Rep. Tenney to Newsmax: US Military ‘Not Keeping Up’ With High-Tech China

Rep. Claudia Tenney, R-N.Y., shares the American people’s concerns regarding reports of the Pentagon being “unprepared” for a major military conflict, if another country — China, for example — attacked the United States.

“We’re still not keeping up with China,” Tenney told Newsmax Tuesday evening, while appearing on “Rob Schmitt Tonight.”

Tenney, a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, continued: “We do have a problem when the Chinese can send a hypersonic missile around the Earth. We don’t have the technology; and we only found about it when there was a press release from the Chinese Communist Party. … That’s a concern. We need to lead in the technology area, and we also need to lead just on items that can be used on the battlefield.”

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