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Jim McGovern's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Office: U.S. House (MA) - District 2, Democratic
Date Title
May 23, 2017 Letter to Donald Trump, President of the United States - Congressional Authorization for Use of Military Force
May 2, 2017 Letter to the Hon. James Mattis, Secretary of Defense - U.S. Military Involvement in Yemen Civil War
April 28, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Call to Hold Debate on War Authorization for ISIS and Syria
April 7, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump, President of the United States - Urging the President to Outline Scope of Syria Campaign to Congress
April 7, 2017 McGovern, Pelosi Call for Congress to Reconvene to Debate Military Authorization for Syria
April 7, 2017 McGovern Statement on Trump's Airstrike on Syria
April 6, 2017 Members of Congress Introduce Bipartisan Cluster Munitions Bill
March 31, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump, President of the United States - Urging Withdrawal of Troops from Syria
Feb. 17, 2017 Letter to The Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Authorizations for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) Vote
Dec. 8, 2016 Letter to the Obama Administration, The Honorable John Kerry, and The Honorable Ashton B. Carter - "Killer Roberts" as a emerging method of warfare
Dec. 1, 2016 Providing for Consideration of Conference Report on S. 2943, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017
July 6, 2016 McGovern Statement on Obama Announcement on U.S. Troop Levels in Afghanistan
June 16, 2016 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2017
June 15, 2016 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2017
May 18, 2016 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017
April 29, 2016 McGovern Statement on Pentagon Response to U.S. Airstrike on Afghanistan Hospital
April 27, 2016 The Hill - Fears Grow About Rising US Troop Levels in Middle East
April 19, 2016 U.S. Increases Troops in Iraq and Syria: When Will Congress Act?
April 19, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Mac Thornberry, Chairman House Armed Services, The Honorable Adam Smith, Ranking Member House Armed Sevices, The honorable J. Randy Forbes, Chairman House Armed Services Committee, The Honorable Joe Courtney, Ranking Member House Armed Services Committee - Support for LCS Program
Nov. 6, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Bring Authorization for use of Military Force to House Floor for Debate and Vote
Oct. 15, 2015 McGovern Statement on U.S. Troop Presence in Afghanistan
July 24, 2015 Letter to John McCain, Chairman of Senate Armed Services Committee, Jack Reed, Ranking Member, Mac Thornberry, Chairman of House Committee on Armed Services, Adam Smith, Ranking Member - Consolidation of Military Bases
July 22, 2015 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Ensure Chemical Weapons Test Victims Receive Compensation
July 17, 2015 Congressman McGovern Leads House Debate on Bipartisan Resolution to Force Congress to Take Up AUMF for U.S. War with ISIS
June 30, 2015 Photo: On Iraq Trip, Congressman McGovern Meets Constituents Serving in U.S. Embassy in Baghdad
June 29, 2015 Congressman McGovern: U.S. Renewal of Military Aid to Bahrain a Dangerous Step Backward for Human Rights
June 29, 2015 Congressman McGovern Joins Congressional Delegation to Kuwait, Iraq and Turkey
June 26, 2015 Congressman McGovern: $400,000 Award to MassMEP A Boost to Massachusetts Manufacturing Sector
June 17, 2015 Removal of United States Armed Forces From Iraq and Syria
June 10, 2015 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2685, Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2016, and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2393, Country of Origin Labeling Amendments Act of 2015
June 4, 2015 Time for Congress to Authorize War in Iraq and Syria
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
May 14, 2015 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
May 14, 2015 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. 1735, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
April 30, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Debate and Vote on ISIS War
April 30, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Need AUMF for ISIS/ISIL 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
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