Mac Thornberry Press (@MacTXPress)

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Tweets from the press shop of US Rep. Mac Thornberry. Mac serves the 13th District of TX, which spans from Amarillo to Wichita Falls & is larger than 13 states.

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2011-09-21 18:42:06

I am very grateful to serve on the House Armed Services Committee, and I know that it has only been possible because the people of the 13th Congressional District of Texas elected me to be their voice in Washington.

Chairman @RepAdamSmith on the Committee's adoption of his amendment to the #FY21NDAA to name H.R. 6395 after retiring Ranking Member @MacTXPress

Chairman  @Rep. Adam Smith on the Committee's adoption of his amendment to the  #FY21NDAA to name H.R. 6395 after retiring Ranking Member  @Mac Thornberry Press

Thank you to all the reporters who have stuck with us through long markups year after year. We are in the home stretch, and the RipIts are available in the hearing room!

Still going strong at @HASCRepublicans markup of the National Defense Authorization Act.

Keeping America’s competitive advantage is critically important to safeguard our national security interests this #NDAA, including the lives and mission of our servicemembers. #FY21NDAA

Still going strong at  @Armed Services markup of the National Defense Authorization Act. Keeping America’s competitive advantage is critically important to safeguard our national security interests this  #NDAA, including the lives and mission of our servicemembers.  #FY21NDAA

Indo Pacific Security: HASC clears  @Mac Thornberry Press amendment to add important elements requested by INDOPACOM to boost our posture in the IndoPacific. More on the Thornberry plan: https://republicans-armedservices.house.gov/news/press-releases/thornberry-unveils-indo-pacific-dete...

The House Armed Services Committee is marking up the National Defense Authorization Act today. The committee adopted my first amendment of the day with bipartisan support, which will help service members & their families reach their fitness goals. #HASC #FY21NDAA

The House Armed Services Committee is marking up the National Defense Authorization Act today. The committee adopted my first amendment of the day with bipartisan support, which will help service members & their families reach their fitness goals.  #HASC  #FY21NDAA

BREAKING: HASC approves major part of ranking member  @Mac Thornberry Press reform agenda: a comprehensive life cycle sustainment plan [Thornberry 250 in RDY EB1 for those following along at home].

Pleased to announce that my amendment to the  #FY21NDAA just passed unanimously. The amendment supports the  @U.S. Air Force's Ground Based Strategic Deterrence ICBMS & will be used to safeguard the homeland. I'm thankful for the support of my colleagues on both sides of the aisle.

The  #Seapower Subcommittee's section of the  #FY21NDAA was just adopted. As Chairman, proud to say our section includes one of the most important parts of this year's  #NDAA: the full restoration of the  #Navy's #1 unfunded priority, a second VA-class submarine.

 @Rep. Adam Smith@Mac Thornberry Press cautions that virtual committee hearings should not become the norm post-Covid because heartfelt debate happens in person. "There’s always going to be a good reason not to be here … (but) be on guard about this process and how special it is."

I'm joining  @Armed Services &  @House Armed Services now to mark up  #FY21NDAA to support our troops and ensure our national security. You can follow along live here: https://youtu.be/VbwU7NXt0ng

We’re about to begin our first hybrid  #NDAA markup, an incredibly important process which guides investments to support our service members and ensure our national security. Excited to get to work! Tune in to  #FY21NDAA: https://armedservices.house.gov/2020/7/markup-of

The Markup of NDAA for FY21 is underway. Follow along here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VbwU7NXt0ng&feature=emb_title

Heading into the #FY21NDAA markup. 

Usually one of the longest committee days of the year, with members staying at the Capitol all night long. This year we’ll be splitting the markup over 2 days due to COVID. 

Looking forward to a bill that makes our country & troops proud! 🇺🇸

Heading into the  #FY21NDAA markup. Usually one of the longest committee days of the year, with members staying at the Capitol all night long. This year we’ll be splitting the markup over 2 days due to COVID. Looking forward to a bill that makes our country & troops proud! 🇺🇸

America's testing capacity is up. Positive rates are down. But we haven't yet won this fight. Live at 10:30am ET→  @House Republicans news conference, where I'll talk next steps to beat the virus with  @Steve Scalise,  @Rep. Liz Cheney,  @Mac Thornberry Press, and  @US Rep Rodney Davis. https://www.republicanleader.gov/live/

Every single year since 1961, Congress and Presidents of both parties have worked together to enact a National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that provides authorization for everything related to the military. The

Today,  @Mac Thornberry Press and  @Trent Kelly praised the Military Personnel section of the NDAA for including their Family Readiness proposals: https://republicans-armedservices.house.gov/news/press-releases/thornberry-and-kelly-applaud-militar...

Congratulations to General Charles Q. Brown, Jr., a distinguished Texas Tech graduate, who was confirmed by the Senate yesterday as the new Chief of Staff of the Air Force by a vote of 98 to 0.

HASC Ranking Member  @Mac Thornberry Press and 21 other HASC Republicans oppose pulling troops out of Germany: https://republicans-armedservices.house.gov/news/press-releases/22-hasc-republicans-object-reducing-...

The death of George Floyd in Minneapolis was a crime and should not have happened. I am grateful to all of those who ensured that the demonstrations in our area have remained peaceful.

Listen to my floor speech in honor of the former Texas member, the Honorable Sam Johnson. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jOrpqCazgfQ&feature=youtu.be

Sam Johnson was a true American hero, and it was a privilege for me to serve with him in Congress for more than 20 years. https://thornberry.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=401470

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