November 2020

Date Title
11/25/20 House Chairs Seek Accounting of Political Appointees Burrowing into Career Positions at Dozens of Agencies
11/25/20 HASC Schedule: November 30 – December 4
11/24/20 Smith Statement on the Air Force’s Seemingly Political C-130J Basing Decision
11/23/20 Smith Statement on Withdrawal from Open Skies Treaty
11/18/20 Armed Services Committees Advance Fiscal Year 2021 Conference Process at Annual ‘Pass the Gavel’ Meeting
11/18/20 House Leadership Announces FY21 NDAA Conferees
11/17/20 Smith Statement on Afghanistan Troop Drawdown
11/12/20 HASC Schedule: November 16 – 20
11/10/20 Smith Warns Gutting Pentagon During Transition Could be Devastating for National Security
11/9/20 Smith Condemns Dismissal of Secretary of Defense Esper Ahead of Presidential Transition

October 2020

Date Title
10/23/20 Smith Condemns Executive Order Establishing Schedule F Appointments
10/9/20 Top National Security Democrats to Esper: Commit to Current U.S. Troop Levels on Korean Peninsula
10/6/20 Smith Statement on the Military Leadership Quarantine for COVID

September 2020

Date Title
9/29/20 Future of Defense Task Force Releases Final Report
9/24/20 TOMORROW: Future of Defense Task Force Unveils Final Report at the Brookings Institution
9/24/20 HASC Schedule: September 28 – October 2
9/22/20 Smith Statement on Defense Department Misuse of CARES Act COVID Relief Funds
9/17/20 Thornberry Portrait to Hang in HASC Hearing Room
9/16/20 HASC Schedule: September 21 - 25
9/15/20 Smith Statement on Israel, United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain Normalization Agreement
9/8/20 Armed Services and Oversight Subcommittees Open Investigation Into Recent Service Member Deaths at Fort Hood
9/8/20 HASC Schedule: September 14 - 18
9/5/20 Chairman Smith Statement on Trump’s Lack of Respect for the Military

August 2020

Date Title
8/26/20 Armed Services, Oversight, and Intelligence Committees Urge DOD IG Review Retaliation Against Lieutenant Colonels Alexander and Yevgeny Vindman
8/26/20 Smith and Menendez Statement on the Immense Costs of Allowing the New START Treaty to Expire