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House names defense policy bill conferees

Tony Bertuca   | October 12, 2017

House Republicans and Democrats have named conferees for the fiscal year 2018 defense authorization bill, according to a statement from the House Armed Services Committee.

Republican members of the conference committee include: House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Reps. Joe Wilson (R-SC), Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ), Rob Bishop (R-UT), Mike Turner (R-OH), Trent Franks (R-AZ), Bill Shuster (R-PA), Mike Conaway (R-TX), Doug Lamborn (R-CO), Rob Wittman (R-VA), Mike Coffman (R-CO), Vicky Hartzler (R-MO), Austin Scott (R-GA), Paul Cook (R-CA), Elise Stefanik (R-NY), Steve Knight (R-CA), Mike Rogers (R-AL) and Don Bacon (R-NE).

House Speaker Paul Ryan's office released a full list with additional GOP members from other committees.

Democratic conferees from the House Armed Services Committee include: Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA), Reps. Robert Brady (D-PA), Susan Davis (D-CA), Jim Langevin (D-RI), Rick Larsen (D-WA), Jim Cooper (D-TN), Madeleine Bordallo (D-Guam), Joe Courtney (D-CT), Niki Tsongas (D-MA), John Garemendi (D-CA), Jackie Speier (D-CA), Marc Veasey (D-TX) and Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI).