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Pete King's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Peter 'Pete' T. King
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 2, Republican
First Elected: 11/03/1992
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Conservative, Tax Revolt, Republican, Independence for U.S. House - District 2
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Rosemary; 2 Children: Sean, Erin
Birth Date: 04/05/1944
Birth Place: Manhattan, NY
Home City: Seaford, NY
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Aug. 8, 2014 CBS New York - Rep. King: Airstrikes In Iraq Are "Essential' To Stop ISIS
June 18, 2014 The Washington Post- Abu Khattala's Capture is an I-Told-You-So- Moment for Obama. But it Could be Short-Lived.
June 6, 2014 Daily News- On 70th Anniversary of D-Day, a Pall is Drawn Over Ceremony for World War II Heroes After Sgt. Bergdahl Debacle
Nov. 14, 2013 Newsday - Rep. Peter King gives pep talk to NSA staff
Oct. 28, 2013 Daily News - Rep. Peter King Defends U.S. Spying on German Leader, Even as Allies Fume
Sept. 16, 2013 New York Times - Brief Respite for President, But No Plan B on Syria
Sept. 8, 2013 Reuters - Members of U.S. Congress question White House approach on Syria
Aug. 31, 2013 The New York Times - Obama Seeks Approval by Congress for Strike in Syria
May 26, 2013 Politico - King Says He's 'Offended' By Gitmo 'Moralizing'
May 26, 2013 Daily News - Republicans Call President Obama 'Tone Deaf' For Suggesting An End to Post-9/11 War
May 26, 2013 The Hill - Rep. Peter King: Obama Drone Speech Full of "Moral Anguish'
Dec. 18, 2012 McClatchy Newspapers - Source of Bin Laden leak referred to Justice Dept.
Sept. 17, 2012 The Hill - Rep. King: FBI Working with Libyans to Investigate Attack
July 24, 2012 Daily News - Healthy, Happy Dick Cheney Returns to Old Haunts with New Heart
July 24, 2012 Newsday - 2nd bombing Suspect Traveling as American
July 10, 2012 The Hill - Rep. King Warns Obama to Keep the Pressure on Egyptian Leader
May 8, 2012 New York Daily News - U.S. Drone Strike Kills Al Qaeda Chief Who Was Plotting a New Underwear Bomb Attack Targeting Americans
Oct. 24, 2011 New York Time - Panetta's Pentagon, Without the Blank Check
Oct. 22, 2011 Newsday - Lawmakers React to Ending War in Iraq
Sept. 30, 2011 Politico - King Praises Obama for al-Awlaki Killing
Sept. 7, 2011 Reuters - U.S. Safer 10 Years After 9/11, But at What Cost?
Aug. 24, 2011 News Day - Homegrown Terrorism Focus of Conference
Aug. 16, 2011 Politco - King Probing New Sept. 11 Angle
Aug. 16, 2011 Fox News - Exclusive: Congress to Prove Suspected Connection between Anwar al-Awlki and 9/11
Aug. 15, 2011 New York Post: King Stings Bam over 'Bin' leaks
March 23, 2011 National Review Online - King: Obama Has a Constitutional Right to Send Troops
Dec. 8, 2010 Washington Post - Rep. Peter King Interview (Part 1)
April 29, 2010 Daily News - Pete King Heads New GOP Security Team
March 29, 2010 Newsday - Lawmakers From LI Approve Of Obama's trip
Jan. 8, 2010 Newsday - Obama Critic King Offers His Support After Speech
Oct. 8, 2009 Politico - Gates to GOP: Don't Make A'stan "Obama's War"
Oct. 7, 2009 Daily News - NYC Gets $20 Mil For Nuke Detectors
Aug. 4, 2009 New York Post: Honoring An America-Hater
July 19, 2009 AP: Official: Obama Administration Considers New Terror Interrogation Unit
May 17, 2009 Politico- King: U.S. Enemies, Pervs May Delight In Abuse Photos
Sept. 11, 2007 Newsday - King's Iraq War Stance Differs From LI Colleagues
Sept. 5, 2007 Newsday - For LI Reps, no Break on Iraq
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