Tag: afghanistan

Florida Delegation Reacts to Taliban Taking Over Afghanistan

With the Taliban taking over Afghanistan, members of the Florida delegation reacted this week to the fall of the American-supported government. “For 20 years, American men and women have fought and given their lives in...

Michael Waltz Urges Joe Biden to Go All Out to Help the Afghan People

At the end of last week, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla., the first Green Beret to serve in Congress, sent a letter to President Joe Biden urging the administration to take immediate steps to...

Marco Rubio, Mark Warner Call on Biden to Protect Afghan Intelligence Partners

the vice chairman and chairman of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, respectively, sent a letter to President Joe Biden, asking the administration to ensure the safety of Afghans who have worked closely with U.S. intelligence in the country.

Michael Waltz Wants Info on How Critical Race Theory Impacts Classes at West Point

Waltz pointed to incidents with the “Corps of Cadets being mandated to attend seminars and presentations on critical race theory that included inflammatory lessons and presentations that are detrimental to the mission and morale of the U.S. Army" and “requested the full presentation of seminars, presentations, assemblies, and other related curricula at West Point” in the letter he sent last week.

Michael Waltz: Time to Exempt Naturalization Fees for Relatives of Purple Heart Recipients

Waltz introduced the “Sergeant First Class Javier J.Gutierrez Purple Heart Survivor Naturalization Fee Relief Act” on Thursday with the support of U.S. Rep. Salud Carbajal, D-Calif

Michael Waltz Announces Armed Services Committee Assignments

Waltz announced he will serve on the U.S. House Strategic Forces and the Intelligence and Special Operations (ISO) Subcommittees.

Florida Congressman: Taliban Can’t Be Trusted as Trump Looks for a Peace Deal in...

With reports that President Donald Trump is strongly considering drawing troops out of Afghanistan before the 2020 elections, a Florida congressman offered a note of caution. 
Army Reserve Lt. Col. Michael Waltz

Mike Waltz Presses Pentagon on Syria, ISIS

From his perch on the U.S. House Armed Services Committee, U.S. Rep. Mike Waltz, R-Fla., who served as a Green Beret, is pushing for answers on how powerful Islamic State (ISIS) terrorism is even as the Trump administration continues to make plans to take military personnel out of Syria. 
Army Reserve Lt. Col. Michael Waltz

Mike Waltz Warns if US Pulls Out of Afghanistan, Terrorists Will Hit Again

U.S. Rep. Mike Waltz, R-Fla., the only freshman Republican on the U.S. House Armed Services Committee and who served several combat tours as a Green Beret in Afghanistan, took to the national airwaves to weigh in on the Trump administration and the Taliban agreeing “in principle” on a peace deal.