Senate Committee on Armed Services:
Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities

Chairman:
Sen. Deb Fischer [R-NE]
Ranking Member:
Sen. Bill Nelson [D-FL]
Republicans:
8
Democrats:
7

The chairman is always selected from the majority party and the ranking member is the most senior member of the minority party. The majority party ensures it has a majority on every committee.

Subcommittee Members

Chairman
Deb Fischer
Nebraska
Republican
Ranking Member
Bill Nelson
Florida
Democrat
Ex Officio
John McCain
Arizona
Republican
Ex Officio
John “Jack” Reed
Rhode Island
Democrat
Kelly Ayotte
New Hampshire
Republican
Tom Cotton
Arkansas
Republican
Ted Cruz
Texas
Republican
Joe Donnelly
Indiana
Democrat
Joni Ernst
Iowa
Republican
Kirsten Gillibrand
New York
Democrat
Lindsey Graham
South Carolina
Republican
Timothy Kaine
Virginia
Democrat
Joe Manchin III
West Virginia
Democrat
Jeanne Shaheen
New Hampshire
Democrat
Thom Tillis
North Carolina
Republican