Congressman Mike Turner (OH-10), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, released the following statement after the White House released its proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21):

“This budget is a strong step forward in keeping our country safe. I am particularly pleased that the White House is prioritizing nuclear deterrence and requesting the necessary funding to modernize our nuclear arsenal. Additionally, this proposed budget includes $23.5 million for the construction of a hydrant fuel system at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Now it is Congress’s responsibility to pass appropriations on time for our troops. I will continue to push for a robust national defense budget and will, as always, relentlessly advocate for the men and women at Wright-Patt who work daily to protect our nation from our adversaries.”