Mac Thornberry

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Mac Thornberry said : “There’s a reason we let murderers and robbers and rapists go free when their due process rights have been violated,” External link

sentinelsource Monday, November 11, 2019 8:58:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "The integrity of the processes under our legal system is more important than the outcome of one particular case," "So I don't think you can sweep under the rug" External link

sentinelsource Monday, November 11, 2019 3:31:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "There's a reason we let murderers and robbers and rapists go free when their due process rights have been violated," "We believe the integrity of the system, the integrity of the Constitution, the integrity of the processes under our legal system is more important than the outcome of one particular case" External link

news-yahoo Monday, November 11, 2019 1:09:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "There's a reason we let murderers and robbers and rapists go free when their due process rights have been violated," External link

arkansasonline Monday, November 11, 2019 12:19:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “The integrity of the processes under our legal system is more important than the outcome of one particular case,” “So I don’t think you can sweep under the rug” External link

news-yahoo Monday, November 11, 2019 4:47:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “There’s a reason we let murderers and robbers and rapists go free when their due process rights have been violated,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, November 11, 2019 3:48:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "There's a reason we let murderers and robbers and rapists go free when their due process rights have been violated," External link

thespec Monday, November 11, 2019 2:46:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “Is there some sort of abuse of power that rises to that threshold that is different than the American people have been hearing for three years?” External link

nypost Monday, November 11, 2019 1:39:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "I do not believe it was impeachable," External link

actionnewsjax Monday, November 11, 2019 1:34:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "There's a reason we let murderers and robbers and rapists go free when their due process rights have been violated," External link

beaumontenterprise Sunday, November 10, 2019 10:19:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "So, is there some sort of abuse of power that rises to that threshold that is different than the American people have been hearing for three years?" External link

nbcnews Sunday, November 10, 2019 9:57:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry told : “There's not anything that the president said in that phone call that's different than he says in public all the time,” External link

orlandosentinel Sunday, November 10, 2019 9:02:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry told : "I believe that it is inappropriate for a president to ask a foreign leader to investigate a political rival," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, November 10, 2019 8:34:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry told : “I believe it’s inappropriate for a president to ask a foreign leader to investigate a political rival. Now that leads to a question: If there’s a political rival with a family member who is involved in questionable activity, what do you do?” External link

theepochtimes Sunday, November 10, 2019 7:47:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “There’s a reason we let murderers and robbers and rapists go free when their due process rights have been violated,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, November 10, 2019 7:41:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “I believe it's inappropriate for a president to ask a foreign leader to investigate a political rival. Now that leads to a question if there's a political rival with a family member who is involved in questionable activity, what do you do?” External link

thehill Sunday, November 10, 2019 6:45:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “Killing Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is an important achievement in the fight against ISIS. I am grateful to our men and women in uniform, our intelligence professionals, and our allies who contributed to this success. We have robbed ISIS of their founder and leader,” External link

Hindu Monday, October 28, 2019 4:27:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “We are reminded, however, that ‘For everything there is a season,’ and I believe that the time has come for a change,” External link

aviationweek Tuesday, October 1, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "With over a year to go, I will continue to represent the people of the 13th District to the best of my ability," External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, October 1, 2019 11:12:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "It has been a great honor to serve the people of the 13th District of Texas as their congressman for the last 25 years," External link

upi Monday, September 30, 2019 9:45:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “We are reminded, however, that ‘for everything there is a season,’ and I believe that the time has come for a change,” External link

aviationweek Monday, September 30, 2019 9:16:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "With over a year to go, I will continue to represent the people of the 13th District to the best of my ability," External link

beaumontenterprise Monday, September 30, 2019 8:47:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “The accuracy of grading cattle is dependent on the grader’s knowledge of animal composition, making the process subjective. It is important to ensure that producers are receiving a fair price and that consumers are paying a fair price for the quality of beef,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 30, 2019 5:35:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "We cannot ask the troops once again to pay for Congress's inability to get our work done, or hold them hostage to either party's partisan desires," External link

unian-en Friday, September 20, 2019 12:21:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “Anyone who would say that has not been in our closed, classified wire-scrubbing sessions where questions or concerns are voiced,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, September 19, 2019 12:26:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “I’ll confess, there’s been a little back and forth about getting certain information, especially some of the rules of engagement, ahead of time,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, September 19, 2019 12:26:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "We're all grappling with those answers," "Simplistic sort of, 'Oh, let me just pass this bill and it will all stop.' Obviously, that's not true, and my constituents know it's not that simple. There are deeper issues involved here" External link

voanews Wednesday, September 11, 2019 3:36:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry disse : "É uma combinação de uma incapacidade de planejar e desperdiçar recursos que realmente a tornam mais prejudicial para os militares do que qualquer outra parte do governo" External link

em Sunday, September 8, 2019 6:48:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "I regret that the President has been forced to divert funding for our troops to address the crisis," "It is important that Congress now restore the military construction funding diverted for border security. Failing to do so only forces our troops to pay for political discord in Washington" External link

nbcnews Friday, September 6, 2019 8:56:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “Rebuilding military infrastructure is a critical part of that recovery and a bipartisan priority. It is important that Congress now restore the military construction funding diverted for border security. Failing to do so only forces our troops to pay for political discord in Washington,” External link

foxnews Friday, September 6, 2019 4:43:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "I regret that the President has been forced to divert funding for our troops to address the crisis," "It is important that Congress now restore the military construction funding diverted for border security. Failing to do so only forces our troops to pay for political discord in Washington" External link

nbcnews Thursday, September 5, 2019 4:07:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “I don’t see another state that combines all of the attributes,” External link

