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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman John Rutherford released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Rutherford released the following statement after voting in support of the Fiscal Year 2017 (FY2017) Defense Appropriations bill:
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Rutherford released the following statement after his legislation, H.R. 1294 was considered at the meeting of the House Committee on Homeland Security.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chairman Michael McCaul of the House Committee on Homeland Security appointed Congressman John Rutherford to the newly-created Task Force on Denying Terrorists Entry into the United States. This position on the Committee expands the work already being done to stop terrorists from entering the United States. The Task Force will examine pathways by which terrorists might infiltrate and will look to identify gaps in U.S. intelligence sharing and vetting procedures.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Last week, the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs Subcommitte on Economic Opportunity Held a hearing to examine union activities at the Department of Veterans' Affairs. View Congressman Rutherford's remarks from the hearing here.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman John Rutherford (FL-04) applauded the Navy’s decision to make Naval Station Mayport in Jacksonville the East Coast Forward Operating Base for the MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft. The MQ-4C Triton drone system specializes in maritime information, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) missions. It can monitor the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea in a 360-degree circle, 24 hours at a time and can fly at altitudes higher than ten miles. This system builds on existing related Naval infrastructure in Jacksonville including the P-8A Poseidon