Smith Statement on Passage of the FY2017 NDAA Out of Committee

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA) of the House Armed Services Committee made the following statement on the mark-up and passage of the FY2017 National Defense Authorization Act out of Committee: “This Committee is maintaining its bip...

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Republicans Vote to Allow Confederate Flag to Fly at The Citadel

Washington, DC – Today during the National Defense Authorization Act markup, Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee voted to adopt an amendment that would allow the state of South Carolina to override a federal measure withdrawing ROTC support for The C...

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Ranking Member Smith Statement on NDAA Funding

Washington D.C. – Ranking Member Smith released the following statement about the Chairman’s mark for the FY17 NDAA: “The approach to funding that has been adopted in the Chairman’s mark is incredibly problematic. First, it cuts funding for Ove...

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Military Letters Confirm Sage Grouse Protections Don’t Compromise Readiness, National Security

Washington DC- Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-Wash.) and House Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) released letters from senior military officials this morning stating clearly that despite Republican claims...

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