gazette Friday, August 30, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry told ( about Iran Nuclear ) : "Obviously there have been differences between U.S. and Europe on whether to continue in the [Iran Nuclear Deal]. I don't think there are any differences between us and Europe . . . on Iran's activity in the Persian Gulf interfering with shipping of oil," External link

msn-uk Sunday, July 28, 2019 7:45:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry added : "We've got to get it started," External link

globalsecurity Friday, July 26, 2019 8:59:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry added : "not many people [on Capitol Hill] support," External link

globalsecurity Friday, July 26, 2019 8:59:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "The relatively simple proposal, as I understand it, that the White House sent to DoD had a bunch of stuff added to it that not many people support," External link

globalsecurity Friday, July 26, 2019 8:59:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said ( about National Defense Authorization Act ) : “In all three years, I have yet to hear a national security justification to dictate where the Department of the Defense buys its knives and forks and spoons and plates,” External link

syracuse Monday, July 15, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "On the floor, the bill has taken a radical left turn," External link

business-standard Saturday, July 13, 2019 2:04:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "On the floor, the bill has taken a radical left turn," External link

aljazeera-en Friday, July 12, 2019 10:08:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "There's good and bad in this bill ... but it's moving in a direction that does make America less safe," External link

aljazeera-en Friday, July 12, 2019 10:08:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "Unfortunately, partisan provisions in this bill have robbed it of bipartisan support," External link

politico Wednesday, July 10, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “That’s going to really depend on the Iranians. This story is not over,” External link

theepochtimes Monday, June 24, 2019 3:42:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “Obviously the president has a whole range of additional responses that he could employ,” “There are a number of other military and probably other actions that could be taken if the Iranians decide that they want to continue this aggressive provocative sort of behavior” External link

mycentraloregon Monday, June 24, 2019 12:51:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "That's going to really depend on the Iranians. This story is not over," External link

thehill Sunday, June 23, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry told : “The challenge is if there is a lawful deportation order, that is the law of the land and it is the job of the executive branch in our system of government to enforce the law,” External link

politico Sunday, June 23, 2019 7:59:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said ( about President Trump ) : "There must be a measured response to these actions. President Trump and his national security team remain clear-eyed on the situation and what must be done in response to increased Iranian aggression. " External link

nzherald Friday, June 21, 2019 7:51:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "It is one of the big challenges we face to have as much openness and transparency as possible without damaging the mission, without helping the adversaries," External link

globalsecurity Thursday, June 13, 2019 6:54:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "It is one of the big challenges we face to have as much openness and transparency as possible without damaging the mission, without helping the adversaries," External link

voanews Thursday, June 13, 2019 12:44:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “I am concerned that by imposing another insufficient and arbitrary topline, the [Democratic bill] is forcing those unwise choices once again,” External link

washtimes Wednesday, June 12, 2019 8:24:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said ( about National Defense Authorization Act ) : “The Budget Control Act set arbitrary and unrealistic spending caps on our military,” External link

farsnews-en Monday, June 10, 2019 4:31:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry wrote : “This crisis is not limited to military aviation,” External link

wsvn Saturday, June 8, 2019 4:36:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry wrote : "This crisis is not limited to military aviation," External link

clickondetroit Friday, June 7, 2019 12:33:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry wrote : "This crisis is not limited to military aviation," External link

click2houston Friday, June 7, 2019 12:04:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry wrote : "This crisis is not limited to military aviation," External link

clickondetroit Thursday, June 6, 2019 11:50:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “It’s good and important to make clear to Iran not only through words, but through actions, that they cannot attack us with impunity,” External link

al-monitor Friday, May 17, 2019 5:52:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “A fair criticism one could make of Congress as we tend to pass laws and then move on to the next thing,” External link

washtimes Tuesday, April 9, 2019 10:49:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “Well before any presidential tweet, Secretary of Defense Mattis had put a delay on implementation of the policy that had previously been announced so that there could be a six-month review,” “I recommend that members actually read it. … They’ll see the serious and thoughtful approach that the department took to this issue” External link

politico Thursday, March 28, 2019 7:01:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "I don't think this is the Pentagon's idea," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, March 13, 2019 3:19:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “I’ve got to sort through the two different issues and try to make sense of all that,” External link

thehill Tuesday, February 26, 2019 3:50:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "It does have some provisions added on that relate to the red river controversy affecting us," "I'm very hopeful that, that along with the bill that just passed will take all the steps Congress needs to take to get this red river controversy resolved" External link

newschannel6now Friday, February 22, 2019 8:11:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “It’s much further along as far as what the program they developed and what they are enabling these young people to do,” External link

newschannel6now Friday, February 22, 2019 8:11:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “It’s more self-paced. It’s teaching people more to be self-learners which is good,” “It’s doing some amazing things with very young kids who seem to thrive in that environment” External link

newschannel6now Friday, February 22, 2019 8:11:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “I was touring a base in a different part of Texas where they trained people from all services and the number one request they had of me was to do more for the education system,” "So that fits exactly with what’s going on here in Wichita Falls" External link

newschannel6now Friday, February 22, 2019 8:11:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "Doing so would have detrimental consequences for our troops as military infrastructure was one of the accounts most deprived during the Obama-era defense cuts," External link

arkansasonline Sunday, February 17, 2019 12:15:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "Doing so would have detrimental consequences for our troops as military infrastructure was one of the accounts most deprived during the Obama-era defense cuts," External link

messenger-inquirer Sunday, February 17, 2019 9:41:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “Doing so would have detrimental consequences for our troops as military infrastructure was one of the accounts most deprived during the Obama-era defense cuts,” External link

