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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey, a member of the House Armed Services Committee’s Tactical Air and Land Subcommittee, introduced H.R. 4980, the Preventing the Allocation of Resources for Absurd Defense Expenditures (PARADE) Act, a bill that would prevent allocating taxpayer dollars on any type of grand military parade requested by the President or the Department of Defense.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement about President Trump’s reported request that the Department of Defense organize him a military parade:
Grand Prairie, TX – On Friday, November 17, 2017, Congressman Marc Veasey will roll up his sleeves to work on the production team at Airbus Helicopters Inc. in Grand Prairie, Texas. As part of Veasey’s continued focus to bring jobs to the DFW Metroplex, Veasey will work at the prominent manufacturing plant’s production line, conduct quality assurance, and participate in a flight test (weather permitting). Media is invited to attend.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), Congressman Cedric L. Richmond (D-LA-02), and the Co-Chairs of the CBC Task Force on Foreign Affairs and National Security, Congressman Marc Veasey (D-TX-33) and Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA-37) issued the following joint statement in response to the recent attacks in Niger.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, was named by Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi to serve on the conference committee for the FY18 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), a bill that authorizes funding for the Department of Defense for the next fiscal year. The conference committee is made up of Republicans and Democrats selected by their parties to negotiate any differences between the House and Senate versions and develop final language for NDAA FY18.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement after President Trump announced via twitter that he will ban transgender men and women from serving in the military:
“As a member of the Armed Services Committee, I am appalled that the President of the United States would blatantly abandon any American who is willing to lay down their life to defend their fellow citizens.”
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