National Defense Authorization Act
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.
October 22nd, 2020
In the letter, we call for inclusion of the U.S. Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act, facilitation of cooperative research and manufacturing to combat COVID-19, and the establishment of a United-States-Israel...
July 22nd, 2020
Yesterday on the floor, I discussed my amendment to restore semiconductor manufacturing back to American soil, which passed this afternoon as part of the National Defense Authorization Act. Excerpts of my remarks...
July 2nd, 2020
This week, the Senate will pass the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2021.
January 6th, 2020
With the first partisan impeachment vote since the Civil War complete, the spotlight will now shift to the U.S. Senate. Taking part in an impeachment trial is a solemn responsibility, and one I take extraordinarily seriously...
December 12th, 2019
Yesterday, the bipartisan bill by U.S. Representatives Abigail Spanberger (VA-07) and I to ensure the intelligence community prioritizes resources to combat drug trafficking, human trafficking and human smuggling in the...
June 26th, 2019
This week, the Senate is considering the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020.
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...
July 24th, 2020
Yesterday, the Senate passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2021.
July 2nd, 2020
The Military Justice Improvement Act would professionalize how the military prosecutes serious crimes by moving the decision over whether to prosecute them to independent, trained, professional military prosecutors.
July 1st, 2020
On the Senate floor yesterday, I spoke about an amendment I introduced to the National Defense Authorization Act to change current leave policy for U.S. servicemembers so their pre-approved parental leave is not terminated...
December 13th, 2019
Recently, I joined my colleagues to support the bipartisan Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) conference report, which includes the Damon Paul Nelson and Matthew Young Pollard...
July 15th, 2019
For the first time in history, Democrats are circumventing the democratic process in the House of Representatives and are replacing the people’s voice with the voice of a chosen few.
August 22nd, 2018
For 56 years, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) has been the primary way in which Congress executes its Article 1 constitutional obligation to “provide for the common defense.” In today’s dangerous world we...
July 24th, 2018
Today on the floor, I praised the inclusion of legislation to strengthen the foreign investment review process to better protect national security interests in the final version of the National Defense Authorization Act (...