Armed Forces and National Security

Armed Forces and National Security

Blue Dogs Demand Comprehensive National Security Strategy in Response to Threats Posed by Iran, Proxies Following U.S. Operation to Kill Qasem Soleimani

WASHINGTON—Today, the Co-Chairs of the Blue Dog Coalition's Task Force on National Security, Reps. Max Rose (NY-11) and Kendra Horn (OK-05), issued the following statement calling for the Trump Administration to produce a comprehensive national security strategy to address the threats posed by Iran and its proxies following the U.S. operation to kill Qasem Soleimani:

 

Blue Dogs Appoint Rep. Max Rose to Co-Chair National Security Task Force

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition announced its appointment of Rep. Max Rose (NY-11), a member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, to be Co-Chair of the Blue Dog Task Force on National Security. He will join Rep. Kendra Horn (OK-05), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, to co-lead the National Security Task Force.

 

Members of the Blue Dog Task Force on National Security include the following: Rep. Charlie Crist (FL-13), Rep. Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15), Rep. Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05), Rep. Stephanie Murphy (FL-07), and Rep. Brad Schneider (IL-10).

Blue Dog Leadership Sends Letter to House, Senate Leadership Calling for Bipartisan, Bicameral Effort to Secure U.S. Elections

WASHINGTON—Today, the Co-Chairs of the Blue Dog Coalition and the Co-Chairs of the Blue Dog Task Force on National Security, sent a letter to leadership of both parties and both chambers of Congress calling for an immediate bipartisan, bicameral effort to bring bipartisan election security legislation the floors of both chambers for a vote.

 

House Passes Blue Dog-Endorsed Bipartisan Resolution Supporting Two-State Solution, Opposing Global BDS Movement

WASHINGTON—Today, the House of Representatives passed a bipartisan resolution opposing efforts to delegitimize the state of Israel and the Global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) Movement targeting Israel. The resolution was introduced by Democratic Congressmen Brad Schneider (IL-10) and Jerry Nadler (NY-10) and Republican Congressman Lee Zeldin (NY-01) and Congresswoman Ann Wagner (MO-02).

What They’re Saying About the Blue Dog Coalition’s Election Security Proposal

WASHINGTON—Last week, the Blue Dog Coalition, which focuses on issues related to fiscal responsibility and national security, released a package of legislative proposals in response to the conclusions presented in Volume I of the Mueller Report regarding Russia’s attack against the U.S. political system and attempts to interfere in the 2016 election.

Centrist Dems Hope Post-Mueller Election Security Plan Will Give Them Leverage in 2020

The House’s most moderate Democrats are rolling out a detailed policy plan on Friday aimed at countering foreign election interference, in hopes that they can refocus the post-Mueller Report discussion away from impeachment and instead revive election security measures languishing in Mitch McConnell’s Senate.

 

ICYMI: Blue Dogs Announce Comprehensive, Bipartisan Response to Mueller Report

WASHINGTON— Today, the Blue Dog Coalition, which focuses on issues related to fiscal responsibility and national security, released a package of legislative proposals in response to the conclusions presented in Volume I of the Mueller Report regarding Russia’s attack against the U.S. political system and attempts to interfere in the 2016 election.

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