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  1. 'Serious' US training for eventual North Korea conflict: congressmanRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | DefenceTalk News

    ... lawmaker said Tuesday, though he said he hoped such preparations would never be put to use. Congressman Mac Thornberry, who chairs the powerful House Armed Services Committee that provides civilian oversight to the Pentagon, said the administration ...

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  2. Rep. Thornberry Pushing Mattis to Share Military Readiness DetailsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | News Max

    The GOP chairman of the House Armed Services Committee is in a "back-and-forth" with Defense Secretary James Mattis over how much should be made public about problems the military faces, Military.com reported. Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, referenced a March 2 Pentagon memo that instructed military commands to lay off detailed descriptions of military needs, the outlet noted.

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  3. Why We May Be Headed Toward a Government ShutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Weekly Standard

    ... leaders cannot reach a deal on the spending caps. According to Roll Call , House Armed Services Chairman Mac Thornberry told reporters on Tuesday he may be open to supporting a CR he might not actually agree with, "but I am increasingly disturbed ...

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  4. 'Serious' plan for North Korea warRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Mercury

    ... exercises between the US and South Korea on the Korean Peninsula. House Armed Services Committee chairman Mac Thornberry told reporters on Tuesday that training efforts for a conflict with North Korea were "very serious". The US is readying its ...

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  5. 'Serious' US training for eventual North Korea conflict: CongressmanRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | UAport

    ... er said on Tuesday (Jan 16), though he said he hoped such preparations would never be put to use. Congressman Mac Thornberry, who chairs the powerful House Armed Services Committee that provides civilian oversight to the Pentagon, said the

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  6. US is - seriously' training for possible North Korean conflictRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    The US military is conducting "very serious" training for a possible conflict with North Korea, a top Republican lawmaker confirmed on Tuesday, though he said he hoped such preparations would never be put to use. Congressman Mac Thornberry, who chairs the powerful House Armed Services Committee that provides civilian oversight to the Pentagon, said the administration of President Donald Trump is closely studying its options - including armed conflict.

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  7. GOP Leaders Under the Gun to Avert Partial ShutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Roll Call

    ... assurances of large full-year budget increases. Speaking to reporters Tuesday, House Armed Services Chairman Mac Thornberry , R-Texas, was noncommittal about his support for yet another CR. "Personally I'd do just about anything to fix this problem, ...

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  8. Mac Thornberry says a budget deal is 'very possible' - if Democrats want itRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    Democrats may not actually be interested in solving a fight over immigration reform that stands in the way of passing a defense budget and averting a government shutdown this week, said Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, the House Armed Services Committee chairman. Thornberry blamed Democrats for playing political games with concerns over military funding and children of illegal immigrants who are losing protections under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy.

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  9. Mac Thornberry says real Hawaii missile strike 'not far-fetched'Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, said Tuesday that a real North Korea missile launch toward Hawaii is 'not far-fetched' and the U.S. must be serious about the possibility following a false and harrowing alert on the island over the weekend. Meanwhile, the House Armed Services Committee chairman said the military is making plans for a potential war with the regime as it barrels ahead with a nuclear missile program despite international sanctions and condemnation.

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  10. Defense industry poised for boost by 'Trump tailwind'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Washington Examiner

    ... while other budget money such as the procurement of big-ticket weapons systems has longer deadlines. Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, the Armed Services chairman, is looking into giving the Pentagon more flexibility to spend the O&M money after Sept. ...

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  11. Pentagon Denies Gag Order, Says 'Services Are Allowed to Talk About Readiness'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | Government Executive

    ... not just a chart that is three different colors, but explaining what we're really talking about," said Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas. "I'm not sure we've done well enough with that with members of the Armed Services Committee. Much less our ...

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  12. Pentagon's overdue financial audit will cost $367 million, could...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | Stars and Stripes

    ... the audit, as in the case for Homeland Security, which took ten years to get the first, clean result. Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, who is chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, agreed the first audit will present a difficult challenge, but ...

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  13. Audit work and fixes could cost Pentagon nearly $1 billion this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | Washington Examiner

    ... the Department of Defense will have 1,200 auditors working on its first financial statement audit. Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, the House Armed Services Committee chairman, said it is "likely that the result of the first audit will not be pretty." ...

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  14. Stubborn partisan clashes face lawmakers as Congress returnsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 3 | The Daily Advance

    ... Mattis has said the Pentagon needs a full-year budget this month. House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, concurred Tuesday in an interview, saying he was "trying to think of a word that adequately describes how vital" that ...

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  15. Stubborn partisan clashes face lawmakers as Congress returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 3 | Powhatan Today

    ... Mattis has said the Pentagon needs a full-year budget this month. House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, concurred Tuesday in an interview, saying he was "trying to think of a word that adequately describes how vital" that ...

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  16. Trump and Congress Spoil for Fights With Shutdown Again at StakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 2 | Bloomberg

    ... r to increase Pentagon spending. "Every day that passes there is more damage," the committee's chairman, Mac Thornberry of

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  17. Defense cuts looming unless Congress takes action next monthRead the original story

    Friday Dec 22 | Fox News

    ... want to cut other parts of the budget, you've got Democrats that want to increase other parts of the budget," Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, told Fox News in a recent interview. "So everyone's trying to use defense budget as leverage for these other ...

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  18. Government shutdown averted as funding deadline moved to January 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 22 | WGN-TV Chicago

    ... signs of progress toward a resolution began to emerge throughout the day. House Armed Services Chairman Mac Thornberry, a Texas Republican who demanded for weeks that the Pentagon needed a full year spending bill with added resources, told reporters ...

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  19. The 2018 NDAA in detail - What contractors need to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 21 | JD Supra

    ... community. The goal of the provision, originally introduced by House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX 13th), is to streamline and simplify the DoD's acquisition of many COTS items, while creating cost-savings and promoting ...

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  20. Defense Contractor Valuations Are PriceyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 21 | Seeking Alpha

    We've been bulls on defense stocks for almost a decade* now, in particular on Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman and to a lesser extent Raytheon and General Dynamics . Almost all major defense contractors have outperformed the market since the great recession in 2008.

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