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 »
The U.S. Army must move faster to deter near-term threats. Although the Army has a strategy to modernize the force by 2030, that is just seven years away and potentially four years too late if the Chinese Communist Party attempts to retake Taiwan by force by 2027, as our military commanders suggest.
To effectively deter Chinese President Xi Jinping, the U.S. Army must develop a clear and… 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 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. – 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 »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) joined ‘Mornings with Maria’ on Fox Business today to discuss the alarming increase in cooperation between China and Russia, transparency and accountability in support for Ukraine against Russia’s unprovoked invasion, and the Biden administration’s failure to help American families facing rising grocery and gas prices due to record… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) today joined colleagues on the House Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to introduce the Dump Investments in Troublesome Communist Holdings Act (DITCH Act). This bill would force non-profits, university endowments, public pension plans, and any other tax-exempt entity to divest from Chinese companies or lose… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Rob Wittman today joined ‘Cavuto: Coast to Coast’ to discuss the House Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party’s recent investigation into BlackRock and Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) as well as the dangers of U.S. investments in companies controlled by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).
To block U.S. capital from… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) today introduced legislation to authorize the Office of Strategic Capital (OSC) at the Department of Defense (DoD), which will foster partnerships with private capital providers to support the advancement of critical technologies in the military. This builds on the congressman’s commitment to fostering defense innovation to give the U.S.… Read more »