Posts tagged as Rep. Mac Thornberry

Key lawmaker: Talks might suspend exercises in Korea, but US troops aren’t leaving

Thursday, June 14, 2018

The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee said Wednesday that American troops must remain on the Korean Peninsula during negotiations with Kim Jong Un over his nuclear program, even if military exercises with South Korea are suspended during those talks. Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, made those comments a day after President Donald Trump announced a halt to U.S.-South Korea military exercises following his historic summit in Singapore with Kim.…