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John McCain: Chuck Hagel Was 'Very Very Frustrated' With Obama

Sen. John McCain says: “I thank Chuck Hagel for his service, and I know that he was very, very frustrated.” McCain, expected to become chair of the Senate Armed Services Committee in January, was reacting to news that President Obama is forcing Secretary of Defense Hagel to resign. Show More Summary

Congressional Hearing on “Religious Accommodations” in the Military Gets Contentious

Yesterday, the U.S. House Armed Services Committee held a hearing on "Religious Accommodations in the Armed Services" -- and Mikey Weinstein of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation was one of the non-right-wing representatives on the panel.You can now watch the hearing online. Weinstein begins speaking at the 25:18 mark, and his prepared remarks are here:

GOP lawmaker: If rabbis won’t pray to Jesus, ‘we’re headed toward the end of the world’

5 days agoNews : The Raw Story

At an Armed Services Committee meeting on “Religious Accommodations in the Armed Services,” Representative Walter Jones (R-NC) told a former Jewish Navy chaplain that his objection to having Christian prayers said in unofficial functions — such as before and after battles —...

Acquisition Reform Advocate

Mac Thornberry [R-TX] was selected [Breaking Defense] by the Republican steering committee to chair the US House Armed Services Committee. He had been seen as the contender most likely to succeed retiring chairman Buck McKeon. Randy Forbes [R-VA] was also interested in the position. Thornberry volunteered to head an acquisition reform effort late last year. […]

Today, on Capitol Hill, There Will Be a Hearing on “Religious Accommodations” in the Military

Tomorrow, the U.S. House Armed Services Committee will hold a hearing on "Religious Accommodations in the Armed Services" -- and Mikey Weinstein of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation will be one of the non-right-wing representatives on the panel (sitting next to people from Family Research Council, Liberty Institute, and the Chaplain Alliance for Religious Liberty):

Top US General: We Are 'Certainly Considering' Using Ground Troops In Iraq

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has told the House Armed Services Committee today that he would be open to sending a small number of US ground troops into Iraq in order to help retake the country's second largest city, which ISIS currently holds. Show More Summary

John McCain and other lawmakers vow to save the A-10 ‘Warthog’ fighter

last weekNews : The Raw Story

An influential group of U.S. lawmakers, including John McCain, in line to become the head of the Senate’s powerful Armed Services Committee, on Thursday pledged to thwart the Pentagon’s plans to retire the U.S. fleet of A-10 “Warthog” aircraft. The Pentagon, facing mandatory...

Watch Live Stream On House ISIS Hearing

last weekNews : Mediaite

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey are testifying Thursday in front of the House Armed Services Committee regarding U.S. combat operations against the Islamic terrorist network ISIS.

McCain: Obama Is Not Taking the Advice of His Military Commanders on ISIS

NEW YORK -- Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) -- the powerful incoming chair of the Senate Armed Services Committee -- had harsh words for the Obama Administration on Monday over the president's strategy to fight ISIS and conclude a deal with Iran on its nuclear program. Speaking at the 92 St. Show More Summary

McCain: Obama Is Not Taking the Advice of His Military Commanders on ISIS

NEW YORK -- Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) -- the powerful incoming chair of the Senate Armed Services Committee -- had harsh words for the Obama Administration on Monday over the president's strategy to fight ISIS and conclude a deal with Iran on its nuclear program. Speaking at the 92 St. Show More Summary

McCain: Obama Is Not Taking the Advice of His Military Commanders on ISIS

NEW YORK -- Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) -- the powerful incoming chair of the Senate Armed Services Committee -- had harsh words for the Obama Administration on Monday over the president's strategy to fight ISIS and conclude a deal with Iran on its nuclear program. Speaking at the 92 St. Show More Summary

Taking Veterans' Concerns Seriously

On Monday, November, 10, 2014, I presented five local Metroplex veterans with the CVC award. Sitting on the House Armed Services Committee is a great responsibility and an opportunity to represent not only the thousands of veterans in...Show More Summary

Taking Veterans' Concerns Seriously

On Monday, November, 10, 2014, I presented five local Metroplex veterans with the CVC award. Sitting on the House Armed Services Committee is a great responsibility and an opportunity to represent not only the thousands of veterans in...Show More Summary

McCain could shake up US defense in powerful new Senate role

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Senator John McCain’s voice just got a whole lot louder. One of President Barack Obama’s noisiest detractors, McCain is expected to take the helm of the powerful Armed Services Committee in the new Republican-controlled U.S. Senate when the U.S. Congress convenes in January. The Arizona...

DealBook: Capitol Book Club, With a Bonus

A monthly political fund-raiser draws Republican members of the House Financial Services Committee and Wall Street lobbyists willing to read a book, and make a contribution, in exchange for access.

Capitol Book Club, With a Bonus

A monthly political fund-raiser draws Republican members of the House Financial Services Committee and Wall Street lobbyists willing to read a book, and make a contribution, in exchange for access.

Banking on Influence

Rep. Shelley Moore Capito wants West Virginians to know she’s a defender of community banks. From her seat on the House Financial Services Committee, Capito argues, she has protected small local financial institutions from the overreach of aggressive regulators.

Barney Frank Praises Tim Cook for Announcing He's Gay: VIDEO

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

In an appearance on CNBC this morning following the news that Apple CEO Tim Cook came out as gay, former Rep. Barney Frank (who also served as chair of the House Financial Services Committee) said he's "grateful" that Cook came...

John McCain Blasts Hagan's Armed Services Committee Briefing Absence

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) chastised Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC) for failing to attend an Armed Services Committee briefing about ISIS in order to attend a fundraiser Tuesday. “Here we are with Americans being beheaded, and Sen. Hagan doesn’t...Show More Summary

McCain: Jeanne Shaheen Isn't A "Serious member" Member of Armed Services Committee

Speaking after an event for Shaheen opponent, Republican Scott Brown, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said Democrat Jeanne Shaheen isn't “a serious member” of the Senate Armed Services Committee, adding, “I don’t see her at very many of the hearings. Show More Summary

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