White House Releases Department of Defense List of Military Projects That Could Be On The Chopping Block To Fund Border Wall That Includes Kirtland, Cannon, Holloman, and White Sands Missile Range
WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 19, 2019) – Today, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, denounced President Trump and his administration for threatening the funding of military construction projects at New Mexico’s military installations.
$187.5 million in funding already appropriated by Congress for critical military construction projects at White Sands Missile Range and Cannon, Holloman, and Kirtland Air Force Bases could be raided to pay for the president’s border wall
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Tom Udall, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement in response to new information released by the Department of Defense (DOD) that lists military construction projects around the country and the world that are at risk of being cut in order to pay for President Trump’s border wall through his unconstitutional national emergency declaration.
WASHINGTON – On Friday, U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.) issued the following statement on President Trump’s veto of a resolution terminating his national emergency declaration. The resolution passed the Senate by a margin of 59-41 today. Udall was the lead sponsor of the bipartisan Senate resolution to terminate the declaration.
In Armed Services Committee Hearing, Heinrich Pressed Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan on Border Wall Emergency Declaration’s Impacts on Military Projects and Pentagon’s Response to PFAS Contamination at New Mexico Military Installations
WASHINGTON, D.C.– On Thursday, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) questioned Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan in a hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee on the impact of President Trump’s national emergency declaration on military construction projects and the Pentagon’s response to PFAS contamination at New Mexico military installations.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) released the following statement after voting for a bipartisan resolution to terminate President Trump’s national emergency declaration that would take funds appropriated by Congress for other projects—including military construction—to build his border wall.
Udall is the lead sponsor of the bipartisan Senate resolution to end the declaration
WASHINGTON – On Thursday, U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.) issued the following statement on the Senate’s bipartisan vote to pass a resolution to terminate the president’s national emergency declaration. Udall introduced the Senate resolution to terminate the president’s national emergency declaration, along with U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine), Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska).
Statement from Attorney General Hector Balderas on yesterday’s filing of a lawsuit against Pres. Donald Trump’s emergency declaration.