washtimes Sunday, February 17, 2019 3:16:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “Doing so would have detrimental consequences for our troops as military infrastructure was one of the accounts most deprived during the Obama-era defence cuts,” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, February 17, 2019 3:04:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “Doing so would have detrimental consequences for our troops as military infrastructure was one of the accounts most deprived during the Obama-era defense cuts,” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Sunday, February 17, 2019 3:02:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "Doing so would have detrimental consequences for our troops as military infrastructure was one of the accounts most deprived during the Obama-era defense cuts," External link

beaumontenterprise Sunday, February 17, 2019 2:35:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "Doing so would have detrimental consequences for our troops as military infrastructure was one of the accounts most deprived during the Obama-era defense cuts," External link

startribune Sunday, February 17, 2019 2:23:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "Doing so would have detrimental consequences for our troops as military infrastructure was one of the accounts most deprived during the Obama-era defense cuts," "And it would undercut one of the most significant accomplishments of the last two years - beginning to repair and rebuild our military" External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, February 16, 2019 5:54:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "Doing so would have detrimental consequences for our troops as military infrastructure was one of the accounts most deprived during the Obama-era defense cuts," External link

politico Friday, February 15, 2019 11:52:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said ( about President Trump ) : "What the [Trump] administration has done is in line with, consistent with, the sorts of things that we have asked the military to do for a long, long time," External link

bakersfieldnow Saturday, February 2, 2019 1:14:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "We have to be more flexible to respond to changing circumstances. I think that is what the president is trying to do," External link

globalsecurity Wednesday, January 30, 2019 8:00:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "We have to be more flexible to respond to changing circumstances. I think that is what the president is trying to do," External link

chosun Wednesday, January 30, 2019 2:30:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "We have to be more flexible to respond to changing circumstances. I think that is what the president is trying to do," External link

voanews Wednesday, January 30, 2019 1:17:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry told : “What I believe all the previous estimates have been is that at no point does it take more than 7 percent of the defense budget and from my standpoint, it’s upon which most of our defense efforts are based,” External link

washtimes Friday, January 25, 2019 10:31:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry told : “What I believe all the previous estimates have been is that at no point does it take more than 7 percent of the defense budget and from my standpoint, it’s upon which most of our defense efforts are based,” External link

washtimes Friday, January 25, 2019 9:00:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “We have real needs and we did not tell them to use Iron Dome,” “We just said, 'Looks like it’s working pretty well to us, you all go investigate this as a part of meeting the Army’s needs.' And so I think that’s a reasonable, useful way to approach this” External link

al-monitor Friday, January 25, 2019 8:10:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “Tax reform made the death tax less burdensome, but it should be totally eliminated. Death should never be a taxable event. All Americans should be able to work hard, build, and save knowing that they can pass on what they have earned to their children and grandchildren,” “Americans are required to pay taxes on their savings and incomes while they are alive. They should not have to do so again at death, nor should their children and grandchildren have to bear these taxes” External link

newschannel6now Friday, January 11, 2019 2:21:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "My sense is that the president has a lot of discretion in this area," External link

wn Friday, January 11, 2019 1:57:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "My sense is that the president has a lot of discretion in this area," External link

news-yahoo Friday, January 11, 2019 12:58:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "My sense is that the president has a lot of discretion in this area," External link

usaToday Thursday, January 10, 2019 10:31:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “In short, I am opposed to using defense dollars for non-defense purposes,” “Seems to me we ought to fund border security needs on their own and not be taking it from other accounts” External link

washtimes Wednesday, January 9, 2019 10:04:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "In short, I'm opposed to using defense dollars for nondefense purposes," External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, January 9, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "In short, I'm opposed to using defense dollars for nondefense purposes," External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, January 9, 2019 4:25:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "In short, I'm opposed to using defense dollars for nondefense purposes," External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, January 9, 2019 1:56:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "It [the wall] should be funded with money designated for that purpose, not with money already allocated for the men and women of America's military," External link

abc-au Wednesday, January 9, 2019 6:12:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “In short, I’m opposed to using defense dollars for nondefense purposes,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, January 9, 2019 5:50:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry told : "We need border security. And that includes physical barriers, it includes people, and it includes technology. And that should be fully funded on its own," External link

CBSnews Wednesday, January 9, 2019 5:48:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “In short, I’m opposed to using defense dollars for nondefense purposes,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, January 9, 2019 5:07:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “it is not a responsibility of the Department of Defense,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, January 9, 2019 5:07:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “I’m opposed to using defense dollars for nondefense purposes,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, January 9, 2019 5:02:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “In short, I’m opposed to using defense dollars for nondefense purposes,” External link

bangordailynews Wednesday, January 9, 2019 4:53:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “it is not a responsibility of the Department of Defense,” External link

bangordailynews Wednesday, January 9, 2019 4:53:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “it seems to me they ought to fund their border security needs on their own and not be taking it from other accounts,” External link

ohio Wednesday, January 9, 2019 3:58:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “I am opposed to using defense dollars for anything else,” External link

ohio Wednesday, January 9, 2019 3:58:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “In short, I’m opposed to using defense dollars for nondefense purposes,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, January 8, 2019 11:05:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “it is not a responsibility of the Department of Defense,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, January 8, 2019 11:05:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “Considerable progress has been made in the last two years against terrorist organizations in a variety of places around the world,” “Reducing the American presence in Afghanistan and removing our presence in Syria will reverse that progress, encourage our adversaries, and make America less safe” External link

