House GOP defense policy bill conferees named

House Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanAppeals court rules House chaplain can reject secular prayers FEC filing: No individuals donated to indicted GOP rep this cycle The Hill's Morning Report - Waiting on Mueller: Answers come on Thursday MORE (R-Wis.) announced the names of the 44 GOP members who will sit on a bipartisan conference committee working on a final defense policy bill. 

“This legislation gives our military the tools and funding it needs to do its job and keep Americans safe,” Ryan said in a statement.  


“It also gives our men and women in uniform a well-deserved raise. If there’s anyone who deserves an increase in pay, it’s those who risk their lives every day for the safety of this country. I’m proud of the work done so far, and I look forward to sending this bill to the president’s desk.”

The House Republican conferees are: 

Committee on Armed Services

Chairman Mac Thornberry (Texas)
Rep. Randy ForbesJames (Randy) Randy ForbesToo much ‘can do,’ not enough candor Trump makes little headway filling out Pentagon jobs Why there's only one choice for Trump's Navy secretary MORE (Va.)              
Rep. Jeff Miller (Fla.)
Rep. Joe WilsonAddison (Joe) Graves WilsonPollster says younger lawmakers more likely to respond to State of the Union on social media The State of the Union is obsolete Dem leaders avert censure vote against Steve King MORE (S.C.)          
Rep. Frank LoBiondo (N.J.)              
Rep. Rob BishopRobert (Rob) William BishopStatehood bill could make Puerto Rico a state before 2020 Here's why Congress, not the president, should lead on environmental protection Overnight Energy: McConnell tees up vote on Green New Deal | Centrist Dems pitch alternative to plan | House Republican likens Green New Deal to genocide | Coca-Cola reveals it uses 3M tons of plastic every year MORE (Utah)          
Rep. Michael Turner (Ohio)        
Rep. John Kline (Minn.)
Rep. Mike Rogers (Ala.)          
Rep. Trent FranksHarold (Trent) Trent FranksArizona New Members 2019 Cook shifts 8 House races toward Dems Freedom Caucus members see openings in leadership MORE (Ariz.)          
Rep. Bill Shuster (Pa.)                
Rep. Mike Conaway (Texas)              
Rep. Doug Lamborn (Colo.)              
Rep. Rob WittmanRobert (Rob) Joseph WittmanWhy block citizenship to immigrants who defend America? Virginia reps urge Trump to declare federal emergency ahead of Hurricane Florence Overnight Defense: House passes 5B defense spending bill | Pentagon moving forward on Trump military parade | Mattis vows 'ironclad' support for South Korea's defense MORE (Va.)              
Rep. Christopher Gibson (N.Y.)  
Rep. Vicky Hartzler (Mo.)                
Rep. Joe Heck (Nev.)                    
Rep. Elise Stefanik (N.Y.)                  

Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

Chairman Devin Nunes (Calif.)
Rep. Mike Pompeo (Kan.) 

Committee on Energy & Commerce

Rep. Bob Latta (Ohio)
Rep. Bill Johnson (Ohio) 

Committee on Education & the Workforce

Rep. Tim Walberg (Mich.)
Rep. Brett GuthrieSteven (Brett) Brett GuthrieCarole King lobbies lawmakers in support of bill to protect the Rockies Democrats drill EPA official over decrease in polluter settlements under Trump Democrats will push to retake vote on funding government after chaos on the floor MORE (Ky.)

Committee on Foreign Affairs

Chairman Ed Royce (Calif.)
Rep. Lee Zeldin (N.Y.)  

Committee on Homeland Security

Chairman Michael McCaul (Texas)
Rep. Dan Donovan (N.Y.) 

Committee on the Judiciary

Chairman Bob GoodlatteRobert (Bob) William GoodlatteTop Republican releases full transcript of Bruce Ohr interview It’s time for Congress to pass an anti-cruelty statute DOJ opinion will help protect kids from dangers of online gambling MORE (Va.)
Rep. Darrell Issa (Calif.) 

Committee on Natural Resources

Rep. Paul Cook (Calif.)
Rep. Cresent Hardy (Nev.) 

Committee on Oversight & Government Reform

Chairman Jason ChaffetzJason ChaffetzLawmakers contemplate a tough political sell: Raising their pay Top Utah paper knocks Chaffetz as he mulls run for governor: ‘His political career should be over’ Boehner working on memoir: report MORE (Utah)
Rep. Steve Russell (Okla.) 

Committee on Science, Space, & Technology

Chairman Lamar Smith (Texas)
Rep. Randy WeberRandall (Randy) Keith WeberHouse passes bill expressing support for NATO Texas governor, top lawmakers tell Trump not to use hurricane relief funds to build border wall To protect the environment, Trump should investigate Russian collusion MORE (Texas)  

Committee on Small Business

Chairman Steve Chabot (Ohio)
Rep. Steve Knight (Calif.)  

Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure

Rep. Duncan Hunter (Calif.)
Rep. David Rouzer (N.C.)  

Committee on Veterans’ Affairs

Rep. Phil Roe (Tenn.)
Rep. Mike Bost (Ill.) 

Committee on Ways & Means

Chairman Kevin BradyKevin Patrick BradyTreasury to miss Dem deadline for Trump tax returns Treasury expected to miss Dem deadline on Trump tax returns Mnuchin tells Congress it's 'premature' to talk about Trump tax returns decision MORE (Texas)
Rep. Dave ReichertDavid (Dave) George ReichertYoder, Messer land on K Street Ex-GOP lawmaker from Washington joins lobbying firm Outgoing GOP rep says law enforcement, not Congress should conduct investigations MORE (Wash.)