Thursday, March 4, 2021
“Currently, the Veterans Benefit Administration (VBA) is responsible for all Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits provided to veterans outside of healthcare and cemetery services."
This week, Waltz joined Banks, U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wy., and U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY, in pushing the proposal. Waltz served as an aide to Cheney’s father former Vice President Dick Cheney focused on counterterrorism.
Gaetz’s office insisted his plan “recognizes that a national commitment to innovation, competitive markets, and the deployment of advanced energy technologies will help the United States as the global leader in clean energy."
“I am pleased to appoint Major General James Eifert as the next adjutant general of Florida,” said DeSantis. “As a veteran myself, this is a responsibility I take seriously as I know the importance of strong leadership in our military."
This week, Buchanan pointed to recent reports in USA Today and other outlets that veterans were being harmed at VA nursing homes in more than 20 states.
"Over the past two years Congress, in concert with the Trump administration, has made great strides in rebuilding our nation’s military. However, due to the severity of the threats we face, much more work remains."
Waltz, the first Green Beret to serve in Congress and a member of the U.S. House Armed Services Committee, introduced the “SFC Brian Woods Gold Star and Military Survivors Act” on Wednesday.
The oil and natural gas produced by fracking produces petrochemicals to make thousands of household products, clothing, medical equipment and even things like electric cars and solar panels - plus uniforms, equipment and weapons systems for our military.
Waltz, the first Green Beret to serve in Congress, introduced a proposal to have the White House and U.S. Defense Department create the United States Space Command “as a unified combatant command and repeal a conflicting directive in law for a subordinate command.”
The four members of Congress penned an op-ed that ran in the Washington Post this week, explaining why they launched the new caucus.