CHANGE: House panel votes to split Air Force, create new U.S. Space Corps. As part of its version of the 2018 Defense authorization bill, the House Armed Services Committee voted late Wednesday night to create a sixth branch of the U.S. armed forces: the U.S. Space Corps, which would absorb the Air Force’s current space […]
The Senate Armed Services Committee has given its approval to President Donald Trump's nominee for Air Force secretary. The GOP-led panel voted 22-5 Wednesday to favorably report Heather Wilson's nomination … Click to Continue »
The Latest on deliberations by the House and Senate Armed Services committees over the 2018 defense budget (all times local): 4:30 p.m. The Republican-led House Armed Services Committee has approved … Click to Continue »
Following are excerpts from a conversation between President Trump and reporters aboard Air Force One late Wednesday night en route to Paris from Washington. The White House initially declared the discussion off the record, but late...
The amendments were sent to the floor by the House Rules Committee this week. The defense bill, which authorizes up to $696 billion in 2018 military spending, is expected to come to a final vote Friday.