Smith Statement on the Nuclear Posture Review

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA) made the following statement about the release of the Nuclear Posture Review: “The release of this Nuclear Posture Review takes the United States in a dangerous direction that will undermine our defense posture, and further aggravate our national security budgeting difficulties. “The U.S. … READ MORE

Smith Statement on the Nuclear Posture Review

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA) released the following statement about the Nuclear Posture Review: “I am deeply concerned that President Trump’s draft Nuclear Posture Review calls for an expansion of America’s currently unaffordable $1.2 trillion plan to upgrade our nuclear weapons enterprise with even more new nuclear weapon … READ MORE

Smith Statement on Excess Nuclear Weapons Designation

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA) made the following statement about the administration’s declaration of 500 additional nuclear weapons as excess to our defense needs: “I am pleased that there is consensus from the administration and military commanders to declare 500 nuclear weapons as excess, reducing the number … READ MORE