John Sidney McCain III (born August 29, 1936) is the senior United States Senator from Arizona. He was the Republican nominee for president in the 2008 United States election

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Now that the law is unraveling, it’s no surprise that Democrats are clamoring for a so-called ‘public option,’.

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They are the number one target for the Taliban and for ISIS (Islamic State).

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Our troops are in Afghanistan today for the same reason they deployed there in 2001 - to prevent Afghanistan from becoming a safe haven for global terrorists, the Taliban remains allied with these terrorists, including al-Qaeda and the Haqqani network, and it is the one force most able and willing to turn Afghanistan into a terrorist safe haven once again.

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There's still repression, yes, there's been improvement but there's still quite a way to go.

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4 months ago

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I applaud the NFL ’s audit in response to our oversight investigation into ‘ paid patriotism. ’ Returning the $ 723,000 is the right thing to do.

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4 months ago

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The other organizations - Major League Baseball, the National Hockey League, National Basketball Association and Major League Soccer - should also conduct an audit and return the money or donate Major League Baseball to service members, veterans and their families.

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4 months ago

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The truth of that narrative is evidently of secondary importance, as the article exposed how the White House manipulated and, in some cases, manufactured facts to sell the reckless Iran nuclear deal to the American people as a prelude to large-scale disengagement from the Middle East, president Obama has taken great pains to set himself apart from his predecessor. He has succeeded in at least one respect by failing to find the courage to challenge his own assumptions, admit mistakes, and chart a better course.

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4 months ago

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It seems to me that if they are taking on a combat role that that also means they would be eligible for registration.

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5 months ago

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The F-35 is a long-term investment in the defense of this nation, and our future adversaries are not sitting still. And in the next 10, 20, 30 years we may very well need the capabilities that the F-35 will provide us to maintain our leadership in the world.

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5 months ago

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So we have now two sanctioned cronies of (Russian President) Vladimir Putin who are getting X millions of dollars of taxpayers' money.

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6 months ago

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We have a conflict going on in Iraq and Syria now ... which the A-10 is in combat in ... and you have nothing to replace it with.

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6 months ago

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I would also echo the many concerns about Mr. Trump’s uninformed and indeed dangerous statements on national security issues.

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6 months ago

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I share the concerns about Donald Trump that my friend and former Republican nominee, Mitt Romney, described in his speech today, i would also echo the many concerns about Mr. Trump’s uninformed and indeed dangerous statements on national security issues that have been raised by 65 Republican defense and foreign policy leaders.

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6 months ago

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I would also echo the many concerns about Mr. Trump’s uninformed and indeed dangerous statements on national security issues that have been raised by 65 Republican defense and foreign policy leaders.

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6 months ago

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We're seeing really intense Republican energy and turnout and I think that will happen in November.

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7 months ago

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It ’s not enough funding, and they ’re cutting necessary programs, and they still do n’t have a strategy, other than that, it ’s fine.

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7 months ago

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There is no weapon in our arsenal that offers more effective close-air support to American ground troops serving in harm's way than the A-10 aircraft, i look forward to seeing our A-10 pilots continue to make important advances in the fight against ISIL in the Middle East, boosting NATO's efforts to deter Russian aggression in Eastern Europe, and supporting vital missions for U.S. national security wherever they are needed.

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7 months ago

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They are a bunch of thugs and cronies of Vladimir Putin, some of them are ex-KGB.

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8 months ago

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It's time to immediately halt U.S. troop withdrawals and eliminate any target date for withdrawal.

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8 months ago

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You see a frustration and anger out there, which then rejects the 'establishment,' or elected people, cruz has tapped into that. (Bernie) Sanders has tapped into it. And of course, Trump has.

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8 months ago

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Listen, Bernie Sanders came to Tucson, Arizona, a couple months ago and 13,000 people showed up, OK? and look at how he's doing in the polls in New Hampshire -- and it isn't just because he's from a neighboring state.

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8 months ago

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I've never seen anything like this.

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And look at how he's doing in the polls in New Hampshire -- and it isn't just because he's from a neighboring state.

