Introduce Restoring National Security Act
Current Status: FalteringAs of
"I will work with Congress to introduce the following broader legislative measures and fight for their passage within the first 100 days of my Administration:
9. Restoring National Security Act. Rebuilds our military by eliminating the defense sequester and expanding military investment; provides Veterans with the ability to receive public VA treatment or attend the private doctor of their choice; protects our vital infrastructure from cyber-attack; establishes new screening procedures for immigration to ensure those who are admitted to our country support our people and our values."
- "Donald Trump's Contract With The American Voter," October 2016
Many of his defense priorities align with Republicans in Congress, but he is likely to face opposition from Democrats and from Republicans wary of increased spending and of Trump’s views on national security.
Although Trump's budget proposals have called for drastically increased defense spending, as of his 100th day in office, the Trump administration has introduced no legislation in this or any other matter.