Heinrich Denounces President Trump For Threatening $187.5 Million Funding Cut For N.M. Military Installations

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Heinrich Denounces President Trump For Threatening $187.5 Million Funding Cut For N.M. Military Installations

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.

Udall: New Mexico Military Projects At Risk from President Trump’s Unconstitutional National Emergency Declaration

Udall: New Mexico Military Projects At Risk from President Trump’s Unconstitutional National Emergency Declaration

$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. 

Heinrich Demands Answers From Acting Defense Secretary

Heinrich Demands Answers From Acting Defense Secretary

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.

Udall Statement On Senate Passage Of Bipartisan Resolution To Block The President’s National Emergency Declaration

Udall Statement On Senate Passage Of Bipartisan Resolution To Block The President’s National Emergency Declaration

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).