Lawmakers ‘optimistic’ AUKUS legislation will pass this year

By Nick Wilson / November 14, 2023 at 4:27 PM
Two members of the House Armed Services Committee today said they are “optimistic” a series of legislative proposals intended to help implement the AUKUS security partnership will soon be enacted by Congress. Appearing today at a defense conference hosted by Politico , Reps. Joe Courtney (D-CT) and Rob Wittman (R-VA) cited strong support for a series of AUKUS implementation proposals among House lawmakers, saying there is widespread recognition the legislation is needed to bolster the U.S. submarine industrial base and...

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