BakhtarNewsAgency-en Monday, December 24, 2018 12:40:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “Considerable progress has been made in the last two years against terrorist organizations in a variety of places around the world,” “Reducing the American presence in Afghanistan and removing our presence in Syria will reverse that progress, encourage our adversaries, and make America less safe” External link

washtimes Monday, December 24, 2018 5:19:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "Among my concerns are that such a move would complicate the remaining troops ability to protect themselves, cause coalition partners to reduce their presence as well and set back progress in helping the Afghan security forces be able to provide for their country's security," External link

business-standard Friday, December 21, 2018 9:17:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "Considerable progress has been made in the last two years against terrorist organisations in a variety of places around the world. Reducing the American presence in Afghanistan and removing our presence in Syria will reverse that progress, encourage our adversaries, and make less safe," External link

business-standard Friday, December 21, 2018 9:17:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "It is a bad idea to take money away for urgent needs from the Department of Defense to use for any other purpose," External link

CBSnews Friday, December 21, 2018 2:16:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry acknowledged : "the wall alone will not solve this problem" External link

CBSnews Friday, December 21, 2018 2:16:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "I think the president is frustrated with the lack of progress over the years, and a lot of that of course was before his time," External link

CBSnews Friday, December 21, 2018 2:16:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “Anyone who believes that China is only concerned about the Indo-Pacific region is ignoring the clear evidence in Africa and elsewhere,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, December 14, 2018 7:17:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "Securing those appropriations must be Congress' top priority before the year ends," External link

chosun Thursday, November 16, 2017 3:21:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “Securing those appropriations must be Congress’ top priority before the year ends,” External link

scmp Wednesday, November 15, 2017 5:46:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry wrote : "The reason I am voting against this bill is that it forces our military to operate under a stopgap continuing resolution — once again," External link

azcentral Wednesday, November 8, 2017 8:52:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “The Navy is committed to addressing these issues, but they cannot fix them on their own. Congress has a role to play as well,” “I am ready to support the Navy’s request for any additional training, manpower, or equipment they need to prevent these tragedies in the future” External link

reuters Friday, November 3, 2017 2:32:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said ( about McCain ) : “There is a widespread consensus that we need to do better for our military,” “Just like Sen. McCain said, I am optimistic that we can deliver better in a pretty short amount of time given the similarities between the House and Senate bills” External link

defensenews Thursday, October 26, 2017 3:33:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "If you add it all up, we have lost roughly the same number of people in training accidents this year as got shot in Las Vegas this week," External link

washingtonexaminer Thursday, October 5, 2017 5:51:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "Just this week we've lost another training airplane, and if you go back and look at the accidents … not all those accidents have got that much attention," External link

washingtonexaminer Thursday, October 5, 2017 5:51:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "Part of the underlying cause of the training and maintenance problems that plague our military is Washington's dysfunctional budget process," External link

washingtonexaminer Friday, September 15, 2017 9:45:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry wrote : "The reason I am voting against this bill is that it forces our military to operate under a stopgap continuing resolution — once again," External link

azcentral Friday, September 8, 2017 10:23:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry told : “I’m concerned Kim Jong un wants to finish what his grandfather started,” External link

dailycaller Thursday, September 7, 2017 5:05:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “Plan B is if you’re going to have this dreaded thing, how can you make it less bad,” “Look at the events of the world, putting more money into missile defense. We need more money in interceptors; we need more money in research. There is no question in my mind we have to have more money in readiness, including maintenance and training” External link

defensenews Wednesday, September 6, 2017 6:28:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry blamed : “that most of us thought would not, could not happen,” External link

defensenews Wednesday, September 6, 2017 6:28:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "We are going to come to the end of September without an ability to have a full-year appropriation bill, which is exactly what we need for ourselves and what we need to show the rest of the world that we are competent and able to stand up and defend ourselves," External link

washingtonexaminer Wednesday, September 6, 2017 6:00:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said ( about James Mattis ) : “I am pleased to see that as we prepare to execute a new strategy in Afghanistan, President Trump and Secretary Mattis have chosen to put the facts on the table,” External link

politico Thursday, August 31, 2017 12:35:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said ( about Barack Obama ) : "The Obama Administration did not shoot straight on how many people they sent to Afghanistan, which added cost to the mission and made it harder to succeed," External link

reuters Wednesday, August 30, 2017 11:48:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry dit : "doit expliquer pourquoi il cherche à lier ses propres mains en limitant des pouvoirs qu'il a déjà clamés" External link

LePoint Thursday, February 12, 2015 9:18:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry dit : "doit expliquer pourquoi il cherche à lier ses propres mains en limitant des pouvoirs qu'il a déjà clamés" External link

corsematin Thursday, February 12, 2015 3:29:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry dit : "doit expliquer pourquoi il cherche à lier ses propres mains en limitant des pouvoirs qu'il a déjà clamés" External link

varmatin Thursday, February 12, 2015 2:39:00 AM EAT



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armed services committee chairman15.69%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
services committee chairman13.46%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
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armed services chairman4.97%EN09/07/201707/09/2017
chairman of the house5.10%EN07/29/201729/07/2017
committee chairman0.13%EN07/17/201717/07/2017
congressman6.14%EN07/16/201716/07/2017
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house chairman0.13%EN03/09/201709/03/2017
chef0.13%FR01/27/201727/01/2017
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républicain1.96%FR07/02/201602/07/2016
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republican committee chairman0.39%EN06/22/201622/06/2016
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président3.92%FR02/12/201512/02/2015
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Mac ThornberryEN90.48%
Mac ThornberryFR6.78%
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Mac Thornberry said : “There’s a reason we let murderers and robbers and rapists go free when their due process rights have been violated,” External link

sentinelsource Monday, November 11, 2019 8:58:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "The integrity of the processes under our legal system is more important than the outcome of one particular case," "So I don't think you can sweep under the rug" External link

