Senator Wicker: Schumer Should Bring NDAA to the Floor

July 8, 2024

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., the highest-ranking Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), called on to Democratic Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., to bring the recently filed Fiscal Year 2025 National Defense Authorization Act to the Senate floor. Senator Wicker’s statement:


“The Senate Armed Services Committee sent a bipartisan signal that we must return to ‘peace through strength.’ The new axis of aggressors and their threats are already upon us. We do not have time to waste. Instead of all the recent show votes, this vital national security legislation, which includes the $25 billion topline increase, must be considered,” Senator Wicker said. “The world’s greatest deliberative body should get a chance to work its will on the floor, and I hope more of my colleagues will join me in continuing the national conversation about investing more.”


Senator Wicker will continue making the case that if President Biden’s budget can call for $76 billion above the spending caps, then the U.S. Congress can discuss increasing defense spending.