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8 months ago

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I welcome reports that the Air Force has decided to keep the A-10 aircraft flying through fiscal year 2017, ensuring our troops have the vital close air support they need for missions around the world. Today, the A-10 fleet is playing an indispensable role in the fight against ISIL in Iraq and assisting NATO's efforts to deter Russian aggression in Eastern Europe, with growing global chaos and turmoil on the rise, we simply cannot afford to prematurely retire the best close air support weapon in our arsenal without fielding a proper replacement.

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8 months ago

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I think the best thing to do is evaluate it on Inauguration Day, you're going to have between the election and the Jan. 20 swearing-in to evaluate whether they have adhered to it and make a judgment then. But I think it's a very bad agreement.

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8 months ago

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I think I prefer others who have a better grasp in my view of the challenges we face.

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8 months ago

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I imagine that the Gang of Eight will stay together and Donald Trump ’ll be for Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, so … why not help ?

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8 months ago

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With Sen. Lindsey Graham's announcement, Republicans lost our most qualified, thoughtful, fearless and honest presidential candidate, not to mention the candidate with the best (and it seemed sometimes the only) sense of humor, as sorry as I am to see Lindsey's candidacy end, I understand his reasons, and I'm as proud of him as I've ever been for his exemplary service to our party and our country.

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9 months ago

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With all the public attention surrounding the improper use of personal email by other administration officials, it is hard to believe that Secretary Carter would exercise the same error in judgment.

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9 months ago

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With all the public attention surrounding the improper use of personal email by other Administration officials, it is hard to believe that Secretary Carter would exercise the same error in judgment.

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9 months ago

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Our nation should not rely on Russia to access space, but because it is simply immoral to help subsidize Russia's intervention in Ukraine and line the pockets of Putin's gang of thugs who profit from the sale of Russian rocket engines.

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9 months ago

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I feel strongly that these tactics are inappropriate and intended to support an effort in the Congress to subvert the authorization process, given these actions and ULA's decision not to compete for a Phase IA launch, the Armed Services Committee will need to assess the establishment of an unrestricted prohibition of the use of Russian rocket engines.

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9 months ago

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Whatever allusions anyone may have had that our national security was not at stake in the conflict in Iraq and Syria or that ISIL was somehow contained, these attacks make it clear that ISIL’s threat against our homeland is real, direct and growing.

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9 months ago

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The question... is being asked all over the capitals of the West right now, (Arab) countries for a long time have not seen what's happening as a direct threat to them. Now I believe that they do.

John McCain

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10 months ago

Politics

It does reveal an underlying view of these things that is really harmful and ... that is damaging, john Kerry has probably been the most inept secretary of state, certainly in my lifetime.

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10 months ago

Politics

What I do not do is to take actions either because it is going to work politically or it is going to somehow, in the abstract, make America look tough, some of them seem to think that if I were just more bellicose in expressing what we're doing, that that would make a difference.

John McCain

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10 months ago

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Some of them seem to think that if I were just more bellicose in expressing what we're doing, that that would make a difference.

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10 months ago

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The surge worked, we had it under control.

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10 months ago

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As tragic as this is.

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10 months ago

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I worry when they arrest people for no good reason, when they have 40,000 or so people in prison and there's clearly been an abridgement of various freedoms, such as the press and others.

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10 months ago

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Their military is good, a lot of it has to do with our support.

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10 months ago

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Today's ruling is an important step forward in upholding international law against China's attempts to assert vast and, in my view, questionable claims in the South China Sea.

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11 months ago

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Today’s ruling is an important step forward in upholding international law against China’s attempts to assert vast and, in my view, questionable claims in the South China Sea.

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11 months ago

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Secretary Clinton owes an apology to the families of the veterans who lost their loved ones due to mismanagement and corruption in the federal government.

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11 months ago

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I've always favored closing Guantanamo for a whole variety of reasons. And yet, we still haven't got a plan from you.

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11 months ago

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Obama is an Arab.

