Letter to Congressional Leaders Transmitting Notice of Actions To Rectify a Shortfall in the Defense Industrial Base
Dear Mr. Chairman: (Dear Representative:) (Dear Senator:)
In accordance with section 303(a)(6)(A) of the Defense Production Act of 1950, as amended (the "Act")(50 U.S.C. 4533(a)(6)(A)), I transmit herewith notice of actions to rectify a shortfall in the defense industrial base. The Department of Defense will take actions to target critical technology item shortfalls related to the following: adenovirus vaccine production capability; high strength, inherently fire and ballistic resistant, co-polymer aramid fibers industrial capability; secure hybrid composite shipping container industrial capability; and three-dimensional ultra-high density microelectronics industrial capability.
I have also included my determination required pursuant to section 303(a)(5) of the Act. Please find my determination that these proposed initiatives are essential to the national defense enclosed.
DONALD J. TRUMP
NOTE: Identical letters were sent to T. Jeb Hensarling, chairman, and Maxine Waters, ranking member, House Committee on Financial Services; and Michael D. Crapo, chairman, and Sherrod C. Brown, ranking member, Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. An original was not available for verification of the content of this letter.
Donald J. Trump, Letter to Congressional Leaders Transmitting Notice of Actions To Rectify a Shortfall in the Defense Industrial Base Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/331186