Bergman, HASC Republicans Urge President Biden on Nuclear Modernization
Washington, March 23, 2021
Washington - Rep. Jack Bergman joined House Armed Services Committee (HASC) Subcommittee on Strategic Forces Ranking Member Michael Turner (R-Ohio), HASC Ranking Member Mike Rogers (R-Ala.), and other HASC Republicans in a letter to President Joe Biden urging the Administration to support modernization of the U.S. nuclear deterrent and homeland missile defense in the FY22 budget.
Specifically, they request the Administration to:
In the letter, they write:
“The U.S. nuclear triad is the bedrock of our national defense and our allies and partners rely on our nuclear deterrent to maintain peace and order. It would be a fatal and strategic mistake for us to lose or degrade that capability.”
“We are at a critical juncture to ensure that DoD and NNSA nuclear programs are maintained and executed on time. Our nation’s security and the security of our allies and partners depend on it.”
The full letter to President Biden can be found here.