Rep. Bruce Braley (D., Iowa) continued to vote in favor of transferring terrorist prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to a U.S. facility even after the plan collapsed due to congressional opposition, according to government records.
U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R., N.H.) on Wednesday blasted Iowa Democrat Bruce Braley for backing a plan that would transfer terrorist prisoners at Guantanamo Bay to a facility near the Iowa-Illinois border, the Quad-City Times reports.
Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R., N.H.) on Sunday praised the work and life of journalist James Foley, a native of her state, as numerous lawmakers reiterated their disgust and concern over his “brutal” murder.
Democratic senators joined some of their Republican colleagues in calls for U.S. military aid to Ukraine following a closed-door briefing with senior Obama administration officials, the Associated Press reports.
Republican lawmakers and foreign policy experts blasted President Barack Obama’s announcement on Tuesday that he would fully withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan by the end of 2016 as a move that could embolden the Taliban and eventually lead to a resurgence in violence.
Sens. John McCain (R., Ariz.), Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.), and Kelly Ayotte (R., N.H.) blasted President Obama’s decision to withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan in a statement on Tuesday.
Retiring the A-10 jet from service will put combat troops lives at risk according to Sens. Kelly Ayotte (R., N.H.), John McCain (R., Ariz.), and Saxby Chambliss (R., Ga.) in a recent Real Clear Defense op-ed.
U.S. maritime forces are unable to seize almost three-quarters of drug shipments smuggled into America due to declining resources, according to recent comments by the commander of U.S. Southern Command.
Congress is moving forward with legislation that would eliminate hundreds of useless government reports, including the annual review on “Dog and Cat Fur” by the Department of Homeland Security.