McMorris Rodgers Disappointed in Further Tanker Delay

We Owe it to Our Troops to Upgrade their 1950s era Equipment

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement after the Pentagon announced a 60 day delay in awarding the KC-X Tanker contract.

Further delays in awarding this contract do a disservice to the troops and the taxpayers.  This process is years behind schedule and our Air Force is using planes that are more than half a century old.

This process has already cost US taxpayers tens of millions of dollars and further delay will only raise those costs.

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