Thornberry on Marine Corps Flight Pause

Thornberry on Marine Corps Flight Pause

HOUSE ARMED SERVICES COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN:  “MILITARY IN A READINESS CRISIS” WASHINGTON – Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX) made the following statement regarding the Marine Corps decision to require all aviation units to pause operations for 24 hours over the next two weeks in order to address safety concerns. The House Armed Services Committee has strongly and […]

House Armed Services Committee Press Release

House Armed Services Committee Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – “WORST KEPT SECRET IN WASHINGTON” from House Armed Services Committee (HASC) (Aug. 26, 2016) — GITMO TO CLOSE? WHERE WILL MOST DANGEROUS DETAINEES GO? WASHINGTON – The worst-kept secret in Washington is out: Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday said it is his “hope and expectation”  that President Obama will close […]

Were the Khans “Attacked,” or Did They Launch an Attack?

Were the Khans “Attacked,” or Did They Launch an Attack?

MEMBERS OF CONGRESS, MEDIA MAKE STATEMENTS…BUT DID THEY ASK THE RIGHT QUESTIONS? by Sharon Rondeau (Aug. 1, 2016) — On Monday morning, chairman of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) Mac Thornberry issued a brief statement in response to sparring which began after Mr. Khizr Muazzam Khan gave an impassioned speech at the Democratic National […]

House Armed Services Committee Statement on Defense Secretary’s Use of Personal Email for Official Business

House Armed Services Committee Statement on Defense Secretary’s Use of Personal Email for Official Business

ASKS INSPECTOR GENERAL TO DETERMINE WHETHER OR NOT CLASSIFIED INFORMATION WAS TRANSMITTED by House Armed Services Committee (HASC) Chairman Mac Thornberry (Dec. 17, 2015) — WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following comments regarding Defense Secretary Ashton Carter’s improper use of personal email to conduct […]

House Armed Services Committee Chairman on OPM, DHS & OMB’s Failure to Appear Before HASC

House Armed Services Committee Chairman on OPM, DHS & OMB’s Failure to Appear Before HASC

“WHAT COULD THEY POSSIBLY HAVE TO HIDE?” by House Armed Services Committee (HASC) Chairman Mac Thornberry (Nov. 17, 2015) — [Editor’s Note:  The following press release was received by The Post & Email on Tuesday afternoon.] For Immediate Release: November 17, 2015      Contact: Claude Chafin (202) 225-2539 WASHINGTON– Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman […]

Congressional Committee Claims It “Takes Its Constitutional Responsibilities Seriously”

Congressional Committee Claims It “Takes Its Constitutional Responsibilities Seriously”

BUT ALLOWS FRAUDSTER COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF TO DIMINISH, DEMORALIZE U.S. MILITARY by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 10, 2014) — In an announcement of new committee members dated December 9, 2014, Chairman-Elect of the House Armed Services Committee Mac Thornberry stated: The Armed Services Committee has always taken its constitutional responsibilities to the country and to our men and […]