National Security

McHenry: Congress Must Disapprove of This Deal

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Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10) released the following statement after this morning's announcement by the Obama Administration of a nuclear deal with the Islamic Republic of Iran: "Today's announcement, coming after weeks of extended and missed deadlines, leaves me deeply concerned that the effort to find a deal has led this Administration to a bad one. The announced details thus far ... Read more »

McHenry Statement on Possible US Military Action in Syria

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Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) released the following statement on possible United States military action in Syria: "After reviewing the evidence and plan presented by the Administration, I do not believe there is a compelling national interest or clear mission for our engagement in the Syrian Civil War. Coupled with the overwhelming and near-unanimous feedback from my constituents opp... Read more »

McHenry Statement on Approval of Holder Contempt Report

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) issued the following statement after voting to approve the Oversight and Government Reform Committee report finding Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress in light of his refusal to produce documents related to Operation Fast and Furious Read more »

McHenry Statement on Draft Oversight Committee Contempt Resolution for Attorney General Eric Holder on Fast and Furious

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Hickory - Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) issued the following statement on House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa's release of a staff briefing paper and draft of the contempt of Congress resolution against Attorney General Eric Holder for stonewalling the American people during the investigation of Operation Fast and Furious: "The American people hav... Read more »

McHenry Statement on House Republicans’ Pledge to America

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) released the following statement today after House Republicans presented A Pledge to America, a new governing agenda that outlines concrete solutions that can be implemented immediately to tackle the issues that are most important to the nation, including job creation, spending restraint, national security, healthcare, and government reform. The full agenda can be viewed here. Read more »

McHenry: Stop Playing Politics with Defense

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"With this bill, Speaker Pelosi has made her priorities crystal clear: politics first, defense second. I applaud those moderate Democrats who stood up to the radical liberals who run their party and voted against one of the most cynical pieces of legislation to come before the House in a long time.” Read more »