Top House defense Dem wants industrial base protections in upcoming COVID-19 rescue bill

By Tony Bertuca / April 7, 2020 at 4:18 PM
House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-WA) said today he is working to include measures that would help the U.S. defense industrial base in an upcoming COVID-19 stimulus bill being crafted by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). "A lot of work needs to be done with our large contractors to make sure that the small and medium ones can survive," he told reporters. "Our supply chain, our industrial base is going to be massively stressed in the months ahead."...

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