Rob Wittman

A big appetite for armed forces around the world might be hurting military readiness

Every year the Pentagon develops a global force management plan to determine how it will deploy assets around the world. But the Defense Department’s regional…

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APJEDI

House, Senate lawmakers disagree over the need for White House involvement in JEDI

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The U.S. Capitol is seen as Congress and President Donald Trump move closer to a deadline to fund parts of the government, in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

House passes its own CR with border funding, setting up Friday shutdown showdown

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President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron during the G-7 summit, Friday, June 8, 2018, in Charlevoix, Canada. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

21 House Republicans ask Trump to rescind workforce executive orders

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Rep. Rob Wittman (R-Va.)/ AP photo/Carolyn Kaster

Bipartisan bill calls for giving ‘non-critical sensitive’ defense workers due process

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This is what a shutdown will look like for DoD employees

Essential employees will still go to work, but everyone else will be sitting at home.

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Rep. Rob Wittman: Bill would help Navy reach magic number of 350 ships

Rep. Rob Wittman (R-Va.), chairman of the House Armed Services Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee, wants to make sure the Navy reaches its magic…

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House Republicans come out of political closet

Nine bold House Republicans have challenged the White House plan to cut federal retirement benefits by $149 billion.

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