National Defense Authorization Act
December 29th, 2021
The FY22 NDAA authorizes significant funding to improve the quality of life for the dedicated military families at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. I worked to secure funding for a new childcare center, Army Reserves...
December 17th, 2021
Legislation I authored was included in this year’s NDAA to benefit Texas military instillations and servicemembers as well as support ongoing national security efforts.
December 9th, 2021
Republicans fought hard to defeat the Democrats' poison pill provisions and attempts to defund our military.
November 12th, 2021
I urge my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to reassert our bipartisan consensus that Putin’s pipeline is bad for American national security and the security of our allies, and to impose sanctions on entities ...
October 7th, 2021
I called on Republicans to oppose the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) unless two unacceptable provisions are removed: drafting our daughters and red flag laws that threaten service members’ Second Amendment rights...
September 27th, 2021
The National Digital Reserve Corps harnesses the power of private sector digital, AI, and cybersecurity experts to bolster the cybersecurity efforts of our federal government.
September 24th, 2021
I recently spoke on the Floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to urge my colleagues to support my amendment to the FY22 National Defense Authorization Act, which states clearly that Israel is a critical defense partner...
September 3rd, 2021
We are saving lives and creating jobs in TX-04 by authorizing this procurement to the safety of our HMMWVs.
April 22nd, 2021
Our adversaries are utilizing espionage campaigns disguised as business interests right next door to U.S. military installations, which cannot be allowed to stand.
April 2nd, 2021
Servicemembers deserve time to grieve the loss of their child instead of being forced to return to work.
December 28th, 2021
By retrofitting our current fleet, we are saving the Army and our hardworking American taxpayers billions while providing critical safety upgrades that will save lives.
December 10th, 2021
I am very happy with the final NDAA, which ensures that Texas’ 13th District will remain at the forefront of the national defense conversation, guarantees our military’s readiness and competitiveness, and protects...
November 17th, 2021
Here at home, there is no question that China is a looming presence, but it's not in our backyard. We don't see its warships on our coastlines or worry about an imminent military invasion on our shores. But that's not the...
October 11th, 2021
I recently joined Texas radio host Chad Hasty in an interview about the absurd provisions in the National Defense Authorization Act and my efforts to get Republicans to oppose them.
October 1st, 2021
As we work with our partners in the Senate to decide on the final version of the bill, I will fight to ensure any red flag provisions are removed from the bill.
September 27th, 2021
On Wednesday, I spoke on the House Floor in opposition to the PLUM Amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act.
September 23rd, 2021
I recently spoke on the House Floor in support of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022.
July 27th, 2021
We need to stop the politicization of the Department of Defense and keep our Armed Forces focused on their goal of defending our national security. The Restoring Military Focus Act is an important and necessary step to push...
April 13th, 2021
Yesterday, I led a bipartisan group of Senate colleagues in sending a letter to President Biden requesting that he fund the initiatives to restore semiconductor manufacturing to American soil from the Creating Helpful...
December 10th, 2020
The FY2021 NDAA is a bipartisan work product that will give our troops the resources they need, bolster relationships with our allies, and keep America safe from growing threats around the globe. I’m especially pleased the...