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Mark Kirk's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Office: U.S. Senate (IL) - Jr, Republican
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. Senate - Jr
Date Title
Aug. 11, 2016 Kirk Statement on Iran's Increasing Cyber and Missile Capabilities
July 26, 2016 Letter to John McCain, Mac Thornberry, Jack Reed and Adam Smith; Respectively, Chairmen and Ranking Members of the Senate Committee on Armed Services - Kirk-Gillibrand Urge Full Funding for U.S.-Israel Missile Defense Cooperation
June 15, 2016 Kirk Statement on Administration's Opposition to Fully Funding Israel's Missile Defense Request
June 14, 2016 Kirk's Electronic Warfare Legislation Included in Defense Authorization Bill
June 2, 2016 Kirk Statement on NGA Decision to Keep Western Headquarters in St. Louis
May 26, 2016 Senators Gillibrand And Kirk Announce Key Senate Committee Approves $600 Million For Israeli Missile Defense, Measure Now Heads To Senate Floor
May 24, 2016 Senators Lankford, Kirk Introduce NDAA Amendment to Cut Foreign Aid for Nations Who Lose Track of GITMO Terrorists
May 16, 2016 The Washington Free Beacon- Senators Demand Obama Fire Top Aide for Iran Deal Deception
May 12, 2016 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016
May 10, 2016 Kirk: "Rhodes Should Resign For Willfully, Actively Misleading Lawmakers'
April 22, 2016 Kirk Statement on Administration's Plan to Buy Heavy Water from Iran's Nuclear Program
April 22, 2016 Kirk Statement on Links Between Anti-Israel BDS Efforts in Chicago and Former Leaders of Punished Pro-Hamas Charities in U.S.
April 20, 2016 Kirk Statement on Supreme Court's Decision in Favor of U.S. Victims of Iranian Terrorism
April 4, 2016 Kirk Bill Prohibits Transfer of Gitmo Detainees to Terror Hotspots
March 25, 2016 The Wall Street Journal- The U.S. Senate Takes on Iran
March 22, 2016 At AIPAC Conference, Kirk Ahead of the Curve as Defender of Israel
March 21, 2016 Letter to Thad Cochran, Chairman and Richard Durbin, Vice Chairman, Subcommittee on Defense, Committee on Appropriations - In Support of Funding Israeli Missile Defense Programs
March 18, 2016 Kirk, Gillibrand Lead Call to Fully Fund U.S.-Israel Missile Defense Cooperation
March 17, 2016 Kirk Introduces Bills to Impose Sanctions Against Iran's Terrorism, Human Rights Abuses and Illegal Missile Launches
Feb. 9, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Robert Cardillo, Director of the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency - Recommending Scott Air Force Base for NGA-West
Feb. 4, 2016 Rep. Duckworth Opposes Measure to Crack Down on Terrorist Access to Iran Funds
Feb. 4, 2016 Kirk, Gillibrand Bill Would Boost Electronic Warfare Technology
Oct. 15, 2015 Kirk, Ayotte Question President Obama Regarding Iran Ballistic Missile Test
Oct. 7, 2015 Kirk Secures $21.9 Million in Military Construction Projects for Illinois in Defense Authorization Bill
Oct. 2, 2015 Kirk Praises Committee Passage of Measure to Support Justice for Illinois & American Victims of Iranian Terrorism
June 23, 2015 Kirk Statement on Gaza Report by the U.N. Human Rights Council's Commission of Inquiry
May 19, 2015 FY2016 MilCon-VA Appropriations Bill Clears Senate Subcommittee
April 2, 2015 Kirk Statement on Israel's Successful Test of David's Sling Missile Defense
March 27, 2015 Letter to Thad Cochran, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, and Dick Durbin, Vice Chair of the Senate Committee on Appropriations - U.S.-Israel Cooperative Missile Defense Programs
March 22, 2015 Kirk Urges More Self-Defense Assistance To Ukraine
Feb. 25, 2015 Kirk Condemns Iran for Military Drills to Kill U.S. Aircraft Carrier & 5,000 Americans Amid Nuclear Talks
Feb. 20, 2015 Bipartisan Senators Call for Tightened Sanctions on Russia, Increased Military Aid to Ukraine
Feb. 12, 2015 Kirk Statement on Ashton Carter Confirmation
Feb. 4, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Military Assistance to Ukraine
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: The Future of Scott Air Base
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Stop a Nuclear Armed Iran
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: American Security
Dec. 19, 2014 Letter to Robert Cardillo, Director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency - Scott Air Force Base to House Critical New Defense Facility
Dec. 12, 2014 Kirk Applauds Passage of NDAA and Funding for Construction of New Boeing Growlers
Nov. 12, 2014 Menendez - Kirk Statement on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
Oct. 6, 2014 Kirk Statement on Suburban Illinois Teen Arrested on Terrorism Charges at O'Hare
Sept. 14, 2014 Kirk Emphasizes Importance of Greek & Israeli Partnership
Aug. 8, 2014 Kirk Statement on U.S. Airstrikes and Humanitarian Relief in Iraq
July 8, 2014 Kirk, Enyart: Scott Finalist for National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Relocation
June 25, 2014 Kirk Commends Air Force's Decision to Bring New Jobs to Scott Air Force Base
June 9, 2014 Illinois / Iowa Delegation: Rock Island Arsenal Receives $110 Million in Federal Funding to Ensure Competitiveness & Steady Workload in Future
April 15, 2014 Kirk, Durbin, Simon Join Secretary of the Air Force at Scott Air Force Base
April 14, 2014 Kirk Tours Boeing, Calls on Congress to Support Navy Growler Program
March 13, 2014 Kirk to Kerry: Stop Subsidizing Iran-Sponsored Terrorism
March 6, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Pearl Harbor Victims
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