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Wittman Statement on FY23 Marine Corps Audit

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Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01), vice chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement after the U.S. Marine Corps announced their audit opinion for Fiscal Year 2023: “After years of failed audits from the Defense Department, I’m pleased to see the U.S. Marine Corps pass their Fiscal Year 2023 audit. There has been severe dysfunction at the Pentagon…

Wittman Joins Fox Business to Discuss Threat of China-Russia Cooperation, Ukraine Funding, Record Inflation

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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…

Rob Wittman: August recess? Congress must stay until the work is done

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Since the beginning of the 118th Congress, House Republicans have made great strides in reducing government spending, addressing the crisis at the southern border, rolling back burdensome regulations, and supporting domestic energy production. Although we have made significant progress in addressing these critical issues, there is still much work to be done. With only a few legislative…

Wittman Votes for Fiscal Responsibility Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) released the following statement after voting in support of H.R. 3746 – the Fiscal Responsibility Act: “For months, despite repeated requests from Speaker McCarthy, President Biden and Congressional Democrats refused to negotiate with House Republicans, recklessly demanding a clean debt ceiling increase and insisting on…

Wittman Votes for Commonsense Solution to the National Debt

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) released the following statement after voting in support of the Limit, Save, Grow Act of 2023. Following the vote, Congressman Wittman stated: “Washington Democrats’ reckless spending has had detrimental effects on our nation’s economy. Americans have experienced record high inflation and gas prices, and our national debt has…

Wittman: Biden's Budget Compromises our National Security

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01), Vice Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement in response to President Biden’s budget for Fiscal Year 2024 (FY24): “Our defense budget must match the threats we face, and those threats are steep. Under President Xi Jinping, the Chinese Communist Party has nearly tripled its defense…

Wittman Reintroduces Legislation Establishing Special IG for Ukraine Aid

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01), Vice Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, announced the reintroduction of his legislation establishing the Office of the Special Inspector General for Ukrainian Military, Economic, and Humanitarian Aid for the 118th Congress. This legislation would ensure that any funding sent to Ukraine for military, economy,…

Opinion: Wittman Committed to Seeing Congress Deliver Results

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This new year brings an exciting new chapter to Congress and the 1st Congressional District of Virginia. Through redistricting, the 1st Congressional District welcomes new areas and new constituents that I am looking forward to representing. I have been fortunate to meet so many of the incredible folks of Virginia’s 1st District. With the addition of Henrico and Chesterfield counties, I…

Wittman Introduces Government Accountability Legislation

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) announced the re-introduction of his legislation that will hold members of Congress accountable and bring transparency back to the budget and appropriations process. Throughout his time in Congress, Congressman Wittman has proposed three government accountability bills: the No Budget No Pay Act, the Stay on Schedule Resolution, and…

Wittman Votes Against $1.7 Trillion Spending Bill

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) released the following statement after voting “no” on Senate Amendment to H.R. 2617 – FY23 Omnibus Appropriations, a $1.7 trillion spending bill.  “Congress had months to properly fund our government; yet, we have once again found ourselves in a completely avoidable situation. I have said time and time again that…