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Mac Thornberry's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

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 Kemp
Birth Date: 07/15/1958
Birth Place: Clarendon, TX
Home City: Clarendon, TX
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
Dec. 12, 2013 Joint Explanatory Statement to Accompany the National Defense Authorization Act
July 24, 2013 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014
June 14, 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 23, 2013 CNN "CNN Newsroom" - Transcript - Obama's Speech at National Defense University
March 28, 2013 Prairie-Chicken and Border Patrol
March 21, 2013 New Funding Bill Again Prevents Closures of Border Patrol Stations in Texas
Dec. 20, 2012 Conference Report H.R. 4310, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
Nov. 27, 2012 Jaime Zapata Border Enforcement Security Task Force Act
Oct. 19, 2012 Thornberry, Law Enforcement Pushing Border Patrol for Federal Enforcement Plan
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 10, 2012 Thornberry Wants Answers on Closing of Border Patrol Stations
June 4, 2012 The Texas Report - When it Comes to Keeping America Safe, We Shouldn't be Too Flexible
May 17, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
May 10, 2012 Annual Defense Bill Headed for the House Floor
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 20, 2012 Hearing of the Emerging Threats and Capabilities Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee - Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Request for Information Technology and Cyber Operations Programs
Feb. 14, 2012 Thornberry Hopeful about Prospects for Cyber Legislation
Jan. 24, 2012 Thornberry Reacts to President's 2012 State of the Union Speech
Nov. 30, 2011 Thornberry Lauds Cyber Bill's Focus on Information Sharing
Nov. 21, 2011 Thornberry Statement on Super Committee Announcement
Oct. 5, 2011 Cybersecurity Task Force Releases Recommendations
Sept. 22, 2011 Hearing of the Emerging Threats and Capabilities Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee - The Future of U.S. Special Operations Forces: Ten Years After 9/11 and Twenty-Five Years After Goldwater-Nichols
July 12, 2011 Hearing of the Emerging Threats and Capabilities Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee - "The Evolution of Strategic Communication and Information Operations Since 9/11"
May 4, 2011 Letter to President Obama Regarding FEMA
May 4, 2011 Unimaginable the President Would Deny Disaster Declaration for Texas
May 2, 2011 Times Record News: Thornberry lauds Bin Laden killing
May 2, 2011 Bin Laden Death Important Milestone, Terrorism is Still a Threat
March 17, 2011 Afghanistan War Powers Resolution
March 16, 2011 Hearing of the Emerging Threats and Capabilities of the House Armed Services Committee - 2012 Budget Request from U.S. Cyber Command
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: National Security - Cyber Security
Sept. 29, 2010 THORNBERRY: "Better-than-nothing' is irresponsible lawmaking strategy
July 14, 2010 Thornberry and Smith Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Help Counter 21st Century Threats
May 20, 2010 Thornberry: Blair Gave Us Greater Confidence in the Obama National Security Team
May 15, 2010 May Update
May 6, 2010 Op-Ed: Terrorism Policy Risks Disaster
April 29, 2010 House GOP Leader Boehner Taps Thornberry To Serve On National Security Solutions Group
Feb. 25, 2010 Medicare Physician Payment Reform Act Of 2009
Feb. 25, 2010 Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 2701, Intelligence Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2010, Waiving Requirement Of Clause 6(a) Of Rule Xiii With Respect To Consideration Of Certain Resolutions, And Providing For Consideration Of Motions To Suspend The
Feb. 1, 2010 Thornberry Statement On The President's Proposed Budget
Jan. 27, 2010 Thornberry Statement On President's 2010 State Of The Union Address
Dec. 10, 2009 Intelligence Sharing Should Be Immune From Politics Between Branches
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