Smith Statement on NSC Reorganization

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA) made the following statement about the Trump administration’s presidential memorandum on organization of the National Security Council (NSC) and the Homeland Security Council (HSC): “This arrangement could hardly be more ominous for the U.S. national security decision-making process and the security of … READ MORE

Smith Statement Condemning President-elect Donald Trump’s Appointment of Steve Bannon

Washington D.C. – Congressman Adam Smith released the following statement regarding President-elect Donald Trump’s decision to appoint Steve Bannon to the White House staff: “I am extremely disturbed that as one of his first decisions as President-elect, Donald Trump has announced his appointment of Steven Bannon as White House Chief Strategist. Mr. Bannon is the … READ MORE