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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
Regulatory Gridlock January 8, 2016
Louie Gohmert, R-TX
"In February, Obama’s top adviser on counter-terrorism, John Brennan, came under fire for controversial remarks he made in a speech to Muslim law students at an event sponsored by ISNA at New York University."
President’S Strategy To Defeat Isis December 15, 2015
John Cornyn, R-TX
"CIA Director John Brennan recently estimated that before President Obama prematurely pulled all U.S. troops out of Iraq, without any sort of transition at all, the predecessor of ISIS, known as Al Qaeda in Iraq, had “maybe 700-or-so adherents left.” This is the CIA Director, nominated by President Obama and confirmed by the Senate. He said, before the President pulled the plug in Iraq, there were about 700 or so adherents left in Al Qaeda in Iraq, the predecessor of ISIS. If we fast forward that to today, according to the New York Times, just a few months ago, he said: “Nearly 30,000 foreign recruits have now poured in to Syria, many to join the Islamic State, a doubling of volunteers in the last 12 months… .”"
Transportation, Housing And Urban Development, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016—Continued November 18, 2015
David Perdue, R-GA
"Earlier this week, CIA Director John Brennan said he would not consider the Paris attacks a one-off event. Director Brennan went on to say:"
Celebrating 200 Years Of The Connecticut Business And Industry Association November 2, 2015
Elizabeth Esty, D-CT
"Joe Brennan began his tenure at CBIA in 1988 as a staff attorney. Since 2014, he has led the organization as its President and CEO. Throughout his time at CBIA, he has maintained his focus on CBIA members, and he continues to strive to promote a sound business environment and improve workforce readiness in Connecticut."
Additional Statements October 19, 2015
Sherrod Brown, D-OH
"Mr. President, today, I wish to honor Tom Brennan—a long-time reporter and editor at my hometown paper, the Mansfield News Journal. This week, Tom will retire from the News Journal after a 43-year career in journalism."

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