January 10th, 2018
On Inauguration Day 2017, the Obama administration left President Trump a severely weakened and constrained military. For the better part of a decade, President Obama allowed his administration’s sequestration to destroy the...
December 19th, 2017
Congressmen Rodney Davis (IL-13) and I recently won our fight to preserve education tax benefits in the final tax reform bill. Both the graduate tuition waiver (Section 117(d)) and employer tuition assistance benefits (...
December 14th, 2017
Ranking Member Seth Moulton (MA-6) of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations and I sent a letter to Secretary of Defense James Mattis expressing concern about the Department of Defense’s (DoD...
September 20th, 2017
Congressman Jim Banks (IN-03), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, and I visited Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB) yesterday.
July 20th, 2017
I released the following statement following President Donald Trump’s recertification of the Iran Nuclear Deal:
May 31st, 2017
Today, Congresswoman Niki Tsongas (MA-3) and I, Co-Chairs of the Military Sexual Assault Prevention Caucus, introduced the BE HEARD Act, new legislation that continues the lawmakers’ bipartisan effort to combat sexual...
September 13th, 2016
I sent a letter with House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Jason Chaffetz to U.S. Government Accountability Office Comptroller General Gene L.
February 25th, 2016
The inquiry I requested has provided us with new information and has resulted in the PBGC making meaningful, substantive changes that will hold the agency accountable to Delphi Salaried Retirees. For far too long, these...
March 13th, 2015
Following press reports that President Obama negotiated a secret deal with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and unilaterally agreed not to provide lethal assistance to Ukraine, I sent
February 25th, 2015
Last week, I introduced legislation that would extend the Health Coverage Tax Credit (HCTC) for the Delphi Salaried Retirees.
January 3rd, 2018
I released the following statement after Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei blamed Iran’s “enemies” for protests against the Iranian government:
December 15th, 2017
Co-Chairs Niki Tsongas (MA-3) and I of the Military Sexual Assault Prevention Caucus held a briefing recently on the Department of Defense’s (DoD) reporting of sexual assault convictions. Afterwards, we released the...
September 25th, 2017
Congressmen Steve Stivers (OH-15) and I visited Alkermes recently to learn about its medical approach to combating the opioid epidemic.
August 9th, 2017
I released the following statement after the Commission to Combat Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis recommended that President Donald Trump grant a waiver to the states to eliminate barriers to substance abuse treatment...
July 6th, 2017
Last week the House Armed Services Committee marked up the FY 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). I was proud to see the NDAA for FY18 pass out of committee to give the people protecting us what...
April 17th, 2017
Aging out of foster care should not mean aging into homelessness. The Fostering Stable Housing Opportunities Act will remove obstacles blocking these vulnerable youths’ access to safe housing during their overnight...
June 3rd, 2016
Whether it is the IRS targeting taxpayers for their political beliefs, or Secretary Clinton’s use of a private email server, the Administration has refused to appoint non-partisan, independent investigators to lead these...
January 7th, 2016
As Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces, I issued the below statement following claims by the government of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea that it has successfully...
March 4th, 2015
Following Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to a joint session of Congress, I released the following statement.A nuclear Iran is unacceptable.
February 11th, 2015
Within the last year, Mr. Putin has flagrantly and deliberately violated the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, the Budapest Memorandum, and the Minsk Protocol.