sentinelsource Monday, November 11, 2019 3:31:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "There's a reason we let murderers and robbers and rapists go free when their due process rights have been violated," "We believe the integrity of the system, the integrity of the Constitution, the integrity of the processes under our legal system is more important than the outcome of one particular case" External link

news-yahoo Monday, November 11, 2019 1:09:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "There's a reason we let murderers and robbers and rapists go free when their due process rights have been violated," External link

arkansasonline Monday, November 11, 2019 12:19:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “The integrity of the processes under our legal system is more important than the outcome of one particular case,” “So I don’t think you can sweep under the rug” External link

news-yahoo Monday, November 11, 2019 4:47:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “There’s a reason we let murderers and robbers and rapists go free when their due process rights have been violated,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, November 11, 2019 3:48:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "There's a reason we let murderers and robbers and rapists go free when their due process rights have been violated," External link

thespec Monday, November 11, 2019 2:46:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “Is there some sort of abuse of power that rises to that threshold that is different than the American people have been hearing for three years?” External link

nypost Monday, November 11, 2019 1:39:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "I do not believe it was impeachable," External link

actionnewsjax Monday, November 11, 2019 1:34:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "There's a reason we let murderers and robbers and rapists go free when their due process rights have been violated," External link

beaumontenterprise Sunday, November 10, 2019 10:19:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "So, is there some sort of abuse of power that rises to that threshold that is different than the American people have been hearing for three years?" External link

nbcnews Sunday, November 10, 2019 9:57:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry told : “There's not anything that the president said in that phone call that's different than he says in public all the time,” External link

orlandosentinel Sunday, November 10, 2019 9:02:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry told : "I believe that it is inappropriate for a president to ask a foreign leader to investigate a political rival," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, November 10, 2019 8:34:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry told : “I believe it’s inappropriate for a president to ask a foreign leader to investigate a political rival. Now that leads to a question: If there’s a political rival with a family member who is involved in questionable activity, what do you do?” External link

theepochtimes Sunday, November 10, 2019 7:47:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “There’s a reason we let murderers and robbers and rapists go free when their due process rights have been violated,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, November 10, 2019 7:41:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “I believe it's inappropriate for a president to ask a foreign leader to investigate a political rival. Now that leads to a question if there's a political rival with a family member who is involved in questionable activity, what do you do?” External link

thehill Sunday, November 10, 2019 6:45:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “Killing Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is an important achievement in the fight against ISIS. I am grateful to our men and women in uniform, our intelligence professionals, and our allies who contributed to this success. We have robbed ISIS of their founder and leader,” External link

Hindu Monday, October 28, 2019 4:27:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “We are reminded, however, that ‘For everything there is a season,’ and I believe that the time has come for a change,” External link

aviationweek Tuesday, October 1, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "With over a year to go, I will continue to represent the people of the 13th District to the best of my ability," External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, October 1, 2019 11:12:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "It has been a great honor to serve the people of the 13th District of Texas as their congressman for the last 25 years," External link

upi Monday, September 30, 2019 9:45:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “We are reminded, however, that ‘for everything there is a season,’ and I believe that the time has come for a change,” External link

aviationweek Monday, September 30, 2019 9:16:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "With over a year to go, I will continue to represent the people of the 13th District to the best of my ability," External link

beaumontenterprise Monday, September 30, 2019 8:47:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “The accuracy of grading cattle is dependent on the grader’s knowledge of animal composition, making the process subjective. It is important to ensure that producers are receiving a fair price and that consumers are paying a fair price for the quality of beef,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 30, 2019 5:35:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "We cannot ask the troops once again to pay for Congress's inability to get our work done, or hold them hostage to either party's partisan desires," External link

unian-en Friday, September 20, 2019 12:21:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “Anyone who would say that has not been in our closed, classified wire-scrubbing sessions where questions or concerns are voiced,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, September 19, 2019 12:26:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “I’ll confess, there’s been a little back and forth about getting certain information, especially some of the rules of engagement, ahead of time,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, September 19, 2019 12:26:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "We're all grappling with those answers," "Simplistic sort of, 'Oh, let me just pass this bill and it will all stop.' Obviously, that's not true, and my constituents know it's not that simple. There are deeper issues involved here" External link

voanews Wednesday, September 11, 2019 3:36:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry disse : "É uma combinação de uma incapacidade de planejar e desperdiçar recursos que realmente a tornam mais prejudicial para os militares do que qualquer outra parte do governo" External link

em Sunday, September 8, 2019 6:48:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "I regret that the President has been forced to divert funding for our troops to address the crisis," "It is important that Congress now restore the military construction funding diverted for border security. Failing to do so only forces our troops to pay for political discord in Washington" External link

nbcnews Friday, September 6, 2019 8:56:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “Rebuilding military infrastructure is a critical part of that recovery and a bipartisan priority. It is important that Congress now restore the military construction funding diverted for border security. Failing to do so only forces our troops to pay for political discord in Washington,” External link

foxnews Friday, September 6, 2019 4:43:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "I regret that the President has been forced to divert funding for our troops to address the crisis," "It is important that Congress now restore the military construction funding diverted for border security. Failing to do so only forces our troops to pay for political discord in Washington" External link

nbcnews Thursday, September 5, 2019 4:07:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “I don’t see another state that combines all of the attributes,” External link

gazette Friday, August 30, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry told ( about Iran Nuclear ) : "Obviously there have been differences between U.S. and Europe on whether to continue in the [Iran Nuclear Deal]. I don't think there are any differences between us and Europe . . . on Iran's activity in the Persian Gulf interfering with shipping of oil," External link

msn-uk Sunday, July 28, 2019 7:45:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry added : "We've got to get it started," External link

