November 2020

Date Title
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 Smith and Menendez Statement on the Immense Costs of Allowing the New START Treaty to Expire
8/26/20 Armed Services, Oversight, and Intelligence Committees Urge DOD IG Review Retaliation Against Lieutenant Colonels Alexander and Yevgeny Vindman
8/17/20 Smith and Thornberry Statement on Prospect of a Presidential Pardon for Edward Snowden
8/15/20 Smith Statement on Israel and United Arab Emirates Agreement
8/14/20 Committee Chairs Smith and DeFazio Lead 68 Members of Congress in Pressing President Trump on National Guard and FEMA Cost-Sharing Requirements
8/11/20 Smith and Reed Statement on Title 32 Authorities for State Response to COVID-19
8/2/20 Smith Statement on Anthony Tata’s Senate Confirmation Failure

July 2020

Date Title
7/29/20 Smith Statement on Proposed Troop Reposition and Drawdown in Germany
7/28/20 Smith Statement on DoD Line Items in the Senate Republican’s COVID Supplemental Bill
7/22/20 HASC Schedule: July 27– 31