Michael McCaul on The War in Afghanistan

Last Updated : Oct 27, 2010

Summary

Congressman McCaul has supported additional troops when requested by the military. He was supportive of the President's surge strategy in Afghanistan, and opposed a timetable for withdrawal in Iraq.

 

Support for Additional Troops

In September of 2009, Congressman McCaul was interviewed on KLBJ and spoke about the need to additional troops in Afghanistan as per General McChrystal's requests.

 

Support for the Surge, Opposition to Timetable

In December of 2009, Congressman McCaul sent out a weekly newsletter that included statements on President Obama's recent actions in Afghanistan.

 

Voting Record

Removing Troops from Afghanistan

In March of 2011, the House voted on a resolution to require the removal of troops from Afghanistan pursuant to the War Powers Resolution. The measure failed 96-321. Michael McCaul voted against the resolution to remove the troops from Afghanistan.

Michael McCaul voted against the resolution to remove the troops from Afghanistan.

 

Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation

This representative has not been identified as sponsoring or cosponsoring significant legislation related to this title.

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