globalsecurity Friday, July 26, 2019 8:59:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry added : "not many people [on Capitol Hill] support," External link

globalsecurity Friday, July 26, 2019 8:59:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "The relatively simple proposal, as I understand it, that the White House sent to DoD had a bunch of stuff added to it that not many people support," External link

globalsecurity Friday, July 26, 2019 8:59:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said ( about National Defense Authorization Act ) : “In all three years, I have yet to hear a national security justification to dictate where the Department of the Defense buys its knives and forks and spoons and plates,” External link

syracuse Monday, July 15, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "On the floor, the bill has taken a radical left turn," External link

business-standard Saturday, July 13, 2019 2:04:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "On the floor, the bill has taken a radical left turn," External link

aljazeera-en Friday, July 12, 2019 10:08:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "There's good and bad in this bill ... but it's moving in a direction that does make America less safe," External link

aljazeera-en Friday, July 12, 2019 10:08:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "Unfortunately, partisan provisions in this bill have robbed it of bipartisan support," External link

politico Wednesday, July 10, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “That’s going to really depend on the Iranians. This story is not over,” External link

theepochtimes Monday, June 24, 2019 3:42:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “Obviously the president has a whole range of additional responses that he could employ,” “There are a number of other military and probably other actions that could be taken if the Iranians decide that they want to continue this aggressive provocative sort of behavior” External link

mycentraloregon Monday, June 24, 2019 12:51:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "That's going to really depend on the Iranians. This story is not over," External link

thehill Sunday, June 23, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry told : “The challenge is if there is a lawful deportation order, that is the law of the land and it is the job of the executive branch in our system of government to enforce the law,” External link

politico Sunday, June 23, 2019 7:59:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said ( about President Trump ) : "There must be a measured response to these actions. President Trump and his national security team remain clear-eyed on the situation and what must be done in response to increased Iranian aggression. " External link

nzherald Friday, June 21, 2019 7:51:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "It is one of the big challenges we face to have as much openness and transparency as possible without damaging the mission, without helping the adversaries," External link

globalsecurity Thursday, June 13, 2019 6:54:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "It is one of the big challenges we face to have as much openness and transparency as possible without damaging the mission, without helping the adversaries," External link

voanews Thursday, June 13, 2019 12:44:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “I am concerned that by imposing another insufficient and arbitrary topline, the [Democratic bill] is forcing those unwise choices once again,” External link

washtimes Wednesday, June 12, 2019 8:24:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said ( about National Defense Authorization Act ) : “The Budget Control Act set arbitrary and unrealistic spending caps on our military,” External link

farsnews-en Monday, June 10, 2019 4:31:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry wrote : “This crisis is not limited to military aviation,” External link

wsvn Saturday, June 8, 2019 4:36:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry wrote : "This crisis is not limited to military aviation," External link

clickondetroit Friday, June 7, 2019 12:33:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry wrote : "This crisis is not limited to military aviation," External link

click2houston Friday, June 7, 2019 12:04:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry wrote : "This crisis is not limited to military aviation," External link

clickondetroit Thursday, June 6, 2019 11:50:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “It’s good and important to make clear to Iran not only through words, but through actions, that they cannot attack us with impunity,” External link

al-monitor Friday, May 17, 2019 5:52:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “A fair criticism one could make of Congress as we tend to pass laws and then move on to the next thing,” External link

washtimes Tuesday, April 9, 2019 10:49:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “Well before any presidential tweet, Secretary of Defense Mattis had put a delay on implementation of the policy that had previously been announced so that there could be a six-month review,” “I recommend that members actually read it. … They’ll see the serious and thoughtful approach that the department took to this issue” External link

politico Thursday, March 28, 2019 7:01:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "I don't think this is the Pentagon's idea," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, March 13, 2019 3:19:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “I’ve got to sort through the two different issues and try to make sense of all that,” External link

thehill Tuesday, February 26, 2019 3:50:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "It does have some provisions added on that relate to the red river controversy affecting us," "I'm very hopeful that, that along with the bill that just passed will take all the steps Congress needs to take to get this red river controversy resolved" External link

newschannel6now Friday, February 22, 2019 8:11:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “It’s much further along as far as what the program they developed and what they are enabling these young people to do,” External link

newschannel6now Friday, February 22, 2019 8:11:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “It’s more self-paced. It’s teaching people more to be self-learners which is good,” “It’s doing some amazing things with very young kids who seem to thrive in that environment” External link

newschannel6now Friday, February 22, 2019 8:11:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “I was touring a base in a different part of Texas where they trained people from all services and the number one request they had of me was to do more for the education system,” "So that fits exactly with what’s going on here in Wichita Falls" External link

newschannel6now Friday, February 22, 2019 8:11:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "Doing so would have detrimental consequences for our troops as military infrastructure was one of the accounts most deprived during the Obama-era defense cuts," External link

arkansasonline Sunday, February 17, 2019 12:15:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "Doing so would have detrimental consequences for our troops as military infrastructure was one of the accounts most deprived during the Obama-era defense cuts," External link

messenger-inquirer Sunday, February 17, 2019 9:41:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “Doing so would have detrimental consequences for our troops as military infrastructure was one of the accounts most deprived during the Obama-era defense cuts,” External link

washtimes Sunday, February 17, 2019 3:16:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “Doing so would have detrimental consequences for our troops as military infrastructure was one of the accounts most deprived during the Obama-era defence cuts,” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, February 17, 2019 3:04:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “Doing so would have detrimental consequences for our troops as military infrastructure was one of the accounts most deprived during the Obama-era defense cuts,” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Sunday, February 17, 2019 3:02:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "Doing so would have detrimental consequences for our troops as military infrastructure was one of the accounts most deprived during the Obama-era defense cuts," External link

