Republicans call on Obama to act on Ukraine
March 1st, 2014
04:40 PM ET
2 months ago

Republicans call on Obama to act on Ukraine

Washington (CNN) - As the Ukrainian military readied for a possible widespread Russian incursion into its Crimea region, Republican lawmakers urged President Barack Obama to take action to prevent the situation from descending into chaos.

In a statement released Saturday, Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, said he is "deeply concerned" Russia's presence in Ukraine could expand if the President does not outline consequences for President Vladimir Putin's regime.

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Filed under: Bob Corker • Buck Mckeon • House Republicans • John McCain • Tom Cotton • Ukraine
House Armed Services Committee chairman to retire
January 15th, 2014
05:20 PM ET
3 months ago

House Armed Services Committee chairman to retire

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Washington (CNN) - Longtime Rep. Buck McKeon, the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, will announce Thursday that he won't seek re-election this year and will retire at the end of his term, a Republican source with knowledge of McKeon's thinking tells CNN.

McKeon's office neither confirmed nor denied reports about retirement. But  it put out an e-mail release saying the 11-term Republican from California would make a statement before cameras at 9 a.m. ET on Thursday.

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Filed under: 2014 • Buck Mckeon • California
GOP Rep.: ‘We’ve actually found some common ground this week’
October 12th, 2013
06:00 AM ET
6 months ago

GOP Rep.: ‘We’ve actually found some common ground this week’

Washington (CNN) - The Republican Party’s weekly address didn’t say a single negative thing Saturday about President Barack Obama or the Democratic Party. Not one.

Rather, Rep. Buck McKeon, R-California, struck a positive tone that focused on all the work that remains to be done, by everyone.
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October 9th, 2013
03:41 PM ET
6 months ago

GOP congressman: Few people signing up for Obamacare

Washington (CNN) – Rep. Buck McKeon, the longtime California Republican and House Armed Services Commitee chairman, told CNN's Wolf Blitzer Wednesday that only a very small number of Americans have enrolled in new health care law exchanges that opened for business on October 1.


Filed under: Buck Mckeon • TV-The Situation Room