DoD Buzz reports on the party changeover within the Armed Services Committee.
Congressman Mike Turner outlined his priorities as Chairman of the House Armed Services Strategic Forces Subcommittee. He joins us to talk about them.
On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.
Fingers are pointing in many directions in the wake of the scandal at the General Services Administration. Lawmakers on both the sides of the aisle have expressed outrage at the “culture of waste,” but opinions on who’s to blame for that culture are as divided as ever along party lines. Two congressmen told In Depth host Francis Rose about their very different ideas.
On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.
Experts from both sides of the aisle expect the Senate and House to coordinate investigations and hearings on executive branch programs. The budget and the confirmation processes also will become more difficult.
Congress wants more from the Trump’s defense budget after hearing about military expansion for months.
Trump’s 2017 supplemental budget goes over the legal budget caps.
It’s unclear exactly when Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz will leave office, but his departure as chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committees opens the door to a variety of new candidates, who have the opportunity to shift the committee’s focus back to issues of federal and financial management and government efficiency.
In today’s Federal Newscast on Federal News Radio, the House Armed Services Committee kills a proposal aimed at exposing more details about government officials’ travel on military aircraft.