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  • Wenstrup Selected as Vice Chairman of House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee
    Posted in Press Releases on February 21, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) announced the leadership for the House Armed Services Committee for the 115th Congress, including Congressman Brad Wenstrup, DPM (R-OH), as Vice Chairman of the Military Personnel Subcommittee. The Military Personnel Subcommittee is responsible for military personnel policy, reserve component integration and employment issues, military health care, military education, and POW/MIA issues. This subcommittee... Read more

  • Wenstrup Awarded Veterans and Education Lifetime Leadership Award
    Posted in Press Releases on February 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) was awarded the National Association of State Approving Agencies (NASAA) Lifetime Leadership Award. Wenstrup received this award in recognition of his lifetime of public service and tireless advocacy on behalf of America’s veterans. “The NASAA Lifetime Leadership Award is the highest award presented by the National Association of State Approving Agencies to individuals who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and personal sacrifice ... Read more

  • Wenstrup Statement on New Iran Sanctions
    Posted in Press Releases on February 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) released the following statement today in response to the Trump administration’s announcement of new sanctions on Iran. The administration’s action follows Iran’s confirmation on Wednesday that it recently conducted a ballistic missile test launch: “Iran's latest ballistic missile test demonstrates that Tehran remains committed and increasingly able to threaten the United States, Israel, and our allies and partners in the surrounding regions. ... Read more

  • Wenstrup Applauds Judge Neil Gorsuch as Nominee to the Supreme Court
    Posted in Press Releases on February 1, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) released the following statement after President Donald J. Trump announced Judge Neil Gorsuch as his nominee to fill Justice Scalia’s vacancy on the United States Supreme Court: “In selecting Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Trump has chosen a nominee who is not only eminently qualified and widely respected, but who also shares the late Justice Scalia’s commitment to defending our Constitution and upholding the rule of law. Judges are to rule on ... Read more

  • Joint Task Force Statement on Inspector General CENTCOM Report
    Posted in Press Releases on February 1, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes, House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry, former House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen, and Joint Task Force leaders Rep. Brad Wenstrup and Rep. Ken Calvert issued the following statement today in response to the release of the Department of Defense Inspector General report on allegations of the manipulation of intelligence at Central Command: “We appreciate t... Read more

  • Wenstrup Reselected to Serve on House Intelligence Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on January 25, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) announced the membership of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) for the 115th Congress, including Congressman Brad Wenstrup (R-OH), who previously served on the Committee during the 114th Congress. HPSCI is charged with the oversight of the United States Intelligence Community, which includes the intelligence and intelligence-related activities of 17 elements of the U.S. Government and the Military Intelligence Program. “I w... Read more

  • Conaway, Wenstrup Introduce Veterans Second Amendment Protection Act
    Posted in Press Releases on January 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans, Second Amendment – ALIGN

    WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Mike Conaway (R-TX) and Congressman Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) introduced H.R. 629, the Veterans Second Amendment Protection Act. Under current law, veterans who receive help navigating their benefits from a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) fiduciary are automatically labeled as “mentally defective” in the VA system. This incorrect label wrongly places them in the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), denying veterans their Second Amendm... Read more

  • Wenstrup Statement on the Inauguration of President Donald J. Trump
    Posted in Press Releases on January 20, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) issued the following statement in response to the swearing in of Donald J. Trump and Michael R. Pence as President and Vice President of the United States of America at the 58th Presidential Inauguration: “For too long, far too many Americans have felt like this country has been headed in the wrong direction and their voices have fallen unheeded by Washington. Today, those voices were heard. I offer my congratulations to the 45th President of... Read more

  • Wenstrup Selected as Chairman of Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health
    Posted in Press Releases on January 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Veterans

    WASHINGTON, D.C. –Chairman Phil Roe, MD (R-TN) announced the leadership for the House Committee on Veterans Affairs for the 115th Congress, including Congressman Brad Wenstrup, DPM (R-OH), as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Health. The Subcommittee on Health has legislative, oversight, and investigative jurisdiction over the Veterans Health Administration including medical services, medical support and compliance, medical facilities, medical and prosthetic research, and major and minor construct... Read more

  • Senator Lankford, Congressman Wenstrup Introduce Resolutions to Block D.C. Bill Authorizing Physician-Assisted Suicide
    Posted in Press Releases on January 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Pro-life and family issues – ALIGN

    WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Senator James Lankford (OK) and Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) introduced companion resolutions of disapproval to overturn “The Death with Dignity Act of 2015” (Act 21-577), which legalizes physician-assisted suicide in the District of Columbia. “America must be a nation that supports and cherishes human life, no matter the age, ethnicity or health of that life,” said Lankford. “Washington, DC’s assisted suicide bill would erode our culture’s respect for life, and pos... Read more