Following the release of a report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) confirming that the Trump Administration broke the Impoundment Control Act in its withholding of aid from Ukraine, and in the wake of reports that the administration may once again raid funding from the Department of Defense to pay for the president’s border wall, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statement.

Bennet, Intelligence Committee Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Develop 5G Alternatives to Huawei

Bill Would Leverage U.S. Strengths, Reassert American Leadership, and Encourage Competitors to Huawei

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, joined U.S. Senator Mark Warner (D-Va.), Vice Chairman of the committee, and a bipartisan group of leading national security senators, in introducing legislation to encourage and support U.S. innovation in the race for 5G, providing over $1 billion to invest in alternatives to Chinese equipment providers Huawei and ZTE.
One year after the president signed into law the bipartisan Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (“2018 Farm Bill”), Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry and Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Conservation, Forestry, and Natural Resources, today celebrated the progress made to implement key Colorado priorities in the Farm Bill, and highlighted work that still needs to be done.