Representative Mac Thornberry on the 2013 Defense Budget

House Armed Services Committee Vice Chair Mac Thornberry talked about the fiscal year 2013 Defense Department budget, and he responded to… read more

House Armed Services Committee Vice Chair Mac Thornberry talked about the fiscal year 2013 Defense Department budget, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included planned cuts, the impact on the armed forces, and how budget reductions would affect not only Afghanistan but potential future conflicts. He also discussed the possibility that the U.S. taking military action against Syria, where violent clashes between President Assad’s government and opposition groups had been ongoing for 11 months.

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Representative Mac Thornberry on the 2013 Defense Budget

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Feb 8, 2012

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  • Feb 08, 2012 | 7:48am EST | C-SPAN 1
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