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Jim McGovern's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Office: U.S. House (MA) - District 2, Democratic
Date Title
Issue Position: Iraq and Afghanistan
Issue Position: Defense (Afghanistan and Iraq)
May 27, 2015 Jones and McGovern Urge Boehner to Take Action on Existing AUMF Request
May 26, 2015 Letter to John A. Boehner, Speaker of the House - Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Terrorists
April 30, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Need AUMF for ISIS/ISIL War
April 30, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives: Debate and Vote on ISIS War
Feb. 11, 2015 Statement of U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern (MA02) on the President's Draft AUMF
Jan. 6, 2015 Leahy, Feinstein Re-Offer Bill To Restrict Use Of Cluster Munitions That Can Harm Innocent Civilians
Dec. 4, 2014 Providing for Consideration of the Senate Amendment to H.R. 3979, Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5759, Preventing Executive Overreach on Immigration Act of 2014; and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5781, California Emergency Drought Relief Act of 2014
Dec. 3, 2014 The Congress Must Vote to Authorize the Wars
Sept. 22, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader - Vote on ISIS War
Sept. 18, 2014 Providing For Consideration of H.R. 2, American Energy Solutions For Lower Costs and More American Jobs Act; Providing For Consideration of H.R. 4, Jobs For America Act; and Providing For Proceedings During the Period From September 22, 2014 Through November 11, 2014
Sept. 16, 2014 Los Angeles Times - Many in Congress Not Sold on Obama's Islamic State Strategy
Sept. 16, 2014 Providing For Consideration of H. J. Res. 124, Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sept. 16, 2014 National Journal - Lawmakers Agonize Over Their First War Vote
Aug. 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Authorization Vote Regarding Iraq
Aug. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Expanding Operations in Iraq
Aug. 8, 2014 Statement of US Rep Jim McGovern on Iraq
June 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Ensuring Religious Minorities are Protected
May 30, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4745, Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4681, Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2014 and 2015; And For Other Purposes
May 27, 2014 Statement of U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern on the President's Announcement on Afghanistan
May 22, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Bipartisan Push to End Off-Budget Military Spending
May 21, 2014 A Call for a Vote Regarding Ending the War in Afghanistan
May 21, 2014 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. 4435, Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015; and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3361, USA FREEDOM Act
May 20, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4660, Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015; and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4435, Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms
Dec. 12, 2013 It Is Time to Leave Afghanistan
Nov. 21, 2013 Letter to John M. McHugh, Secretary of the Army, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, and Acting Secretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning - Immigrant Recruitment Issue in Armed Forces
Nov. 21, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Troop Withdrawal from Afghanistan
Oct. 29, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Defense Spending
Sept. 10, 2013 The Boston Globe - Mass. Delegates Unswayed on Syria Strikes
Sept. 8, 2013 Reuters - Members of U.S. Congress question White House approach on Syria
Aug. 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Military Action in Syria
July 31, 2013 Nuclear Iran Prevention Act of 2013
July 23, 2013 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014
July 23, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2397, Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014; and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2610, Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014
July 17, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - End Use of Unreliable Cluster Munitions
July 11, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF)
June 13, 2013 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. 1960, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
June 13, 2013 The Hill - House Starts Defense Authorization Work Amid Dem Anger Over Sexual Assault Amendments
June 13, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
June 12, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1960, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014; And Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1256, Swap Jurisdiction Certainty Act
May 22, 2013 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of Army - M1A2 SEP Tank
May 13, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Guantanamo Naval Base
March 25, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Rosoboronexport
March 11, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Oversight of the Drone Program
Feb. 28, 2013 Cluster Munitions Civilian Protection Act of 2013
Feb. 28, 2013 Feinstein, Leahy, McGovern Introduce Bill To Restrict Use of Cluster Munitions
Dec. 20, 2012 Providing for Consideration of Conference Report on HR 4310, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
Nov. 16, 2012 McGovern remarks on 2000th death in Afghanistan
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