U.S. Representative Mac Thornberry visits Memphis

Rep. Mac Thornberry talks national security

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - As part of a nationwide tour, U.S. Representative Mac Thornberry of Texas made a stop in Memphis.

He addressed national security topics like the capture of Julian Assange and border security.

Thornberry also talked about the time he spent in Sri Lanka.

He says the attack should remind Americans that terror attacks can happen anywhere.

"The Sri Lanka attacks remind us that terrorism is not dead. We have to have a military presence in a variety of countries," said Thornberry.

He also believes national security is important here in Memphis.

He said jobs and the economy depend on an international system that promotes global trade.

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