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Mar 13, 2019 Opening Statement

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Intelligence, Emerging Threats and Capabilities, made the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, on the Subcommittee's hearing titled “Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Request for U.S. Cyber Command.”


"Thank you Chairman Langevin, and thank you for holding this important hearing.

Mar 13, 2019 Press Release

Today, Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee- together with all other Republican members of the Committee- officially delivered their "views and estimates" of the President's FY20 DOD budget request to the House Budget Committee.

Mar 12, 2019 Opening Statement

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Rep. Trent Kelly (R-MS), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel, made the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, on the Subcommittee's hearing titled “Outside Perspectives on Military Personnel Policy."

"Thank you, Chairwoman Speier.

Mar 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON--Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following statement on the President’s FY20 budget request for the Department of Defense.  The White House is expected to request $750 billion in DOD funding, $34 billion over FY19 funding levels. After accounting for inflation, the budget request represents only a 2.7% increase in real growth from FY19.  Thornberry said:
 

Mar 7, 2019 Opening Statement

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-CO), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness, made the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, on the Subcommittee's joint hearing with the Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces, titled “U.S. Transportation Command and Maritime Administration: State of the Mobility Enterprise."

Mar 7, 2019 Opening Statement

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Rep. Rob Wittman (R-VA), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces, made the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, on the Subcommittee's joint hearing with the Subcommittee on Readiness titled “U.S. Transportation Command and Maritime Administration: State of the Mobility Enterprise."

Mar 5, 2019 Defense Drumbeat

WASHINGTON- On Wednesday, the House Armed Services Committee will convene a hearing on Nuclear Deterrence Policy.  Topics will range from the cost of maintaining and upgrading our nuclear arsenal, withdrawal from the INF Treaty, and a proposed No First Use Policy.  Each of these controversial issues has been surrounded by myths and half-truths.  Before the hearing begins, we should get to The Ground Truth:

Mar 5, 2019 Defense Drumbeat

Nuclear Modernization Is Affordable And Critical

 

 “It's not an enormous part of our budget, but it is a critical part of our budget.”

Ash Carter, President Obama’s Secretary of Defense, March 2016

 

Mar 1, 2019 Opening Statement

 

Feb 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON-- Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following statement on efforts to eliminate North Korea's nuclear weapons program and the recent summit in Vietnam.
 

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