Defense

More Than 100 Dems Flip-Flop on Pentagon Waiver

123 Democrats voted against Mattis waiver but supported Austin

Army (retired) General Lloyd Austin

A total of 124 members of the Democratic caucus in Congress voted to grant a waiver allowing former Army general Lloyd Austin to serve as President Biden’s defense secretary, after voting against granting the same waiver to former Secretary of Defense James Mattis when he was nominated four years ago.

Defense Bill Targets Wallets of Rogue States, Terrorists

Illicit finance measure would close loophole exploited by China, Iran, cartels, and terrorists

U.S. CapitolCongress is weighing new disclosure laws to close a financial loophole that has been exploited by the United States' enemies to fund terrorist and trafficking operations.

Trump Admin Claims Victory in New Space Race

Space Force will be key to countering Chinese and Russian ambitions

The Trump administration is upending decades of American retreat in the final frontier to pull ahead of Russia and China in a 21st-century space race, according to a top Trump administration official.