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  • Breakfast With Rob: Fredericksburg
    Posted in Press Releases on November 4, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Veterans, Health Care, Transportation & Infrastructure

    FREDERICKSBURG - Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) had the latest stop of his “Breakfast With Rob” series at the Paradise Diner in Fredericksburg, Virginia. He kicked off the series in June in Tappahannock and in the months following, he stopped in Kilmarnock, Ashland, and Dumfries. He will continue stopping into local favorite breakfast spots across the First District to talk with folks about the issues that matter most to them. “This morning I had a great time talking with folks at the Pa... Read more

  • Wittman Applauds Passage of Veteran Treatment Court Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on October 28, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) was thrilled at the House passage of HR 886, the Veteran Treatment Court Coordination Act of 2019 – of which he is a proud co-sponsor. Modeled after several other successful specialty courts, this bill directs the Department of Justice to establish a Veteran Treatment Court Program to provide grants and technical assistance for state, local, and tribal governments to develop and maintain veteran treatment courts. “It is absolutely critical that... Read more

  • Wittman Cosponsors Legislation to Impose Sanctions Against Turkey
    Posted in Press Releases on October 16, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Veterans

    WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) joined 90 of his colleagues to introduce legislation that seeks to impose sanctions against Turkey in response to its military offensive actions against Kurdish forces in Syria. “Congress must act to limit the potential catastrophic impact of this aggression,” Wittman said. “This bloodshed must stop – if Turkey decides to continue on with these violent actions, then they must face the consequences associated with their aggression. The United St... Read more

  • Breakfast With Rob: Dumfries
    Posted in Press Releases on October 4, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Veterans, Health Care, Transportation & Infrastructure

    DUMFRIES – Yesterday, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) had the latest stop of his “Breakfast With Rob” series at the Montclair Family Restaurant in Dumfries, Virginia. He kicked off the series in June in Tappahannock, with his second stop in Kilmarnock in July, and his third stop in Ashland last month. He will continue stopping into local favorite breakfast spots across the First District to talk with folks about the issues that matter most to them. “This morning I had a great time talking with f... Read more

  • Breakfast With Rob: Ashland
    Posted in Press Releases on September 17, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Veterans, Health Care, Transportation & Infrastructure

    ASHLAND – Yesterday, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) had the latest stop of his “Breakfast With Rob” series at the Rise & Shine Diner in Ashland, Virginia. He kicked off the series in June in Tappahannock, with his second stop in Kilmarnock in July. He will continue stopping into local favorite breakfast spots across the First District to talk with folks about the issues that matter most to them. “This morning I had a great time talking with folks at the Rise & Shine Diner,” said Wittman. “I’m w... Read more

  • Wittman Named to NDAA Conference Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on September 17, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Veterans

    WASHINGTON – Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-1), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee, has been named by Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy to the congressional conference committee that will negotiate differences between the House and Senate versions of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)—the bill that authorizes spending and sets forth the policies for the Department of Defense—for Fiscal Year 2020. “Threats to our national security arise e... Read more

  • Congressman Wittman Advocates for First District Veterans
    Posted in Press Releases on September 11, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Veterans

    WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) testified in front of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, advocating on behalf of our nation’s veterans. The First District is home to one of the highest growing veterans populations in the country, while also supporting several bases as well. As a member representing so many men and women who have made incredible sacrifices for our nation, serving our military and veterans is Congressman Wittman’s priority. He specifically asked for move... Read more

  • Wittman: We must get our nation’s fiscal house in order
    Posted in Press Releases on July 25, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Veterans, Federal Employees, Taxes & Economy, Reforming Congress

    WASHINGTON – Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) released this statement after voting “no” on the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019: “It is imperative that we get our nation’s fiscal house in order and work to address our debt and deficit – or else we continue to push the problems of today onto our children and grandchildren. The longer we fail to address our nation’s spending problem, the harder it becomes to solve the problem of our country’s crippling debt. I have long advocated for budgetary certain... Read more

  • Wittman to Pelosi: There is too much to be done
    Posted in Press Releases on July 18, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Veterans, Federal Employees, Immigration, Health Care, Transportation & Infrastructure , Family Values, Taxes & Economy, Environment, Education, Reforming Congress

    WASHINGTON – Today, Congressmen Rob Wittman sent another letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urging her to keep the House in-session through August to complete critical legislative items. “On June 28, 2019, I wrote you asking that you cancel the August recess if the House had not addressed the many critical issues facing our Nation,” Wittman wrote. “Three weeks later, we are no further on the major issues affecting the American people. Therefore, I again urge you to cancel the August recess and... Read more

  • Wittman Votes Against Unprecedentedly Partisan FY20 NDAA
    Posted in Press Releases on July 12, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Veterans

    WASHINGTON - Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01), Ranking Member of the Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces, released this statement after voting “no,” for the first time ever, on House passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for the Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20): “For decades, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) has been a bipartisan process, but that long history of reaching across the aisle came to an end today. Since I arrived in Congress 11 years a... Read more

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