beaumontenterprise Sunday, February 17, 2019 2:35:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "Doing so would have detrimental consequences for our troops as military infrastructure was one of the accounts most deprived during the Obama-era defense cuts," External link

startribune Sunday, February 17, 2019 2:23:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "Doing so would have detrimental consequences for our troops as military infrastructure was one of the accounts most deprived during the Obama-era defense cuts," "And it would undercut one of the most significant accomplishments of the last two years - beginning to repair and rebuild our military" External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, February 16, 2019 5:54:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "Doing so would have detrimental consequences for our troops as military infrastructure was one of the accounts most deprived during the Obama-era defense cuts," External link

politico Friday, February 15, 2019 11:52:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said ( about President Trump ) : "What the [Trump] administration has done is in line with, consistent with, the sorts of things that we have asked the military to do for a long, long time," External link

bakersfieldnow Saturday, February 2, 2019 1:14:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "We have to be more flexible to respond to changing circumstances. I think that is what the president is trying to do," External link

globalsecurity Wednesday, January 30, 2019 8:00:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "We have to be more flexible to respond to changing circumstances. I think that is what the president is trying to do," External link

chosun Wednesday, January 30, 2019 2:30:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "We have to be more flexible to respond to changing circumstances. I think that is what the president is trying to do," External link

voanews Wednesday, January 30, 2019 1:17:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry told : “What I believe all the previous estimates have been is that at no point does it take more than 7 percent of the defense budget and from my standpoint, it’s upon which most of our defense efforts are based,” External link

washtimes Friday, January 25, 2019 10:31:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry told : “What I believe all the previous estimates have been is that at no point does it take more than 7 percent of the defense budget and from my standpoint, it’s upon which most of our defense efforts are based,” External link

washtimes Friday, January 25, 2019 9:00:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “We have real needs and we did not tell them to use Iron Dome,” “We just said, 'Looks like it’s working pretty well to us, you all go investigate this as a part of meeting the Army’s needs.' And so I think that’s a reasonable, useful way to approach this” External link

al-monitor Friday, January 25, 2019 8:10:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “Tax reform made the death tax less burdensome, but it should be totally eliminated. Death should never be a taxable event. All Americans should be able to work hard, build, and save knowing that they can pass on what they have earned to their children and grandchildren,” “Americans are required to pay taxes on their savings and incomes while they are alive. They should not have to do so again at death, nor should their children and grandchildren have to bear these taxes” External link

newschannel6now Friday, January 11, 2019 2:21:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "My sense is that the president has a lot of discretion in this area," External link

wn Friday, January 11, 2019 1:57:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "My sense is that the president has a lot of discretion in this area," External link

news-yahoo Friday, January 11, 2019 12:58:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "My sense is that the president has a lot of discretion in this area," External link

usaToday Thursday, January 10, 2019 10:31:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “In short, I am opposed to using defense dollars for non-defense purposes,” “Seems to me we ought to fund border security needs on their own and not be taking it from other accounts” External link

washtimes Wednesday, January 9, 2019 10:04:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "In short, I'm opposed to using defense dollars for nondefense purposes," External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, January 9, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "In short, I'm opposed to using defense dollars for nondefense purposes," External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, January 9, 2019 4:25:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "In short, I'm opposed to using defense dollars for nondefense purposes," External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, January 9, 2019 1:56:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "It [the wall] should be funded with money designated for that purpose, not with money already allocated for the men and women of America's military," External link

abc-au Wednesday, January 9, 2019 6:12:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “In short, I’m opposed to using defense dollars for nondefense purposes,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, January 9, 2019 5:50:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry told : "We need border security. And that includes physical barriers, it includes people, and it includes technology. And that should be fully funded on its own," External link

CBSnews Wednesday, January 9, 2019 5:48:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “In short, I’m opposed to using defense dollars for nondefense purposes,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, January 9, 2019 5:07:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “it is not a responsibility of the Department of Defense,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, January 9, 2019 5:07:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “I’m opposed to using defense dollars for nondefense purposes,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, January 9, 2019 5:02:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “In short, I’m opposed to using defense dollars for nondefense purposes,” External link

bangordailynews Wednesday, January 9, 2019 4:53:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “it is not a responsibility of the Department of Defense,” External link

bangordailynews Wednesday, January 9, 2019 4:53:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “it seems to me they ought to fund their border security needs on their own and not be taking it from other accounts,” External link

ohio Wednesday, January 9, 2019 3:58:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “I am opposed to using defense dollars for anything else,” External link

ohio Wednesday, January 9, 2019 3:58:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “In short, I’m opposed to using defense dollars for nondefense purposes,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, January 8, 2019 11:05:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “it is not a responsibility of the Department of Defense,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, January 8, 2019 11:05:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “Considerable progress has been made in the last two years against terrorist organizations in a variety of places around the world,” “Reducing the American presence in Afghanistan and removing our presence in Syria will reverse that progress, encourage our adversaries, and make America less safe” External link

BakhtarNewsAgency-en Monday, December 24, 2018 12:40:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “Considerable progress has been made in the last two years against terrorist organizations in a variety of places around the world,” “Reducing the American presence in Afghanistan and removing our presence in Syria will reverse that progress, encourage our adversaries, and make America less safe” External link

washtimes Monday, December 24, 2018 5:19:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "Among my concerns are that such a move would complicate the remaining troops ability to protect themselves, cause coalition partners to reduce their presence as well and set back progress in helping the Afghan security forces be able to provide for their country's security," External link

business-standard Friday, December 21, 2018 9:17:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "Considerable progress has been made in the last two years against terrorist organisations in a variety of places around the world. Reducing the American presence in Afghanistan and removing our presence in Syria will reverse that progress, encourage our adversaries, and make less safe," External link

business-standard Friday, December 21, 2018 9:17:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "It is a bad idea to take money away for urgent needs from the Department of Defense to use for any other purpose," External link

