Washington D.C. — U.S. Representative Mike Rogers (R-AL), Lead Republican of the House Armed Services Committee, delivered the following opening remarks at a House Committee on Rules hearing regarding H.R. 4350, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22).
Lead Republican Rogers' remarks as prepared for delivery:
Chairman McGovern, Ranking Member Cole, members of the Committee, thank you for having me here today.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Rogers (R-AL), Lead Republican of the House Armed Services Committee, released a statement today regarding the news the August 20th airstrike killed Afghan civilians, including children.
“The news today that the August 29th airstrike ordered by President Biden killed Afghan civilians, including children, is gut-wrenching. This was a tragic mistake. I am praying for the families of the victims.
The Subcommittee on Cyber, Innovative Technologies, and Information Systems has jurisdiction over Department of Defense policy related to the acquisition of computer software, the electromagnetic spectrum, and electromagnetic warfare; and Department of Defense policy and programs and accounts related to artificial intelligence, cyber security, cyber operations, cyber forces, information technol
The Subcommittee on Intelligence and Special Operations has jurisdiction over Department of Defense policy and programs and accounts related to military intelligence, national intelligence, countering weapons of mass destruction, counter-proliferation, counter-terrorism, other sensitive military operations, and special operations forces.