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Congressman Mac Thornberry's Statement for the Record on Impeachment
December 19, 2019
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, that President Clinton had lied under oath in a judicial proceeding, a felony crime for which othe... More
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Congressman Thornberry votes in favor of USMCA
December 19, 2019
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 Canada of dairy products, peanuts, peanut butter, cotton, and sugar, and Canadian imports from the Unit... More
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House passes government funding
December 18, 2019
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-Clarendon). “There is a lot included here that should not be, the main thing is to fully fund the men an... More
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House passes the Conference Report for the FY20 NDAA
December 11, 2019
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 that were far apart. But, for the 59thconsecutive year, we were able to come to an agreement for our... More
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Thornberry votes in support of bill to combat incessant robocalls
December 4, 2019
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 into law. “Almost everyone I talk to is affected by incessant robocalls, and they seem to be getting w... More
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