Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) today applauded the passage of key provisions from H.R. 615, known as the Protecting Access for Hunters and Anglers Act of 2023, into the FY24 Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act. The included provisions ensure that none of the allocated appropriations can be utilized to prohibit the use of lead ammunition or… Read more »
Congressman Rob Wittman (R-VA) today joined Reps. Joe Courtney (D-CT), Mike Gallagher (R-WI), and Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) to introduce the American Security Drone Act of 2023. The act would prohibit the federal government from purchasing drones manufactured in countries identified as national security threats, such as People's Republic of China (PRC).
“If America is to prevail in this… Read more »
Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01), vice chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, alongside a group of 37 other lawmakers, urging the expedited delivery of Foreign Military Sales (FMS) and Foreign Military Financing (FMF) aid to Israel.
“Israel requires our unequivocal support as they respond to the unconscionable… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) today released the following statement after voting for the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2024 and Other Extensions Act.
“Congress has a responsibility to keep our government open and operating in order to provide essential services to our constituents, while at the same time ensuring the government functions… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) voted in favor of H.R. 4365, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2024 – which includes many key priorities that he championed – including bolstering military readiness to counter the Chinese Communist Party, funding innovative weapons systems, offsetting effects of the Biden administration’s… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Wittman (VA-01) today applauded the unanimous passage of his bill, H.R. 4051 - the Supporting the Health of Aquatic systems through Research Knowledge and Enhanced Dialogue (SHARKED) Act, out of the House Committee on Natural Resources.
“Our anglers and commercial fishermen make great contributions to our economy and our marine environment, and we must do… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01), vice chairman of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC), today participated in the committee’s hearing on defense cooperation with Taiwan. He stressed the need to clear the significant backlog in foreign military sales to Taiwan – using every tool at the State Department’s and Defense Department’s disposal – to support… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Wittman (VA-01) testified to the Ways and Means Committee on H.R.1477 - the Freedom to Invest in Tomorrow’s Workforce Act, which he introduced to increase access to educational workforce opportunities. This bipartisan bill, which currently has 65 cosponsors from both sides of the aisle, would permit the use of tax-advantaged 529 savings accounts to… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Armed Services Committee Vice Chairman Rob Wittman (VA-01) was joined by Congressman Carlos Gimenez (FL-28), Congresswoman Jen Kiggans (VA-02), and Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) on a bipartisan CODEL trip to the Indo-Pacific, where the Members met with senior officials to discuss security issues and deterrence measures to counter increasing… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) joined ‘Mornings with Maria’ on Fox Business today to discuss U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo’s upcoming trip to China, the latest failure of the Biden administration to project American strength to Chinese Communist Party officials.
“Based on previous visits by Secretary Blinken and Secretary Yellen, I'm not sure what's going… Read more »