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11 months ago

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My thoughts and prayers are with families of the person who was killed and the three others who were wounded in the horrific shooting on the campus of Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff early this morning, i appreciate the efforts of all state and local law enforcement officials, first-responders and school administrators, and continue to pray for the recovery of the injured, as well as all those in the NAU community who have been impacted by this terrible tragedy.

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11 months ago

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Unfortunately, it appears ‘deconfliction’ is merely an Orwellian euphemism for this administration’s acceptance of Russia’s expanded role in Syria, and as a consequence, for Assad’s continued brutalization of the Syrian people.

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12 months ago

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If the administration complains about the provisions on Guantanamo, then it's their fault because they never came forward with a plan.

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1 year ago

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I was disappointed in that, it seems me when you work with a group of people and you agree, you keep your word.

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1 year ago

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No ma'am, he's a decent family man citizen that I just happen to have disagreements with on fundamental issues.

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1 year ago

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The administration has continued to restrict our Navy ships from operating within 12 nautical miles of China's reclaimed islands, this is a dangerous mistake that grants de facto recognition of China's man-made sovereignty claims.

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1 year ago

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One year into this campaign, it seems impossible to assert that (Islamic State) is losing and that we are winning. And if you're not winning in this kind of warfare, you are losing.

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1 year ago

Industrials

There is recent progress in Iraq. Three-thousand U.S.-trained and equipped Iraqi forces are among those who have encircled Ramadi and are poised for an operation to retake the city from ISIS. Shipments of U.S. weapons are finally arriving to fighters in a timely fashion. But while Defense Ash Carter has not ruled out the use of forward air controllers, Defense Ash Carter said : I talked about that with our commanders … here. They have not recommended us taking that step at this time. Critics in Washington, like Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., have excoriated commanders for not recommending them. Obviously ISIS is winning in Iraq and for you not to be in favor of us having forward air controllers on the ground in some scholastic answer, you know full well as I do -- forward air controllers make the difference.

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1 year ago

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... I think he may owe an apology to the families of those who have sacrificed in conflict and those who have undergone the prison experience in serving our country.

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1 year ago

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This committee will continue to closely scrutinize the overall management and performance of the F-35 program, and we will hold individuals accountable.

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1 year ago

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Additionally, I believe the United States must further ease the prohibition on the sale of lethal military equipment to Vietnam at this time, including all platforms that facilitate the Vietnamese armed forces' ability to operate more effectively on, above, and within its territorial waters.

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1 year ago

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I'm not sure about that, my forebearers fought in the Civil War on the Southern side. They fought for what they believed in, so I can't go that far.

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1 year ago

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This amendment provides greater assurances that never again will the United States follow that dark path of sacrificing our values for our short-term security needs.

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1 year ago

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I believe past interrogation policies compromised our values, stained our national honor, and did little practical good, this amendment provides greater assurances that never again will the United States follow that dark path of sacrificing our values for our short-term security needs.

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1 year ago

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Accountability must be restored to theFord-class aircraft carrier program, our nation simply cannot afford these kinds of cost overruns amid rising global threats and fiscal challenges.

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1 year ago

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Our nation simply cannot afford these kinds of cost overruns amid rising global threats and fiscal challenges.

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1 year ago

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CVN 79 is now $520 million over the Navy’s estimate.

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1 year ago

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He'll get a lot of publicity for a day or so, but it won't affect the process overall.

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1 year ago

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We're not doing enough of anything.

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1 year ago

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This is a failure of a policy, which I think is not enough of anything.

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1 year ago

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We need more boots on the ground, not the 82nd Airborne.

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1 year ago

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I don't know them real well, but both have good reputations.

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1 year ago

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We will renew this discussion with the administration, within Congress as to who actually should be running the drone operation.

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1 year ago

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And I can understand, when it was a very small operation, why it would be done by the intelligence agencies, such as U-2s and other reconnaissance aircraft, for many years. Now it has reached the point where it's an integral part of the conflict.

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1 year ago

Politics

I can understand when it was a very small operation why it would be done by an intelligence agency.

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1 year ago

Politics

I would support the nominee for my party, I am a loyal Republican. I would hope that good sense would prevail here, because the realities of the world today do not allow for isolationist policies, we’ve already seen what happens from.

