One of the great honors that I have as a member of Congress is nominating young people to our nation’s military academies. Having served in both the U.S. Army and the Marines, I’m continually impressed by the many bright and talented students seeking to serve as our nation’s next generation of military leaders.
Between Christmas and New Year’s, I led a congressional delegation to Kabul, Afghanistan, where I met with some of our soldiers, and with senior U.S. military and diplomatic leaders to discuss what progress we are or are not making in that war.
Washington, DC -- U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (CO-06) released the following statement after voting for a one-time Congressional exception to allow Gen. James Mattis (Ret) to be confirmed for Secretary of Defense by the United States Senate:
GRAHAM, DURBIN REINTRODUCE BRIDGE ACT TO PROTECT UNDOCUMENTED YOUTH FROM DEPORTATION
Reps. Coffman and Gutiérrez introduce companion bill in House of Representatives
Washington, DC -- Today, U.S. Representative Mac Thornberry, the Chair of the House Armed Services Committee, announced his selection of Mike Coffman (R-CO) to serve as the Chairman of the Military Personnel Subcommittee.
Washington, DC -- U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (CO-06) released the following statement on the Office of Congressional Ethics:
Washington, DC -- U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (CO-06) released the following statement regarding the United Nations vote on Israeli settlements:
(Aurora, CO) – Today, U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (CO-06) returned from Afghanistan where he spent Christmas visiting some of our deployed troops.
Washington, DC -- U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (CO-06), an Iraq War combat veteran and member of the U.S. House Armed Services Committee, issued the following statement in response to the terrorist attack in Berlin, Germany.
DENVER (AP) - The Justice Department is considering whether to investigate allegations that Veterans Affairs Department executives lied to Congress to conceal massive cost overruns at a $1.7 billion VA hospital under construction outside Denver.
Colorado Rep. Mike Coffman recognized Valor Christian’s football team on the U.S. House Floor after the Eagles claimed a sixth state championship.
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On December 6, Colorado concluded the Centennial of the 1915 Armenian Genocide with a Shine a Light on All Genocides candlelight vigil at the Colorado State Capitol, followed by a program at the First Baptist Church of Denver.
Rep. Mike Coffman (R-6th) spent his Thanksgiving recognizing and honoring some active veterans deployed in Afghanistan and unable to make it home for the holiday.
About 150 community members gathered at Eastridge Recreation Center on Dec. 6, the first night of Hanukkah. The event started inside with a choir performance by the children of Chabad Hebrew School, followed by arts and crafts, latkes, doughnuts and special gifts, including light-up menorah necklaces.
Republican Colorado Congressman Mike Coffman spent his Thanksgiving in Afghanistan with U.S. troops. He was part of a Congressional delegation getting a closer look at the security situation in the region.
“It’s been tough on them, they’ve lost some ground, they’ve taken tremendous casualties,” said Coffman.
Colorado representatives led the House of Representatives on Capitol Hill in a moment of silence on Tuesday to honor the victims in the Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs.
Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Aurora, today introduced a bill to the U.S. House of Representatives that he said is aimed at increasing homeownership across the U.S. by giving first-time buyers help with their down payments.
Members of Congress Friday night offered American aid and resources to defeat those responsible for the attacks in Paris that have killed more than 100 people.
A Republican lawmaker and veteran wants to make sure troops and the civilians who support them get paid on time in the event of a government shutdown.
It was “Colorado Day” at the Colorado Federation of Republican Women’s District VI Luncheon held at Valley Country Club, Aug. 1. Honored guest was U.S. Congressman Mike Coffman who shared information about his district and the historic vote on the deal with Iran.
An Arapahoe County jury on Thursday convicted 27-year-old James Holmes of killing 12 moviegoers and wounding dozens of others in an Aurora movie theater in 2012.
Parking at the new VA hospital in Aurora won't come cheap — especially for U.S. taxpayers.
Both houses of Congress have passed a bill guaranteeing funding through September for the new VA medical center in Aurora.