Tag: Defense

President Signs Defense Authorization Bill Barring Terrorists from U.S. Soil

December 19, 2014

House Republicans will continue to do all we can to protect our national security and support our men and women in uniform, and look forward to working with the president to do the same. Read More

Obama Administration Releases More Terrorists as Other Former Detainees Suspected of Joining ISIL

December 08, 2014

Last week, the House passed the annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which again included language prohibiting the Obama administration from transferring terrorists held at the prison in Guantanamo Bay to American soil. The Associated Press reported: Read More

What Is President Obama’s Plan to Reverse the Terrorists’ Momentum?

October 27, 2014

Everyone wants the president’s strategy to succeed, but as The Washington Post editorialized over the weekend under the headline “Mr. Obama’s half-hearted fight against the Islamic State,” concerns are mounting over his lack of leadership and resolve. Read More

Is the White House Conceding Kobani & Other Key Territory to ISIL?

October 15, 2014

We don’t have to cede key territory to the terrorists in the hope that someday down the road, we can win it all back. Read More

Obama’s Obsession with Closing Gitmo is Wildly Unpopular

October 14, 2014

Fact: a majority of Americans have consistently opposed closing our terrorist prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba: Read More

Speaker Boehner Statement on President Obama’s Efforts to Import Gitmo Terrorists to the United States

October 10, 2014

President Obama's plan to import #Gitmo terrorists to the U.S. is another example of admin’s legacy of lawlessness http://t.co/MqkOJB1gg3 Read More

Desperate for a Foreign Policy Accomplishment, Obama Offers Iran More Flexibility

October 03, 2014

Recent news reports indicate that the United States has unofficially entered into an informal partnership of sorts with Iran – a country that just last month forced a military-chartered plane carrying roughly 100 Americans to land within its borders and one that is still on the State Department’s list of official State Sponsors of Terrorism. Read More

Secretary Panetta: The White House Was Wrong on Iraq

October 02, 2014

Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta discusses how the White House put a higher priority on getting out of Iraq than preserving the hard-won gains of American troops. Read More

Obama in 2006: ‘Increasing America’s Debt Weakens Us Domestically & Internationally’

October 02, 2014

With very little notice, the U.S. passed a major milestone in June. For the first time in history, foreign entities owned more than $6 trillion of America’s $17.7 trillion national debt. Read More

Boehner Statement on Bilateral Security Agreement with Afghanistan

September 30, 2014

"Friends and foes alike are watching to see whether America has the resolve to see this through. We must ensure that Afghanistan can never again be used a safe haven for terrorists to attack the United States." Read More