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Wittman Statement on North Korea’s Spy Satellite Images of United States

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Congressman Rob Wittman (R-VA) released the following statement regarding reports that North Korea’s new spy satellite captured images of key U.S. sites: “I strongly condemn North Korea’s latest launch of a military satellite, which violated multiple international resolutions against the use of ballistic missile technology. The pictures the satellite took of the White House,…

Wittman Joins Fox Business to Discuss Biden’s Soft-on-China Policies

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Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) today joined Fox Business on “Cavuto: Coast to Coast” to discuss the consequences of President Biden’s soft-on-China policies and the urgent importance of securing the release of hostages held by Hamas in Gaza. (Watch the full interview) On China talking about working a peace agreement in the Middle East: “We know that China is a transactional nation —…

Wittman Urges DOD to Resolve F-16 Backlog to Taiwan

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As first reported by Bloomberg, Congressman Rob Wittman (R-VA), vice chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, sent a letter to Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall, alongside a group of 23 other lawmakers, urging the Defense Department to resolve extended delivery delays for upgraded F-16 multirole fighters and ground support equipment, which the United States owes to…

Wittman Joins Fox Business to Discuss Biden Administration’s Failed China Strategy, Chinese Communist Party’s TikTok Propaganda

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Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) joined ‘Mornings with Maria’ on Fox Business today to discuss failed outcomes from President Biden’s meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in San Francisco this week, as well as the Chinese Communist Party’s role in promoting anti-American propaganda.   (Watch) On President Biden claiming…

Wittman: Biden Administration Must Accelerate U.S. Nuclear Capability to Boost Strategic Posture

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During a House Armed Services Committee hearing, Vice Chairman Rob Wittman (R-VA) emphasized that the Biden administration must accelerate a critical new nuclear capability to boost the U.S. military’s strategic posture.  Leaders of the bipartisan Congressional Commission on the Strategic Posture of the United States, Chair Madelyn Creedon and Vice Chair Jon Kyl, testified on the…

Wittman Discusses FY24 NDAA, AUKUS Security Pact, Submarine Industrial Base, Shipbuilding at POLITICO Defense Summit

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This week, Congressman Rob Wittman, vice chairman of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC), discussed the Senate’s holdup of the Fiscal Year 2024 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) conference process, supplemental funding for the U.S. submarine industrial base, U.S. shipbuilding, and the security pact between Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States, known as…

Wittman Statement on Biden-Xi Meeting

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Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01), vice chairman of the House Armed Services Committee and member of the Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party, released the following statement ahead of Wednesday’s meeting between President Biden and Xi Jinping: “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. After sending a series of…

Wittman, Norcross Urge Army to Counter CCP Aggression Through Guam’s Missile Defense

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Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01), vice chairman of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) and chairman of the Tactical Air Land Forces (TAL) Subcommittee, and Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01), ranking member of the subcommittee, sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of the Army Christine Wormuth, urging the Army to support Guam's cruise missile defense against the Chinese Communist…

Wittman, Virginia Leaders Statement on Selection Process For New FBI HQ

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Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) joined Gov. Glenn Youngkin, Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA), and Reps. Jen Kiggans (VA-02), Gerry Connolly (VA-11), Don Beyer (VA-08), Jennifer McClellan (VA-04), Bobby Scott (VA-03), Abigail Spanberger (VA-07), and Jennifer Wexton (VA-10) to issue a statement following new reports regarding the selection process run by the General…