Letter to Congressional Leaders Transmitting Notice of Actions To Remedy a Shortfall in the Defense Industrial Base Relating to Production Capability for Heavy Rare Earth Elements
Dear Madame Chairwoman: (Dear Mr. Chairman:)
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 a shortfall in the defense industrial base relating to production capability for Heavy Rare Earth Elements and of action to remedy that shortfall. The Department of Defense will take actions to develop and purchase equipment and materials needed for creating, maintaining, protecting, and expanding production capability for Heavy Rare Earth Elements.
I have also included my determination required pursuant to section 303(a)(5) of the Act. These proposed initiatives are essential to the national defense.
DONALD J. TRUMP
NOTE: Identical letters were sent to Michael D. Crapo, chairman, Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs; and Maxine M. Waters, chairwoman, House Committee on Financial Services. 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 Remedy a Shortfall in the Defense Industrial Base Relating to Production Capability for Heavy Rare Earth Elements Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/333733