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Mac Thornberry's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: William 'Mac' M. Thornberry
Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 13, Republican
First Elected: 11/08/1994
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 13
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Sally; 2 Children: Will, Mary
Birth Date: 07/15/1958
Birth Place: Clarendon, TX
Home City: Clarendon, TX
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
Issue Position: Sequestration
June 3, 2014 Thornberry Statement on Sgt. Bergdahl Release
May 22, 2014 Defense Bill Passes House
May 21, 2014 Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2015
May 20, 2014 Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015
May 8, 2014 Fort Hood Shooting Victims One Step Closer to Receiving Purple Hearts
May 8, 2014 Annual Defense Bill Headed to the House Floor
May 7, 2014 CNN - Leading Globally: Why America Cannot Keep The Peace Alone
May 7, 2014 CNN - Leading Globally: Why America Cannot Keep the Peace Alone
April 14, 2014 Column in Real Clear Defense: How Do You Solve a Problem Like Russia?
March 31, 2014 Letter to National Defense Industrial Association, Aerospace Industrial Association, TechAmerica, Professional Services Council, Information Technology Industry Council, American Bar Association, American Federation of Government Employees, International Federation of Professional & Technical Engineers, Metal Trades Department, and AFL-CIO - DoD Reform
Jan. 16, 2014 House Passes Annual Government Spending Bill
Dec. 12, 2013 Joint Explanatory Statement to Accompany the National Defense Authorization Act
Nov. 18, 2013 Thornberry Remarks at CSIS: Getting More Defense for Our Dollar
Oct. 29, 2013 Real Clear Defense - Reforming a Defense Acquisition System That Costs Money, Lives
Oct. 29, 2013 Armed Services Chairman Taps Thornberry to Lead Reform Effort
Oct. 23, 2013 Letter to Senator Patty Murray and Representative Paul Ryan - Maintain Defense Spending in House Budget
Sept. 11, 2013 Thornberry Says He Does Not Support the President's Request to Authorize The Use of Military Force in Syria
June 14, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
June 14, 2013 Annual Defense Bill Passes House
June 14, 2013 House Adopts Bipartisan Amendment to Sell F-16 Aircraft to Taiwan
June 13, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
June 12, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
June 6, 2013 Defense Authorization Bill Headed to House floor
May 27, 2013 The Wall Street Journal - The President's Welcome Overture to Congress
May 23, 2013 Thornberry Releases Statement on President's National Security Speech
March 6, 2013 Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013
March 6, 2013 House passes spending bill to Protect National Defense and Veterans
Sept. 30, 2012 Questions
Sept. 26, 2012 CNN "Erin Burnett Outfront" - Transcript
Sept. 12, 2012 Thornberry: Those Responsible for Embassy Attacks Must be Brought to Justice
Aug. 3, 2012 The Hill - Failure to Act On Cybersecurity Puts Nation at Risk
July 27, 2012 Politico - Sequester's Dire Effect on Our Security
July 11, 2012 Hearing of the Emerging Threats and Capabilities Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee - The Future of U.S. Special Operations Forces
June 4, 2012 The Texas Report - When it Comes to Keeping America Safe, We Shouldn't be Too Flexible
May 18, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
May 18, 2012 Thornberry Praises Passage of Annual Defense Bill
May 17, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
May 16, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
May 15, 2012 Thornberry and Smith Introduce Bill to Help Counter Threats in Information Age
May 10, 2012 Annual Defense Bill Headed for the House Floor
May 10, 2012 Funding for Projects at Pantex, Bell Helicopter in Defense Bill
April 27, 2012 House Passes Bills to Improve Nation's Cybersecurity
April 27, 2012 Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2012
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
April 26, 2012 Federal Information Security Amendments Act of 2012
April 25, 2012 Politico - House GOP Dares Senate on Cybersecurity
April 20, 2012 Boehner, Cantor & Thornberry Announce House Votes on Cybersecurity Bills
March 27, 2012 Hearing of the Emerging Threats and Capabilities Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee - Understanding Future Irregular Warfare Challenges
Feb. 17, 2012 Letter to President Obama
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