18 October 2018
The House Armed Service committee includes 31 republican members: Walter Jones, Joe Wilson, Frank LoBiondo, Rob Bishop, Michael Turner, Mike Rogers, Bill Shuster, K. Conaway, Doug Lamborn, Robert Wittman, Mike Coffman,Vicky Hartzler, Austin Scott, Mo Brooks, Paul Cook, Bradley Byrne, Sam Graves, Elise Stefanik, Martha McSally, Stephen Knight, Steve Russell, Scott DesJarlais, Ralph Abraham,Trent Kelly, Mike Gallagher, Matt Gaetz, Don Bacon, Jim Banks, Liz Cheney, Jody Hice, and Paul Mitchell. Along with Republicans, there are 27 democrat members: Robert Brady, Susan Davis, James Langevin, Rick Larsen, Jim Cooper, Madeleine Bordallo, Joe Courtney, Niki Tsongas, John Garamendi, Jackie Speier, Tulsi Gabbard, Beto O'Rourke, Donald Norcross, Ruben Gallego, Seth Moulton, Colleen Hanabusa, Carol Shea-Porter, Jacky Rosen, A. McEachin, Salud Carbajal, Anthony Brown, Stephanie Murphy, Ro Khanna, Tom O'Halleran, Thomas Suozzi, and Jimmy Panetta. Mark Thornberry, from Texas, is the committee chair and Adam Smith, from Washington, is a ranking member. Since the majority of the members are republicans, the party in control is the republican party.
The Committee retains jurisdiction of all subjects listed in clause 1(c) of rule X of the Rules of the House of Representatives. This attains exclusive jurisdiction for: defense policy generally, ongoing military operations, the organization and reform of the Department of Defense and Department...