NPC Luncheon with Congressman Buck McKeon, ( R - Calif.) Chair, House Armed Services Committee
February 24, 2014 12:30 PM
House Armed Services Committee Chairman Howard “Buck” McKeon (R-Calif.) will discuss President Obama's Afghanistan withdrawal plans at a National Press Club luncheon on Monday, Feb. 24. The chairmanship of the House Armed Services Committee, which provides authorization and oversight of the Defense Department and its nearly $500 billion budget, is considered one of Congress' most influential positions. A staunch advocate of robust defense spending, McKeon announced in January he would not seek reelection in 2014 after 21 years on Capitol Hill.
Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m., with remarks beginning at 1 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session ending at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $22 for Press Club members (NPC Members may purchase two tickets at this rate) and $36 for all other non-member tickets. For questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (202) 662-7501. Tickets must be paid for at the time of purchase.
NPC Members who wish to attend the pre-luncheon reception must RSVP separately to VIPreception@press.org 48 hours before the event. Space may be limited. You must have a paid reservation to the Luncheon to attend the VIP reception.
To submit a question in advance, put MCKEON in the subject line and email to email@example.com before 10 a.m. on the day of the luncheon