The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program has been delayed again and will cost at least $500 million more, according to correspondence between the Pentagon and the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee.
House lawmakers voted overwhelmingly to approve an annual defense policy bill that would halt the drawdown on end strength of the U.S. military services, implement reforms at the Department of Defense, and give America’s troops a pay raise.
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) told House Republicans on a conference call Monday morning that he will no longer defend Donald Trump and instead focus on retaining his party’s majority in the chamber.
Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.) on Wednesday introduced legislation aimed to prevent the overmedication of the nation’s veterans in an effort to curtail suicide deaths of former service members.
Regulations issued under the Obama administration could cost taxpayers roughly $350 billion, according to a new report released by Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.).
Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.) condemned China’s “militarization” of the South China Sea Friday afternoon, characterizing Beijing as a “bully” that has used its power to disrupt the international order in the Asia-Pacific.
Senator Rob Portman of Ohio is not exactly Mr. Personality. He’s not a culture warrior or a populist firebrand. He’s a soft-spoken wonky Baby Boomer interested in budgets, finance, and taxes. He won’t be seen with Donald Trump but welcomed former boss George W. Bush to a private fundraiser last month. Also, he enjoys a significant lead over challenger Ted Strickland.