Latest "roger wicker" stories
GOP lawmakers attack new Defense Department abortion policies
House Republicans could try to block the moves in this year's defense authorization bill.
Republicans push Biden to seek more Taiwan military aid in next budget
GOP lawmakers want to see $2 billion in military aid for Taiwan in the forthcoming budget request.
By Bryant Harris and Joe Gould
GOP lawmakers plan more hearings, oversight on Afghanistan withdrawal
If GOP leaders win control of either chamber of Congress, expect lawmakers to focus on mistakes by the White House at the end of the U.S. presence there.
Putin’s ‘probably given up’ on Kyiv as Ukraine war enters new phase
“I think Putin has probably given up on his effort to capture the capital city and is now focused on the south and east of the country,” says U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin.
By Joe Gould
A dozen of Biden’s national security nominees are on hold in the Senate
At least three lawmakers are using the nominees as bargaining chips in talks on various concerns.
By Joe Gould and Rachel S. Cohen