Rep. Luria Presses Pentagon On “Divest-To-Invest”

June 23, 2021
Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.— House Armed Services Committee (HASC) Vice Chair Elaine Luria today pressed the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff about the military’s “divest to invest” strategy weakening our ability to confront China. In a hearing on the Department of Defense’s Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Request, Vice Chair Luria sought to clarify whether America considers a Chinese invasion of Taiwan a near-term threat and whether we have the necessary ships or bombers in the INDOPACOM should this occur.

You can watch Vice Chair Luria’s line of questioning here

Congresswoman Elaine Luria represents Virginia’s 2nd Congressional District. She serves on the House Armed Services Committee, where she is the committee’s Vice Chair, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, where she serves as Chair of the Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Subcommittee, and the House Committee on Homeland Security.