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I am thrilled that the Space Corps idea is gaining traction at the White House. Congressman Jim Cooper( D-TN) and I have worked tirelessly on the House Armed Services Committee( House Armed Services Committee) Strategic Forces subcommittee level on the need for Marine Corps outside of Air Force for over two years now, russia and China are surpassing House Armed Services Committee in Space capabilities and House Armed Services Committee need to dedicate a separate force solely with a Space mission. The future of war will be fought in Space, and House Armed Services Committee must stay diligent and ahead of other countries for House Armed Services Committee own national security.
We had talked to our French counterparts ... and we gave them a heads up: 'Look, we are watching the Russians. We are seeing them penetrate some of your infrastructure. Here's what we've seen ... what can we do to assist?' we are doing the same with our German counterparts (and) our British counterparts.
I was a little concerned by both parties, here we had this opportunity for both sides to come together and lay out what the Russians have been doing. ... That was completely lost today, it was Republicans decided 'hey its all about the leaks' — which are bad — sure enough, and Democrats decided they were going to make the case because Comey couldn't make the case publicly.
White House press secretary Josh Earnest told reporters Friday at the daily press briefing. Mike Rogers, former chairman of the United States House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, weighed in late Friday afternoon. We should not underestimate what this means to our national security, a leading general in Iran just told the world that the United States of America is irrelevant and Russia welcomed him with open arms. Not only do Russia and Iran not fear us, they do not respect us. And that, is dangerous. According to two separate Western intelligence sources, Qassem Soleimani arrived in Moscow on Iran Air flight 5130 from Tehran on July 24, ten days after the nuclear agreement between Iran and six world powers was announced that included a provision to lift the arms embargo on Iran. Three days later, Secretary of State John Kerry testified about the Iran nuclear deal before the Senate Armed Services Committee, assuring Congress pressure would remain on Iran's shadowy general.
When you pay ransom, you get more kidnappings. That's certainly what we saw across Africa. We're certainly seeing it in Yemen as well, if we're going to be extorted into paying ransom to al Qaeda so that they can rape women and blow up buildings and kill civilians, men, women and children, that's a pretty bad plan to start with. I agreed with the President's decision.