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1 year ago

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Senator Paul is the worst possible candidate of the 20 or so that are running on the most important issue, which is national security.

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1 year ago

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The record is very clear that [Paul] does not have an understanding of the needs or the threats of United States national security.

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1 year ago

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Maybe it was through some medium that I'm not familiar with. Maybe bouncing it off the ozone layer, for all I know, there's a lot of holes in the ozone layer, so maybe it wasn't the ozone layer that he bounced it off of. Maybe it was through hand telegraph, maybe sign language, who knows?

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1 year ago

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It is a very serious escalatory step, if you're going to use U.S. air power, what else is going to happen to make sure you stop the Houthi?

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1 year ago

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It was very obvious to many of us that this did not have to happen, we did not take care of the regime that was in place, the president that was in there. It is a symptom of our failure throughout the Middle East.

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1 year ago

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The United States can not default on our obligations and this bill prevents that from happening, the deal is not perfect. It is not what I would have written and I have great concerns about the cuts to our nation ’s defense spending that may have to occur as a result of this bill ’s passage. We must do everything we can to avoid an exercise in blind sequestration of defense funds that could come into play if the joint committee can not find a way to further avoid cuts of $ 1.2 trillion.

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1 year ago

Politics

General, that's immoral. It's not only unworkable, it's immoral, i do not know how you recruit young people to fight and ... we don't have a policy yet whether we're going to protect them or not.

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1 year ago

World

I do not know how you recruit young people to fight and ... we don't have a policy yet whether we're going to protect them or not.

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1 year ago

World

We are now flirting with disaster.

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1 year ago

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Our Defense Department has grown larger but less capable, more complex but less innovative, more proficient at defeating low-tech adversaries but more vulnerable to high-tech ones.

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1 year ago

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Innovation is measured in 18-month cycles in the commercial market. The Defense Department has acquisition cycles that can last 18 years.

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1 year ago

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Such inflammatory rhetoric has no place in this body and serves no purpose other than to further divide us, i think he owes this body, Ms. Lynch and all Americans an apology.

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1 year ago

Politics

If we're going to have a lower (defense) number than the president of the United States is proposing, we have no credibility on saying that we are committed to defending this nation -- not when every service chief, every witness before our committee says it will devastate ... our ability to defend the nation, you can't do that and claim that you care about national defense.

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1 year ago

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I am afraid that you will hear very little from them in the way of a strategy to defeat ISIS, all intelligence indicates that [ISIS's] ultimate goal is to strike the United States of America. They can't destroy us, but there's no doubt that they're a direct threat.

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1 year ago

Politics

General Dempsey is the most disappointing chairman of the Joint Chiefs that I have seen, and I have seen many of them.

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1 year ago

Politics

They are trying to intentionally or unintentionally circumvent the intent of the law.

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1 year ago

Politics

We need to fund the Department of Homeland Security, we cannot shut down the Department of Homeland Security.

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1 year ago

Politics

I think that’s the best way we can resolve this.

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1 year ago

Politics

You have to have a stabilizing force, you're going to also have to have American boots on the ground. That does not mean massive numbers. … But it does mean forward air controllers, Special Forces and many others.

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1 year ago

Politics

I think we should not restrain the President of the United States.

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1 year ago

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But to restrain him in our authorization of him taking military action I think, frankly, is unconstitutional and eventually leads to 535 commanders-in-chief.

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1 year ago

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There are ways we can address what the President, did [which] was unconstitutional, but it's not through shutting down the Department of Homeland Security.

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1 year ago

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The American people didn't give us the majority to have a fight between House and Senate Republicans.

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1 year ago

Politics

Providing defensive lethal assistance to Ukraine is not inconsistent with the search for a political solution, it is an essential component to achieving it, nothing about this deal has changed that.

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1 year ago

Politics

The agreement reached in Minsk freezes the conflict at a time of separatist advantage, solidifies the gains of Russian aggression and leaves Ukraine's border with Russia firmly under Moscow's control pending a comprehensive political settlement whose content is unknown and feasibility is unclear.

