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Hunter: Let President Trump try to work with Russia

May 17, 2017 Column

President Trump is under assault for his posture toward Russia and Vladimir Putin. This is true even as American presidents are fully within their prerogative to establish working relationships with world leaders, and President Trump most certainly...

Spend a day with me...

May 9, 2017 eNewsletter

Representative Duncan Hunter is often called the warfighter’s Congressman—and a segment recently aired on FOX News explains why…  It’s a must-see report.   FOX anchor Pete Hegseth spent a day on Capitol Hill with Representative Hunter to get a...

Hunter: Protecting our southern border with U.S. mariners

Apr 25, 2017 Column

As chairman of the Coast Guard and Maritime Subcommittee in the House of Representatives, I am proud to be an unwavering defender of the Jones Act — a critical U.S. national security law that requires vessels moving from one U.S. port to another...

Hunter: The Coast Guard is a military service. Let's treat it like one.

Apr 24, 2017 Column

Any time attention is called to America’s Armed Forces, it’s often the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force that are recognized for their professionalism and unmatchable mission capability. Each of these services deserves the praise and admiration...

Hunter: The Way Forward on Syria

Apr 24, 2017 Column

The authorization by President Donald Trump to launch dozens of Tomahawk missiles at targets in Syria signaled to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and the rest of the world that America’s tolerance for provocations and threats has finally waned. No...

Hunter: Hell no, Marine Corps Commandant Neller should not go

Mar 15, 2017 Column

The U.S. Marine Corps is a fighting force at war, confronting adversaries in Afghanistan, Syria and other corners of the globe.  Now a new battlefront has emerged for the Marine Corps following the revelation of nude photo sharing among Marines and...

Hunter: Slashing the Coast Guard's budget is an appalling mistake that puts our nation at risk

Mar 7, 2017 Column

America’s military has been at war for the last fifteen years and the threat from global terrorism and transnational criminal organizations is nowhere near subsiding.  It’s a fight that will continue even as the Islamic State, Al Qaeda and other...

Hunter Introduces METALS Act to Curtail U.S. Dependence on Foreign-Sourced Strategic and Critical Materials Supporting National Defense

Mar 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) introduced the Materials Essential to American Leadership and Security (METALS) Act.  The legislation rectifies a dangerous lapse in the supply chain for strategic and critical materials essential...

Reps. Hunter and Kinzinger lead letter to President in support of Secretary Mattis’ exemption requests

Jan 30, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Duncan Hunter (R-CA) and Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) sent a bipartisan letter to President Trump in support of the request by Secretary of Defense James Mattis to exempt Iraqis who served alongside our...

Hunter: Choosing two of America’s finest leaders

Jan 12, 2017 Column

The media often caricatures rather than analyzes its subjects. Marine generals, especially those with colorful nicknames, are often pigeonholed as overly aggressive and less than analytical when facing complex situations. Any attempt to portray...

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