Congressman Wittman Reacts to the State of the Union Address, New National Security Strategy

Rep. Rob Wittman (R-VA), who serves on the House Natural Resources Committee and the House Armed Services Committee, where he is the Chairman of the Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee, joined the podcast to talk about the president’s State of the Union address, continuing resolutions, threats to our national security, Navy readiness and shipbuilding, offshore energy, and Virginia tribes.

In this extremely informative and detailed interview, Wittman provides a clear-eyed view on Russia, China, North Korea, Iran, and terrorism, as well as concerns regarding immigration, our appropriations, and the tiresome routine of fiscal uncertainty due to budgetary brinksmanship. He also overviews his concerns and ideas for Navy training and ship-handling.

Links of note:
State of the Union
Dem Retreat Crunches Window for Spending Vote
Wittman Votes to Re-Open Government
National Security Strategy
Summary of the National Defense Strategy
Growing the Navy Requires a Plan to Save Money, Congressman Says
Virginia Petroleum Council: New Offshore Energy Plan Will Benefit Virginia Energy Consumers, Strengthen U.S. National Security
Pentagon Survey Details Effects of Climate Change On Military Sites
President Signs Virginia Tribes Recognition Bill Authored by Wittman into Law

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