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The House Armed Services Committee Republicans; Twitter feed of the latest committee news and updates
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TheHillOpinion Sep 9
Congress needs to get its act together for defense funding Red the full story: Via
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Rep. Austin Scott Sep 9
I recently returned from a visit to Germany, Nigeria, Niger, Mali & France, where I met with servicemembers assigned to . As a member, I sought to better understand counterterrorism efforts & the growing Russian & Chinese influence across Africa.
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The Daily Signal Aug 30
FACT CHECKING : Watch set the record straight about which administration was actually “soft on Russia...” Banks: When Ukraine asked Obama for help, he sent them blankets; Trump has sent them lethal aid to fight back against Russian aggression.
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Armed Services Aug 28
Today echoed : “Our troops have been held hostage to protracted political fights for too long....Secretary Esper is right, continuing resolutions ‘harm our military readiness and stifle our modernization efforts.’ I join his call to avoid another CR.”
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Armed Services Jul 25
Tune into to hear talk about the recent budget deal.
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Armed Services Jul 22
Replying to @HASCRepublicans
"This deal remains consistent with last year’s budget resolution, allows us to give our troops all of the pay and benefits they deserve and have earned, maintains our competitive edge against Russia and China, and continues to restore readiness.” 5/5
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Armed Services Jul 22
Replying to @HASCRepublicans
"something Congress hasn’t done in recent memory. By doing so, we will potentially save billions by avoiding wasteful stopgap measures. For those reasons, this agreement has my strong support and I urge all of my colleagues to vote for it...4/ 5
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Armed Services Jul 22
Replying to @HASCRepublicans
“While I believe that our military needs more funding than this agreement provides, it undoubtedly makes our military stronger and more agile. We cannot underestimate the incredible benefit of funding our troops on time for the second year in a row... 3/5
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Armed Services Jul 22
Replying to @HASCRepublicans
"Asking our men and women in uniform to do too much with too little has had tragic and fatal consequences across the force. President Trump’s leadership and bipartisan support in Congress has begun to turn that around... 2/5
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Armed Services Jul 22
Statement from supporting the Budget Deal: “Three years ago, America’s military was hobbled by a readiness crisis that left all of us less safe. Too few planes could fly, too few ships could sail, and too few troops were ready to deploy... 1 /5
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The Aspen Institute Jul 20
“I think a number of people, both sides of the aisle, take those words seriously.” - talks about congress’s role in authorizing force. Tune in live:
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Rep. Paul Mitchell Jul 12
Today, the House will vote on the National Authorization Act () – which has been passed in a bipartisan manner for the last 58 years. Unfortunately, this year the bill has become partisan with cuts to funding for troop modernization, readiness, and training.
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Armed Services Jul 12
“There's lots of good in this bill. There is a lot of good and a lot of bad.” For full remarks:
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Armed Services Jul 12
Replying to @HASCRepublicans
"But there is concern, at least among the members on my side of the aisle, that a lot of that progress we have made together stands a chance of slipping backwards with this bill." 4/4
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Armed Services Jul 12
Replying to @HASCRepublicans
"Together we grappled to turn the corner and do a better job. And there's a lot of pride in what the committee, together, has done over the years... 3/4
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Armed Services Jul 12
Replying to @HASCRepublicans
"Together we've done a lot of good work over the years. 58 straight years. In recent years, we have, together, grappled with....readiness crisis that resulted in the highest number of aviation deaths in six years last year and increasing number of accidents... 2/4
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Armed Services Jul 12
Ranking Member makes his closing argument on the : 1/4
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US Rep. Mike Turner Jul 12
Today the House will vote on my amendment to remove a provision by in that is unilateral nuclear disarmament.
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House Foreign Affairs GOP Jul 11
"What can our military do if attacks American civilians? …Under this reckless amendment: Absolutely nothing... This will tie our military’s hands at a perilous time. We need Iran & its terrorist proxies to think twice before they attack." - LR on AMD #423
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House Foreign Affairs GOP Jul 11
"... This is not the time to play politics w/ our national security. ’s saber-rattling is not going away anytime soon. This amendment will give comfort to our enemy who has the blood of Americans on their hands." - LR opposes dangerous amendment #423 to the
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