Rep. Duncan Hunter, California Republican, applauded the decision by the Army to reverse its discharge of Sgt. First Class Charles Martland, for beating up an Afghan man accused of raping a 12-year-old boy.
"There's one way and one way only to get sanctuary cities to comply with federal law, and that's to withhold some of the federal funds they actually want," said Rep. Duncan Hunter, the California Republican who wrote the bill. "Plain and simple, if they want the federal money, then they need to comply with federal law." (Associated Press)
Rep. Duncan Hunter, California Republican and a former Marine combatant in Iraq, said more MQ-1 Predators and the newer, higher-flying MQ-9 Reaper make sense. He said commanders need constant air surveillance to find on-the-move Islamic State fighters. (Associated Press)
Rep. Duncan Hunter, California Republican, speculated that the reason the Army returned Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl to active duty was so that it would be able to bring him up on a court martial. (Associated Press)
Rep. Duncan Hunter, California Republican, had wanted to add language in committee to give President Obama the kill-or-capture authority. Mr. Hunter proposed the amendment after Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, Joint Chiefs chairman, told Congress last year that the 2001 Authorization of Use of Military Force (AUMF) law does not cover the Benghazi attackers. (associated press)
Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill, Thursday, April 7, 2011, in Washington. Standing behind him are Rep. Michael Grimm, R-N.Y., left, and right is House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy of Calif. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)