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Eight Reasons This Funding Bill Is Critical

March 21, 2018

Congress will consider a critical funding bill that, first and foremost, fulfills our pledge to rebuild the nation’s military. Here are seven more reasons this funding bill is so critical. Read More

Statement on Legislation to Rebuild the United States Military

March 21, 2018

With the biggest increase in defense funding in 15 years, this critical legislation begins to reverse the damage of the last decade and allows us to create a 21st-century fighting force. Read More

Congress Presents Gold Medal to the Office of Strategic Services

March 21, 2018

This afternoon, leaders of the U.S. House and Senate presented a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the members of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), a precursor to the CIA, for their extraordinary contributions to victory in World War II. Read More

Speaker Ryan Invites President Emmanuel Macron of France to Address Congress

March 21, 2018

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) today invited President Emmanuel Macron of the French Republic to address a joint meeting of Congress when he visits Washington next month. Read More

A Successful End to a Long Fight to Deliver for Our Troops

March 21, 2018

This week, the House will consider a government funding bill that concludes a months-long effort to provide certainty and full funding to our military. Here’s a look back at the long fight that is about to come to as successful end. Read More