Congressman Van Taylor Statement on Afghanistan Crisis

    WASHINGTON - U.S. Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03) released the following statement: "The chaos in Afghanistan wrenches the hearts of Global War on Terror veterans, servicemembers, and their families, as well as the thousands of American allies abandoned by President Biden’s poor judgement. Reminiscent of Saigon, President Biden naïvely chose to conduct an ill-advised and poorly planned withdrawal from Afghanistan despite warnings from national security experts and continuous violations from the T...

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    For Country Caucus Announces Chairs, Members for 117th Congress

    WASHINGTON – The For Country Caucus, a group of military veterans serving in Congress and dedicated to working together in a nonpartisan way to create a more productive government, announced new leadership and a growing caucus membership for the 117th Congress. Congressman Van Taylor (R-TX-03) and Congressman Jared Golden (D-ME-02) will lead the caucus as co-chairs through 2022 as its ranks swell to 25 members. Congressmen Jim Baird (R-IN-04) and Salud Carbajal (D-CA-24) will serve as vice-chair...

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    Van Taylor Amendment Included in National Defense Authorization Act

    WASHINGTON - This afternoon, the United States House of Representatives passed H.R. 6395, the Mac Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act. Included in the legislation was an amendment introduced by Congressman Van Taylor (R-TX-03) to strengthen Congressional oversight of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). The amendment passed En Bloc by voice vote on Monday evening. Introduced earlier this month as stand alone legislation, Congressman Taylor's language will e...

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    Congressman Van Taylor Introduces Legislation to Increase National Security Congressional Oversight

    WASHINGTON - This week, United States Congressman Van Taylor (R-TX-03) introduced legislation in the House of Representatives with Congressman Jim Himes (D-CT-04) to strengthen Congressional oversight of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). As the People's Republic of China continues to aggressively focus on acquiring sensitive American military and national security technologies, Congress must improve oversight of CFIUS’ actions to safeguard our nation. Recently, Ch...

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    Van Taylor, Joe Neguse Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Establish Strategic National Stockpile Oversight Commission

    WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Van Taylor (R-TX-03) and Congressman Joe Neguse (D-CO-02) announced the introduction of a bill establishing a Federal Commission to address the current shortcomings of the Strategic National Stockpile. Congressman Van Taylor (R-TX-03) said, "COVID-19 has presented an unprecedented threat and has impacted every facet of life as we know it.” He continued, “We are facing serious disruptions to our pharmaceutical and medical supply chains and while we continue to incr...

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