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  • Thornberry on the passing of former President George H.W. Bush
    Posted in Press Releases on December 1, 2018 | Preview rr

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:Jordan Hunter December 1, 2018 (202) 225-3706 Thornberry on the passing of former President George H.W. Bush WASHINGTON- U.S. Congressman Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) released the following statement on the passing of Former President George H.W. Bush: “Former President George H.W. Bush served our country as a Naval aviator in World War II, Congressman, Ambassador to China, UN Ambassador, CIA Director, Vice President, and as the President of the United States. He t... Read more

  • Mac Thornberry to be Ranking Member
    Posted in Press Releases on November 30, 2018 | Preview rr

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:Jordan Hunter November 30, 2018 (202) 225-3706 Mac Thornberry to be Ranking Member WASHINGTON-This morning,U.S. Representative Mac Thornberry (R - Clarendon) was chosen as the top Republican on the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) for the 116th Congress. The recommendation of the House Republican Steering Committee was ratified by aunanimous vote of all House Republicans. Thornberry has served as Chairman of the Committee for the last four years, but with Demo... Read more

  • Tax Reform 2.0
    Posted in Press Releases on October 2, 2018 | Preview rr

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:Jordan Hunter October 2, 2018 (202) 225-3706 Tax Reform 2.0 WASHINGTON- The U.S. House of Representatives passed three bills last week as a part of “Tax Reform 2.0:” H.R. 6760 – “Protecting Family and Small Business Tax Cuts Act of 2018,” “H.R. 6757 – “Family Savings Act of 2018,” and H.R. 6756 – “American Innovation Act of 2018.” These three bills build upon the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” that was signed into law in December. “These three bills continue to take steps... Read more

  • Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2019
    Posted in Press Releases on September 26, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security, Health Care Reform

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jordan Hunter September 26, 2018 (202) 225-3706 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2019 WASHINGTON- U.S. Congressman Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) voted today in support of the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2019,” which passed the House by a vote of 361-61. The bill also included Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education appropriations. “Today we voted to give our men and women in uniform the resources they need to defend our country and to... Read more

  • J. Marvin Jones Federal Building and Mary Lou Robinson United States Courthouse
    Posted in Press Releases on September 19, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON- U.S. Representative Mac Thornberry (R - Clarendon) released the following statement after the legislation sponsored by him, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), and U.S. Senator Ted Cruz’ (R-TX) H.R. 5772 to rename the federal building and courthouse in Amarillo the “J. Marvin Jones Federal Building and Mary Lou Robinson United States Courthouse” was signed by the President on September 18, 2018: “JudgeRobinsonis a legal pioneer who is universally respected and admired. She has always s... Read more

  • Thornberry votes in favor of H.R. 5895
    Posted in Press Releases on September 13, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:Jordan Hunter September 13, 2018 (202) 225-3706 Thornberry votes in favor of H.R. 5895 Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2019 WASHINGTON- U.S. Congressman Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) voted today in support of H.R. 5895, the “Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2019,” which includes three of the twelve appropriations bills for ... Read more

  • Thornberry on the passing of Senator John McCain
    Posted in Press Releases on August 26, 2018 | Preview rr

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:Jordan Hunter August 26, 2018 (202) 225-3706 Thornberry on the passing of Senator John McCain WASHINGTON- U.S. Congressman Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) released the following statement on the passing of Senator John McCain: "One of the great honors of my life has been the opportunity to work alongside Chairman McCain on behalf of our military families and American national security. In a variety of roles, he was a hero and a patriot throughout his life. His example... Read more

  • President Trump signs National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019
    Posted in Press Releases on August 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:Jordan Hunter August 13, 2018 (202) 225-3706 President Trump signs National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 WASHINGTON-President Donald Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (NDAA) into law today. This is the fourth NDAA signed into law under U.S. Congressman Mac Thornberry’s (R-Clarendon) chairmanship of the House Armed Services Committee and the 58th year that a NDAA has been signed into law. “We have begun to rev... Read more

  • FY19 National Defense Authorization Act passes the House
    Posted in Press Releases on July 26, 2018 | Preview rr

    FY19 National Defense Authorization Act passes the House The final House passage before it gets to the President's desk WASHINGTON-The U.S. House of Representatives passed the conference report of the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) by a vote of 359 to 54. The conference report will now be approved by the Senate and sent to the President for signature. This is the fourth NDAA under U.S. Congressman Mac Thornberry's (R-Clarendon) chairmanship of the House Armed Service... Read more

  • House passes three bills to boost our healthcare system
    Posted in Press Releases on July 25, 2018 | Preview rr

    House passes three bills to boost our healthcare system WASHINGTON-U.S. Congressman Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) voted this week in support of three bills that would boost Health Savings Accounts (HSA), allow catastrophic health insurance coverage on the exchanges, and delay and repeal Obamacare taxes that increase the cost of coverage. 1)H.R. 184, the "Protect Medical Innovation Act of 2018," would permanently repeal the 2.3 percent excise tax on the sale of a medical device, such aspacemakers... Read more