ICYMI: Senator Wicker Leads Press Conference on SECDEF, Issues Statement on Houthi Strike

January 12, 2024

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roger F. Wicker, R-Miss., the highest-ranking Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee, yesterday led a press conference with other Republican senators on the latest regarding the chain of command and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin.

The press conference immediately followed the Department of Defense’s announcement that an Inspector General would be investigating processes and authorities as they relate to changes in the chain of command. Click here to see the press conference.

Last night, Senator Wicker also issued a statement reacting to and analyzing the retaliatory strikes on the Houthis. Click here for the statement.