• Thornberry’s Exit Latest GOP Retirement on House Armed Services Committee

    Thornberry’s Exit Latest GOP Retirement on House Armed Services Committee0

    As Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) became the sixth House Armed Services Committee (HASC) Republican to announce retirement at the end of this Congress, it has created openings for younger members but also leaves a significant gap in experience on the panel, according to a Roll Call report. Thornberry, who served two Armed Services chairman terms

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  • HASC Denies Pentagon Request to Reprogram $15M for New Space Development Agency

    HASC Denies Pentagon Request to Reprogram $15M for New Space Development Agency0

    The Pentagon has been denied a reprogramming request to allocate $15 million to the Space Development Agency (SDA) in fiscal 2019 by the chairman and ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, Space News reports. Chairman Adam Smith (D-Wash.) and Ranking Member Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) wrote current Pentagon Comptroller David Norquist on July 3

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  • House Armed Services Shifts Subcommittee Leaders

    House Armed Services Shifts Subcommittee Leaders0

    The House Armed Services Committee holds an organizational meeting Thursday morning. Chairman Adam Smith (D-Wash.) and Ranking Member Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) formally announced subcommittee leadership assignments Wednesday. Rep. John Garamendi (D-Calif.) will now chair the readiness subcommittee, with Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-Colo.) serving as the top Republican. Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) will remain the top

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