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Joe Barton's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Joe Linus Barton
Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 6, Republican
First Elected: 11/06/1984
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 6
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Terri; 4 Children; 2 Stepchildren
Birth Date: 09/15/1949
Birth Place: Waco, TX
Home City: Ennis, TX
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
Issue Position: National Security
Sept. 18, 2013 The Action Packed Week that Wasn't
May 8, 2013 Benghazi Attack: Rep. Barton demands answers after Whistleblower's emotional testimony
March 6, 2013 Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013
Nov. 19, 2012 Barton Urges President Not to Sign UN Arms Trade Treaty
Sept. 13, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Sept. 12, 2012 Condemns Overseas Attacks as an "Act of Terror," Says Killers Should Be "Held Accountable"
April 26, 2012 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3523, Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act; Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4628, Interest Rate Reduction Act; and for Other Purposes
July 11, 2011 Better Use of Light Bulbs Act
May 2, 2011 Barton Responds to Death of bin Laden
Aug. 14, 2010 Barton: Troop morale high in Afghanistan
June 9, 2010 Grid Reliability and Infrastructure Defense Act
Dec. 1, 2009 Rep. Barton: "We Need To Have A Victory Strategy For Afghanistan!"
Oct. 20, 2009 Op Ed: War On Terror: Winning In Afghanistan
Oct. 27, 2008 Rep. Barton Impressed With Progress During Trip to Iraq
Feb. 1, 2008 Committee Leaders Launch CFIUS Investigation
May 2, 2007 Barton Votes to Sustain President Bush's Veto
April 20, 2007 Barton: Bad Management, Flawed Bill Hurt Los Alamos
Feb. 15, 2007 Iraq War Resolution
Jan. 23, 2007 Barton Statement on State of the Union Address
June 16, 2006 Declaring that the United States Will Prevail in the Global War on Terror
June 22, 2005 Barton Praises House Passage of Amendment to Allow a Ban on Burning U.S. Flag
March 29, 2005 Barton: UN May Be Liable For Billions Scammed from Iraqis
Sept. 8, 2004 MSNBC Hardball - Transcript
Jan. 1, 1 Iraq
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