Let President Trump Try to Work with Russia

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President Trump is under assault for his posture toward Russia and Vladimir Putin. This is true even as American presidents are fully within their prerogative to establish working relationships with world leaders, and President Trump most certainly deserves the same opportunity. None of what has incited controversy should be seen as altering the view that Russia is a competitor that …

SCAM ALERT – Veterans Targeted

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My office received the below notice from the Federal Communications Commission of a scam targeting our veterans community.  Please share with others to ensure our veteran and military families are protected.  Additionally, if you know a veteran that is have any problems with which we can be helpful, please have them contact my office at 619-448-5201.   Phony Telephone Number …

Protecting Our Southern Border with U.S. Mariners

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As Chairman of the Coast Guard and Maritime Subcommittee in the House of Representatives, I am proud to be an unwavering defender of the Jones Act — a critical U.S. national security law that requires vessels moving from one U.S. port to another must be U.S.-built and U.S.-crewed. The Jones Act, in fact, is the quintessential definition of “Buy American, …

The Coast Guard is a Military Service, Let’s Treat It Like One

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Any time attention is called to America’s Armed Forces, it’s often the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force that are recognized for their professionalism and unmatchable mission capability. Each of these services deserves the praise and admiration they receive, but there’s one armed force that is regularly overlooked as an equally essential defender of U.S. national security: the U.S. …

The Way Forward on Syria

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The authorization by President Donald Trump to launch dozens of Tomahawk missiles at targets in Syria signaled to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and the rest of the world that America’s tolerance for provocations and threats has finally waned. No longer should we expect meaningless red lines or disadvantageous diplomatic pursuits that have an emboldening effect on adversaries that have either …