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  • Conaway: Congress Shouldn’t Restrict Trump’s Ability to Protect U.S. Citizens
    Posted in Press Release on January 30, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense

    Thursday, Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) released the following statement after voting against Democrat-sponsored legislation to restrict President Trump’s ability to protect the United States against foreign adversaries: “The decision to go to war is the most somber decision a nation can make. Unfortunately, House Democrats have chosen to approach this serious topic in a flippant, unprecedented, and restrictive manner. Instead of allowing a serious and thorough debate on the current Authoriza... Read more

  • Conaway Commends Trump’s Plan for Peace in the Middle East
    Posted in Press Release on January 28, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense

    Tuesday, Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) released the following statement after President Trump unveiled his Middle East peace plan, Peace to Prosperity today at the White House: "Israel continues to be the United States' most important ally in an increasingly unstable region. I am pleased to see President Trump unveil a realistic peace plan that affirms the United States' support for Israel while offering a sensible path to Palestinian statehood. His plan protects Israel's security and deliver... Read more

  • Conaway: Allowing Huawei Access to 5G Networks a Mistake
    Posted in Press Release on January 28, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense

    Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) released a statement following the United Kingdom’s decision to continue contracting Huawei to build parts of its 5G network: “I am disappointed that the U.K. has chosen to move forward with Huawei equipment for its 5G network development, despite the known security risks of partnering with a company controlled by the Chinese Communist Party. By allowing Huawei access to even the periphery of its 5G networks, the United Kingdom is not only compromising the securi... Read more

  • Conaway Statement on NDAA Passage
    Posted in Press Release on December 11, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense

    Wednesday, Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) released the following statement after voting in favor of the Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Conference Report: “This year’s NDAA delivers the funding and support our servicemembers desperately need, and protects the President’s priority to secure our border. I was glad to see my provisions to strengthen the Department of Defense audit process included, as well as The Baltic Reassurance Act, a bill I authored to develop a co... Read more

  • Conaway Statement on DoD Audit Report
    Posted in Press Release on November 18, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Fiscal Responsibility

    Monday, Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) released the following statement regarding the release of the second annual audit within the Department of Defense (DoD): “I am pleased to see the completion of the second annual audit of the Department of Defense. This audit is the continuation of years of hard work and determination across multiple administrations and leadership changes within the department. Performing an audit for one of the largest and most complex organizations in the world requires... Read more

  • Conaway: NDAA Not the Place for Partisan Politics
    Posted in Press Release on July 12, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense

    Washington, D.C. —Friday, Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) released the following statement after voting against H.R. 2500, the National Defense Authorization Act: “Throughout my tenure in Congress, Republicans and Democrats always been able to come together and put forth a bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act each year. Under the leadership of both parties in the House, Senate, and White House, Members of Congress have worked together to ensure that our troops receive the training, equ... Read more

  • Conaway: FY20 NDAA Ignores Readiness Needs
    Posted in Press Release on June 13, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense

    Washington, D.C. —Thursday, Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) released the following statement after voting against H.R. 2500, the Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA): “The Democrats have broken from a decades long tradition of producing a strong bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act that puts the national security and safety of our country before politics. Since the beginning of my time serving on the House Armed Services Committee, even under previous Democrat lea... Read more

  • House Passes Conaway’s Resolution to Oppose Nord Stream II
    Posted in Press Release on December 11, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy and Environment, Defense

    Washington–Tuesday, the House of Representatives unanimously passed Congressman Mike Conaway’s H. Res. 1035, expressing opposition to the completion of Nord Stream II. Congressman Conaway released the following statement upon passage: “Vladimir Putin is once again attempting to flex Russia’s energy muscle to exert control over Western Europe through the construction of Nord Stream II, an underwater gas pipeline that would connect the Russian Federation to Germany through the Baltic Sea. Despite ... Read more

  • Department of Defense Completes First Audit
    Posted in Press Release on November 15, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense

    Washington–Thursday, Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) released the following statement regarding the completion of the Department of Defense’s first audit: “After years of hard work, the Department of Defense has officially completed its first ever audit of the entire department. Given the sheer size of the DoD, many questioned the feasibility of a full audit. I applaud the many men and women whose determination made this accomplishment possible. “Not enough can be said about the magnitude of th... Read more

  • Conaway, Green Introduce Resolution to Support and Defend Israel
    Posted in Press Release on September 27, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense

    Washington–Wednesday, Congressmen Mike Conaway and Gene Green of Texas introduced H. Con. Res. 139, a resolution expressing support for the United States to pursue and enter into a military treaty alliance of extended deterrence with the State of Israel. “Israel is our most important ally in an increasingly unstable region, and America and Israel have a long history of cooperation critical to both nations’ safety and security,” said Congressman Conaway. “Congressional support for Israel has neve... Read more

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