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Waltz Statement on SCOTUS Roe v. Wade Decision

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, U.S. Congressman Mike Waltz released the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court Roe v. Wade decision: “Today’s decision by the Supreme Court to reverse Roe will save millions of innocent, unborn lives. The 1973 Roe v. Wade decision was based on outdated science and a flawed constitutional interpretation. Instead, today’s decision will allow states to det...

Waltz Statement Supporting FY23 Defense Bill

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness U.S. Congressman Mike Waltz (FL-6) issued the following statement in support of the Fiscal Year 2023 National Defense Authorization Act, which includes several of his priorities, including ensuring United States military readiness as well as addressing the growing threats the United States faces fr...

Waltz, Soto, Donalds, and Swalwell Introduce the National R&D Strategy for Distributed Ledger Technology Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Tuesday, U.S. Representatives Mike Waltz (R-FL), Darren Soto (D-FL), Byron Donalds (R-FL), and Eric Swalwell (D-CA) introduced the National R&D Strategy for Distributed Ledger Technology Act of 2022 in the House that would require the federal government to coordinate research and development efforts on distributed ledger technologies (DLT) and their applications. This bill is...

VIDEO: Waltz Opening Statement at Subcommittee on Readiness FY23 Markup

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, U.S. Congressman Mike Waltz (FL-6), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness, delivered the opening statement at the subcommittee markup for the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2023. Waltz emphasized the importance of the Fiscal Year 2023 Readiness subcommittee mark as it fulfills “our commitment to readiness and...

VIDEO: Waltz Presses Chief of Naval Operations on U.S. Naval Readiness, Competition with China

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, U.S. Congressman Mike Waltz (FL-6) pressed U.S. Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Michael Gilday on U.S. naval readiness in comparison to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) during the House Armed Services Committee hearing on the Department of the Navy Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Request. Waltz asked Admiral Gilday if he agreed with the recent assessment by the U.S. int...

Waltz Presses SEC on Forbes Sale to CCP-Linked SPAC

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Friday, U.S. Representative Mike Waltz (FL-6), sent a letter to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Gary Gensler pressing for information regarding the SEC’s proxy screening of the Forbes Global Media Holdings (Forbes) acquisition by a Chinese special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), Magnum Opus Acquisition Limited (Magnum Opus). The inquiry follows Rep....

Waltz Asks Treasury If Forbes Acquisition by CCP-Linked Company Is Under CFIUS Review

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Sunday, U.S. Congressman Mike Waltz (FL-6) sent a letter to Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen asking if the ongoing acquisition of Forbes Global Media Holdings (Forbes) by a China-based special purchase acquisition company (SPAC), Magnum Opus Ltd (Magnum Opus), is under review by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). Last August, Forbes announ...

Waltz Statement on the Biden Administration Banning Anti-Satellite Missile Tests

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Monday, U.S. Congressman Mike Waltz (FL-6) released the following statement regarding the Biden Administration banning anti-satellite missile tests: “The Biden Administration has yet again demonstrated their national security priorities are not founded in the reality of threats facing our country. “While the Chinese Communist Party launches more into space than the rest of th...

Waltz Appointed Conferee to Negotiate China Legislation

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, U.S. Congressman Mike Waltz (FL-6) released the following statement regarding his appointment by Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) as a House Republican Core Conferee from the Science, Space, and Technology Committee to the Conference Committee considering the United States Innovation and Competition Act (USICA): “The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is planning...

VIDEO: Waltz Presses Sec. Austin, Gen. Milley on U.S. Military Assistance to Ukraine, Extremism and Taiwan

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, U.S. Congressman Mike Waltz (FL-6) pressed U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark Milley on the United States military’s assistance to Ukraine, including sophisticated weapons and training, as well as extremism in the United States military, and parallels between Taiwan and Ukraine during the House Armed Services...

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