Fiscal Year 2010 National Defense Authorization Budget Request From The Department Of The Navy
May 13, 2009 Hearing Of The House Armed Services Committee - Department Of Defense Budget Request For Fiscal Year 2010
March 4, 2009 Letter to President Barak Obama, President of the United States
Oct. 30, 2008 Massive Defense Cuts Would Hurt Our Military Personnel and Their Families
Sept. 24, 2008 Defense Bill Reflects Congressman Kline's Commitment to Our Brave Sons and Daughters in Uniform, Their Families, and a Strong National Defense
Sept. 19, 2008 Letter to Carl Levin and John McCain, Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and Ike Skelton and Duncan Hunter, Chair and Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee, Re: Include PDMRA Benefits in Defense Authorization
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