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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) blasted the Administration’s recent announcement that it would divert $3.8 billion from the fiscal 2020 equipment procurement budget, including ships, vehicles, and aircraft, to fund the President’s border wall. The Administration is taking $2.202 billion from FY2020 Defense Appropriations and $1.629 billion from FY2020 overseas contingency operations funding.
FULLERTON, CA - This past week, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) visited and spent Christmas with U.S. troops in the Middle East and Italy as part of a bipartisan Congressional Delegation (CODEL). The CODEL departed the U.S. on Sunday, December 22 and returned today, December 27. The CODEL visited U.S. Army Installation Camp Arifjan in Kuwait, United State Naval Forces Central Command in Bahrain, Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar, and Naval Air Station Sigonella in Italy. Rep.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) praised the signing of the Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) into law. Rep. Cisneros is a Navy veteran, Member of the House Armed Services Committee, and a conferee on the NDAA Conference Committee reconciling the House and Senate versions of the FY 2020 NDAA. The annual NDAA authorizes funding for Department of Defense (DoD) and involves millions of military and civilian personnel, thousands of facilities, and commands located around the world.