Congress

Lawmakers Highlight ‘Urgency’ To Train Aussie Submariners As AUKUS Celebrates One Year

“Whether you’re developing a workforce to build it or those to operate it, the sooner we begin that training pipeline, the better off we will be,” Rep. Donald Norcross said.

Arlington’s Confederate Memorial Should Go, Commission Says

The 1914 monument “is problematic from top to bottom,” the Naming Commission’s vice chair said.

Space Chief Nominee Worried About Launchpad ‘Traffic Jams’

The Space Force will “need to look at other opportunities” as launch cadence grows, Lt. Gen. Chance Saltzman told lawmakers.

10 High-School Questions for the Authors of the ‘Principles’ Open Letter

Actual civics students would demand more from the former SecDefs and retired four-stars who opined so vaguely on civil-military “best practices.”

Conservative Groups Urging Lawmakers To Vote ‘No’ On More Ukraine Aid

“This new package will prolong a fight that lacks an American dog, allowing regional allies to shirk their security responsibilities yet again,” one former Trump official said.

Lawmakers Want Damage Assessment After ‘Highly Classified’ Documents Found at Trump's House

House committee chairs ask intel-community chief how badly national security could be hurt by the information in the recovered documents.

The US Navy's Fleet Plan Has Two Strikes Against It

A recent report about the plan is classified, which will hinder leaders’ efforts to talk about it, and the service lacks a confirmed acquisition chief.

In ‘Irresponsible Act,’ China Trims Defense Communications with US

White House decries reduction in discussion channels at a time of rising tensions.

Senate Votes To Add Finland, Sweden to NATO

Twenty-three NATO members have now ratified the accessions. Seven still need to act.

Dems Using Burn-Pit Vote To Target GOP Opponents in Midterms

“They’re for wars…but they’re not for veterans,” a Marine Corps vet running for the Senate said.

House Republicans Skip Abortion Hearing With Military Doctors, Troops

Witnesses shared personal stories and pleaded for Congress to protect abortion access, saying it will only get worse after Dobbs.

Schumer ‘Committed’ To Vote On Finland, Sweden Joining NATO Before Recess, Aide Says

The resolution is expected to pass easily, but the timeline could be slowed by objections from a few senators.