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Daily Archives: July 20, 2015

Star Ledger: Opinion: On Cuba, Obama once again comes short on negotiating table

By: Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (NJ-11) Chairman of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee 5/8/15   I never met New Jersey State Trooper Werner Foerster. I never made the acquaintance of his widow or his family or friends. But I know he lived,

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Wanted: An Independent Voice on Defense

      By Rep. Rodney P. Frelinghuysen (NJ-11)     Chairman of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee   Ashton Carter told the Senate Armed Services Committee this week that he will be an independent voice as the new Secretary of Defense.  He

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Daily Record: Iran has good reason to celebrate

Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (NJ-11) Chairman of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee April 11, 2015   I just returned from Jordan, Kuwait, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and Israel where I participated with Speaker of the House John Boehner in an official congressional delegation

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Daily Record: Opinion: U.S. approach to national security should be challenged

By: Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (NJ-11) Chairman of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee   Sequester did not create the existing security climate that reflects indecision, hesitation or ambivalence in our defense and foreign policy. Over the next few weeks, the American people

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Egypt and Ukraine: Cries for Help

By: Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (NJ-11) Chairman of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee I just returned to the United States from leading an official Congressional fact-finding trip to two important, yet disparate, nations.  Members of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense visited

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Politico: Frelinghuysen puts his stamp on defense bill

By: David Rogers 6/1/15   A greater commitment to air reconnaissance and surveillance operations for American combat commanders in the field stands out amid all the billions wrapped into the huge Pentagon spending bill to be taken up by the

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