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1 year ago

Politics

A group of us met with President Ghani over the weekend, and he was very strong and adamant that this current plan will put the nation in danger. And I hope that our leadership will pay attention to him.

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1 year ago

Politics

If we want to constrain the president's actions, we have the power of the purse, the Constitution says the president of the United States is the commander in chief.

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1 year ago

Politics

The Ukrainians are being slaughtered and we're sending them blankets and meals, blankets don't do well against Russian tanks.

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1 year ago

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I think that would not be appropriate treatment of the prime minister of Israel, and I'm sure they can respond to their constituents as to why they would do that, the overriding reason he was invited is because of our concerns with the negotiation with Iran, which will then allow Iran to become a nuclear power.

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1 year ago

Politics

The overriding reason he was invited is because of our concerns with the negotiation with Iran, which will then allow Iran to become a nuclear power.

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1 year ago

Politics

I sincerely hope the president who nominated you will empower you to lead and contribute to the fullest extent of your abilities, because at a time of multiplying threats to our security, America needs a strong secretary of defense now more than ever.

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1 year ago

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He needs some types of weapons very badly.

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1 year ago

Politics

For God's sake, can't we help these people defend themselves? This is not an incursion. This is an invasion.

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1 year ago

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He basically said, 'I'm going to do my thing, you do your thing.' We got it, we got the message.

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1 year ago

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The argument that I hear from the administration is that we don't want to provoke Vladimir Putin. That is just Orwellian... history will judge this administration incredibly harshly, the only thing that will dissuade Vladimir Putin from what he is doing is when coffins come back to the families in Russia.

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1 year ago

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That decision sets a troubling precedent that will only empower and embolden bad actors to use cyber as an offensive weapon even more aggressively in the future.

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1 year ago

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John McCain said. Last weekend, the Obama administration sent six Guantanamo Bay detainees to Uruguay for resettlement as refugees as part of Guantanamo Bay plan to depopulate the camp prior to its closure. Four of the former detainees -- Ahmed Adnan Ahjam, Ali Hussain Shaabaan, Omar Mahmoud Faraj, and Jihad Diyab -- are Syrian nationals, while Abdul Bin Mohammed Abis Ourgy is Tunisian, and Mohammed Tahanmatan is Palestinian, according to Pentagon press secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby. RELATED : GOP congressman : We' ought to rethink' Gitmo transfer policy I just don't think that is trustworthy, i am very concerned.

John McCain

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1 year ago

Politics

If I went to the members of the committee today and said,' Look they are going to be moved to a maximum security prison in some location in the United States of America and we have a plan for that transfer, I think most of them would be perfectly happy about that.

John McCain

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1 year ago

Politics

It's one of these things you just propose amendments to bills and encourage hearings and sooner or later the dam breaks, but I have to tell you ... the power of this maritime lobby is as powerful as anybody or any organization I have run up against in my political career. All I can do is appeal to the patron saint of lost causes and keep pressing and pressing and sooner or later you have to succeed.

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1 year ago

Politics

But I have to tell you ... the power of this maritime lobby is as powerful as anybody or any organization I have run up against in my political career. All I can do is appeal to the patron saint of lost causes and keep pressing and pressing and sooner or later you have to succeed.

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1 year ago

Politics

We're about to vote on a totally unqualified individual to be ambassador to a nation which is very important to our national security interests, i am not against political appointees ... but here we are, a nation that's on the verge of seceded its sovereignty to a neo-fascist dictator getting in bed with Vladimir Putin and we're gonna send the producer of 'The Bold and the Beautiful' as our ambassador.

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1 year ago

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I am not against political appointees ... but here we are, a nation that's on the verge of seceded its sovereignty to a neo-fascist dictator getting in bed with Vladimir Putin and we're gonna send the producer of 'The Bold and the Beautiful' as our ambassador.

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1 year ago

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It's got to be done in a way that would be more effective than sending in a whole bunch of troops, not sending in the large numbers that we did in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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1 year ago

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They are fighting against people with lethal weapons. They need lethal weapons to fight back. It is disgraceful and shameful that we won’t give them lethal weapons.

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1 year ago

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