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Congressman Marc Veasey

Representing the 33rd District of Texas

National Security

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Jul 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, member of the House Armed Services Committee released the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018:

“I am honored to serve on the House Armed Services Committee to ensure that Congress can provide proper resources to keep our country safe from escalating global threats. I believe that H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018, accomplishes many of these goals.

Jun 29, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, released the following statement after three of his amendments were accepted during the House Armed Services Committee’s 14-hour markup of H.R. 2810, The FY18 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA):

“Every year, the House Armed Service Committee (HASC) is responsible for shaping the priorities of our armed forces and provides guidance on resources and policy to support our service members and their families for the coming year. 

Jun 22, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey (D-TX), member of the House Armed Services Committee, joined House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA) and 21 other original co-sponsors, in introducing the Fostering Unity Against Russian Aggression Act of 2017.

Jun 21, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement after cosponsoring H.R. 2732, the North Korea Travel Control Act, which would require the Treasury Department to issue regulations requiring a license for transactions related to travel to, from, and within North Korea by American citizens:

Apr 10, 2017 In The News

DALLAS – U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, a Republican from Austin who chairs the House Homeland Security Committee, said the United States should lead an effort to remove Syrian President Bashar al-Assad from power.

“Yes, he’s been the problem. He’s been the magnet for the Sunni extremists coming into Syria. He’s been the architect of the civil war. With him in power, we cannot reach a peaceful settlement,” said McCaul to WFAA-TV’s Inside Texas Politics on Friday. “I think it’s time for Assad to go.”

Apr 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement after President Trump ordered an airstrike of 59 Tomahawk missiles against an Assad regime operated military facility that previously launched a deadly chemical attack against Syrian civilians: