WASHINGTON, D.C. — This week, U.S. Reps. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) and Elaine Luria (D-Va.) led a letter to conferees for the annual defense bill, requesting the inclusion of their bipartisan measure to research and treat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) for veterans.
The United States-Israel PTSD Collaborative Research Act would leverage research and assets from both the U.S. and… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Friday, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) issued the following statement on Democrats’ failure to prioritize the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act and the likelihood of a Continuing Resolution to fund the Department of Defense:
“Congress has a duty to provide resources for our warfighters. Unfortunately, Democrats have failed to prioritize our troops… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) issued the following statement on Attorney General William Barr’s announcement on the FBI finding the military trainee who killed three U.S. sailors and wounded several others at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola last December was working with al-Qaeda operatives:
“Today’s announcement is an unfortunate reminder that terror… Read more »
The coronavirus pandemic is a wake-up call for everyone that we must completely rethink our relationship with China. But if a group of Obama-era retirement board appointees has its way, our military members and federal employees will soon be directly contributing, through their retirement plans, to those propaganda efforts, China’s military buildup, and its ultimate goal of global… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – America must wake up to the reality of the Chinese Communist Party’s infiltration and stop their path to global dominance, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) warned on America’s News HQ on Saturday.
“[Coronavirus] is part of a much bigger picture here. What we’re dealing with, to be clear, is the Chinese Communist Party, not the Chinese people. The Chinese… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – If a group of Obama-appointed federal retirement board members have their way, members of the United States military and federal employees will inadvertently fund China’s People’s Liberation Army through their federal retirement plans – but a bill introduced Friday by U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) would put a stop to the practice and ensure the retirement money is… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) issued the following statement in response to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) policy change to notify state officials if local election systems have been breached:
“Our elections system is perhaps the most critical of all infrastructure to our republic – and as we’ve seen in the past, it is constantly under attack from… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, the Chairs of the bipartisan For Country Caucus – which is comprised of veterans serving in Congress – celebrated a lengthy list of accomplishments for the military, veterans and military families in the 2020 Fiscal Year National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which President Donald J. Trump will sign into law today.
“As a veteran, I understand the… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) issued the following statement on his vote in favor of the Fiscal Year 2020 national security package which funds the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the Department of Justice and related agencies.
“Providing resources for national security… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz questioned Department of Defense Secretary Mark Esper and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Mark Milley about President Donald Trump’s pardons of Army 1st Lt. Clint Lorance and Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher, cautioning against quickly categorizing mistakes in combat as war crimes.
“We need to be very careful in equating mistakes,… Read more »