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Congressman Thornberry's Statement on Partisan COVID-19 Legislation

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jessica Graff Date Published May 15, 2020 (202) 225-3706 Congressman Thornberry's Statement on Partisan COVID-19 Legislation WASHINGTON - Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) released the following statement after the House of Representatives voted on partisan COVID-19 relief legislation and on a change in House Rules to allow proxy voting: "Fortunately for the country, the... Read More »

Congressman Thornberry's Statement on the CDC Being Sent to the Panhandle

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:Jessica Graff Date Published May 4, 2020 (202) 225-3706 Congressman Thornberry's Statement on the CDC Being Sent to the Panhandle WASHINGTON - Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) released the following statement regarding additional federal resources being sent to the Texas Panhandle to combat COVID-19: "I am very grateful to Vice President Pence and the Administration’s Co... Read More »

Congressman Thornberry Votes in Favor of Critical COVID-19 Relief Funds

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:Jessica Graff Date Published April 23, 2020 (202) 225-3706 Congressman Thornberry Votes in Favor of Critical COVID-19 Relief Funds WASHINGTON- Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 266, the “Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act.” “After this bill was unnecessarily delayed by... Read More »

Congressman Mac Thornberry Supports Third Coronavirus (COVID-19) Relief Package

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:Jessica Graff March 27th, 2020 (202) 225-3706 Congressman Mac Thornberry Supports Third Coronavirus (COVID-19) Relief Package WASHINGTON- Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 748, the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.” “In many ways, this bill is too big, too expensive,... Read More »

Congressman Thornberry's Statement on Delayed Coronavirus (COVID-19) Relief

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:Jessica Graff March 23, 2020 (202) 225-3706 Congressman Thornberry's Statement on Delayed Coronavirus (COVID-19) Relief WASHINGTON-Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) released the following statement on the status of negotiations for the third Coronavirus (COVID-19) economic relief package. "It is unbelievable what Speaker Pelosi is demanding be included in the economic rec... Read More »

Congressman Thornberry's Statement on the Second Coronavirus (COVID-19) Relief Package

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:Jessica Graff March 19th, 2020 (202) 225-3706 Congressman Thornberry's Statement on the Second Coronavirus (COVID-19) Relief Package WASHINGTON- Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) released the following statement after President Trump signed into law H.R. 6201, the Families First Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response Act. "I appreciate the President acting quickly to sign this b... Read More »

Congressman Thornberry’s Statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:Jessica Graff March 13th, 2020 (202) 225-3706 Congressman Thornberry’s Statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19) WASHINGTON- Congressman Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) released the following guidance regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. It is fair to say the United States, like much of the world, is playing catch-up on the new coronavirus, COVID-19. Several importa... Read More »

Congressman Thornberry votes in favor of Coronavirus (COVID-19) supplemental spending package

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:Kamal Patel 3/04/2020 (202) 225-3706 Congressman Thornberry votes in favor of Coronavirus (COVID-19) supplemental spending package WASHINGTON- Congressman Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) voted today for the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act. As of March 4, 2020,the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported 80 cases of ... Read More »

Congressman Thornberry’s Statement on the President’s Acquittal

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:Jessica Graff February 5th, 2020 (202) 225-3706 Congressman Thornberry’s Statement on the President’s Acquittal WASHINGTON- Congressman Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) released this statement after the Senate voted 48-52 on article I and 47-53 on article IIto acquit the Presidenton both counts of impeachment: “In voting against the articles of impeachment in December, I... Read More »

Congressman Mac Thornberry's Statement for the Record on Impeachment

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Statement of Rep. Mac Thornberry (Texas – 13th) H. Res. 755 Madam Speaker, In 1998, I voted for three of the four counts of impeachment brought against President Clinton. Those votes were some of the most difficult I have cast during my 25 years in Congress. Impeachment is an extreme remedy, which, in effect, alters a decision made by the American people through an election. It was clear, however... Read More »

Congressman Thornberry votes in favor of USMCA

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:Jordan Hunter December 12, 2019 (202) 225-3706 Congressman Thornberry votes in favor of USMCA WASHINGTON– Congressman Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) voted today for the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Under the current trade agreement, NAFTA, all agricultural tariffs were phased out to zero except for certain products, which include U.S. imports from Can... Read More »

House passes government funding

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:Jordan Hunter December 17, 2019 (202) 225-3706 House passes government funding WASHINGTON– Today, the House passed appropriations bills to fully fund the government for the rest of the fiscal year. “We should have done this in September, but to minimize further damage to our military, I supported and voted for these bills now,” said Congressman Mac Thornberry (R-Clar... Read More »

House passes the Conference Report for the FY20 NDAA

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House passes the Conference Report for the FY20 NDAA WASHINGTON– Today, the House passed the Conference Report for the Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (FY20 NDAA) by a vote of 377-48.The FY20 NDAA authorizes $738 billion in defense funding and an additional $5.3 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery. “This was a challenging year, starting with two different bills ... Read More »

Thornberry votes in support of bill to combat incessant robocalls

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:Jordan Hunter December 4, 2019 (202) 225-3706 Thornberry votes in support of bill to combat incessant robocalls WASHINGTON– Today, Congress gave final approval to a bill to reduce robocalls. Congressman Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) voted in favor of S. 151, the “Palone-Thune TRACED Act,” which will go to the President’s desk for signature.He is expected to sign it in... Read More »

Thornberry on damage of Continuing Resolutions

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WASHINGTON - Congressman Mac Thornberry issued the following statement today regarding his vote against another Continuing Resolution (CR): “Once again, our servicemembers are being held hostage by political games. Every CR is wasteful and damages the ability of our military to carry out their vital missions. The compromise signed into law in July determined how much would be spent on defense this... Read More »