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CVA on Afghanistan agreement: ‘not a substitute for withdrawal’

Veterans group praises efforts, urges president to resist pressure to leave troops behind   ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America Executive Director Nate Anderson released the following statement upon the signing of an agreement between the U.S. and the Taliban: “President Trump deserves a great deal of credit for pursuing this agreement and laying the groundwork… Read more »

CVA releases 2020 federal policy agenda

Veterans group calls for a new foreign policy, VA reform, and restrained federal spending ARLINGTON, Va.— Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) on Wednesday released its 2020 federal policy agenda, laying down markers for Congress on important issues. The group looks to build on foreign policy gains made in 2019, calling specifically for an end to… Read more »

CVA applauds Senate for passing war powers measure

Veterans group commends courageous leadership of those who put duty over partisanship   ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned veterans for America (CVA) Executive Director Nate Anderson issued the following statement following the Senate passage of a joint resolution, S.J. Res. 68, offered by Sen. Kaine which would prohibit war with Iran without congressional authorization: “Before sending brave American… Read more »

CVA Thanks Lawmakers for Standing With Constitution

Veterans group praises lawmakers for voting to repeal 2002 AUMF    ARLINGTON, Va.–In a new digital ad launched Monday, Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) is encouraging Americans to thank specific lawmakers for taking a principled stance in favor of Congress playing a co-equal role in foreign policy. The digital ads commend the bipartisan effort to… Read more »

CVA Urges President Trump to Follow Through With Afghanistan Withdrawal

Veterans group pleased President reaffirmed his commitment to ending America’s longest war   ARLINGTON, Va.— In response to President Trump’s State of the Union address remarks regarding Afghanistan, Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Senior Advisor Dan Caldwell issued the following statement: “The United States long ago accomplished its objectives in Afghanistan and a full withdrawal… Read more »

CVA urges lawmakers to vote with the Constitution

Veterans group urges lawmakers to support the repeal of the 2002 AUMF and to restrict offensive military action against Iran   ARLINGTON, Va.— Ahead of a House vote on amendments to H.R. 550 by Rep. Barbara Lee to repeal the 2002 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) and by Rep. Rho Khanna to restrict… Read more »

CVA on potential repeal of 2002 AUMF

Veterans group urges lawmakers to support the Barbara Lee Amendment to H.R. 550   ARLINGTON, Va.— On Tuesday, January 28, Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) released a letter of support for the Barbara Lee Amendment to H.R. 550, which would repeal the 2002 Authorization for Use of Military Force. CVA Executive Director Nate Anderson had… Read more »