CBSnews Friday, December 21, 2018 2:16:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry acknowledged : "the wall alone will not solve this problem" External link

CBSnews Friday, December 21, 2018 2:16:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "I think the president is frustrated with the lack of progress over the years, and a lot of that of course was before his time," External link

CBSnews Friday, December 21, 2018 2:16:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “Anyone who believes that China is only concerned about the Indo-Pacific region is ignoring the clear evidence in Africa and elsewhere,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, December 14, 2018 7:17:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "Securing those appropriations must be Congress' top priority before the year ends," External link

chosun Thursday, November 16, 2017 3:21:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “Securing those appropriations must be Congress’ top priority before the year ends,” External link

scmp Wednesday, November 15, 2017 5:46:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry wrote : "The reason I am voting against this bill is that it forces our military to operate under a stopgap continuing resolution — once again," External link

azcentral Wednesday, November 8, 2017 8:52:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “The Navy is committed to addressing these issues, but they cannot fix them on their own. Congress has a role to play as well,” “I am ready to support the Navy’s request for any additional training, manpower, or equipment they need to prevent these tragedies in the future” External link

reuters Friday, November 3, 2017 2:32:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said ( about McCain ) : “There is a widespread consensus that we need to do better for our military,” “Just like Sen. McCain said, I am optimistic that we can deliver better in a pretty short amount of time given the similarities between the House and Senate bills” External link

defensenews Thursday, October 26, 2017 3:33:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "If you add it all up, we have lost roughly the same number of people in training accidents this year as got shot in Las Vegas this week," External link

washingtonexaminer Thursday, October 5, 2017 5:51:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "Just this week we've lost another training airplane, and if you go back and look at the accidents … not all those accidents have got that much attention," External link

washingtonexaminer Thursday, October 5, 2017 5:51:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "Part of the underlying cause of the training and maintenance problems that plague our military is Washington's dysfunctional budget process," External link

washingtonexaminer Friday, September 15, 2017 9:45:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry wrote : "The reason I am voting against this bill is that it forces our military to operate under a stopgap continuing resolution — once again," External link

azcentral Friday, September 8, 2017 10:23:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry told : “I’m concerned Kim Jong un wants to finish what his grandfather started,” External link

dailycaller Thursday, September 7, 2017 5:05:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : “Plan B is if you’re going to have this dreaded thing, how can you make it less bad,” “Look at the events of the world, putting more money into missile defense. We need more money in interceptors; we need more money in research. There is no question in my mind we have to have more money in readiness, including maintenance and training” External link

defensenews Wednesday, September 6, 2017 6:28:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry blamed : “that most of us thought would not, could not happen,” External link

defensenews Wednesday, September 6, 2017 6:28:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said : "We are going to come to the end of September without an ability to have a full-year appropriation bill, which is exactly what we need for ourselves and what we need to show the rest of the world that we are competent and able to stand up and defend ourselves," External link

washingtonexaminer Wednesday, September 6, 2017 6:00:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry said ( about James Mattis ) : “I am pleased to see that as we prepare to execute a new strategy in Afghanistan, President Trump and Secretary Mattis have chosen to put the facts on the table,” External link

politico Thursday, August 31, 2017 12:35:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry said ( about Barack Obama ) : "The Obama Administration did not shoot straight on how many people they sent to Afghanistan, which added cost to the mission and made it harder to succeed," External link

reuters Wednesday, August 30, 2017 11:48:00 PM EAT

Mac Thornberry dit : "doit expliquer pourquoi il cherche à lier ses propres mains en limitant des pouvoirs qu'il a déjà clamés" External link

LePoint Thursday, February 12, 2015 9:18:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry dit : "doit expliquer pourquoi il cherche à lier ses propres mains en limitant des pouvoirs qu'il a déjà clamés" External link

corsematin Thursday, February 12, 2015 3:29:00 AM EAT

Mac Thornberry dit : "doit expliquer pourquoi il cherche à lier ses propres mains en limitant des pouvoirs qu'il a déjà clamés" External link

varmatin Thursday, February 12, 2015 2:39:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
chairman22.48%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
armed services committee chairman15.69%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
services committee chairman13.46%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
representative17.39%EN10/14/201714/10/2017
republican1.96%EN09/09/201709/09/2017
armed services chairman4.97%EN09/07/201707/09/2017
chairman of the house5.10%EN07/29/201729/07/2017
committee chairman0.13%EN07/17/201717/07/2017
congressman6.14%EN07/16/201716/07/2017
representatives armed services committee chairman1.05%EN06/27/201727/06/2017
house chairman0.13%EN03/09/201709/03/2017
chef0.13%FR01/27/201727/01/2017
republican chairman of the committee0.26%EN01/13/201713/01/2017
republican chairman of the house3.92%EN12/20/201620/12/2016
député0.26%FR09/25/201625/09/2016
républicain1.96%FR07/02/201602/07/2016
lawmaker0.52%EN06/25/201625/06/2016
republican committee chairman0.39%EN06/22/201622/06/2016
marine aviation0.13%EN06/07/201607/06/2016
président3.92%FR02/12/201512/02/2015
Names Lang Count
Mac ThornberryEN90.48%
Mac ThornberryFR6.78%
Mac ThornberryPT2.74%
Mac ThornberryCS0.00%


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