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Yonhap News Agency
Opposition leader Hong departs for U.S. to call for redeployment of tactical nuclear weaponsthink tank, hold an interview with Reuters, and meet with Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 3 hours ago
think tank, hold an interview with Reuters, and meet with Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-AK) and other members of the Senate Armed Services Committee. He will hold an interview with the Washington Post on Thursday before having a meeting with Rep.... Read more
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New York Post
Trump’s Iran-deal move is all about restoring US credibilityhope of “resetting” US-Russia relations. Then-Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.)
New York Post / Posted 6 hours ago
hope of “resetting” US-Russia relations. Then-Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) called Obama’s move “brilliant.” Then-Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin (D-Mich.) called it “a sound choice that will improve our security.” Moscow and... Read more
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11 News Houston
Bergdahl, facing sentencing, says Taliban treated him better than ArmyBergdahl jeopardized the lives of the soldiers sent to find him. In 2015, Sen.
11 News Houston / Posted 7 hours ago
Bergdahl jeopardized the lives of the soldiers sent to find him. In 2015, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., who chairs the Senate Armed Services Committee, said he would hold hearings on the case if the Army didn't impose punishment. President Trump... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore's economic growth this year to be in upper end of 2% to 3% rangeis also scheduled to meet key Congressional leaders, including Speaker of the H
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 hours ago
is also scheduled to meet key Congressional leaders, including Speaker of the House of Representatives Paul Ryan, Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain and Minority Leader of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi. Mr Lee will... Read more
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The Washington Times
Electric grid has been compromisedby the North Koreans. But the EMP Commission won’t be around anymore to help p
The Washington Times / Posted 11 hours ago
by the North Koreans. But the EMP Commission won’t be around anymore to help prevent electronic Armageddon. • Peter Vincent Pry is chief of staff of the congressional EMP Commission and served in the House Armed Services Committee and... Read more
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CBS News
GOP senator on Niger ambush: Need to get "full, accurate story"Lankford said the key aspect is finding out what actually happened. His commen
CBS News / Posted 14 hours ago
Lankford said the key aspect is finding out what actually happened. His comments came after Sen. John McCain, the Senate Armed Services Committee chairman, called on the Trump administration to be more forthcoming about the details of the... Read more
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EuroNews
Senators Seek More Information on U.S. Mission in NigerGraham and Schumer both said they expect a briefing on the situation in Niger t
EuroNews / Posted 16 hours ago
Graham and Schumer both said they expect a briefing on the situation in Niger this week. Mattis also met with Senate Armed Services Committee Chair John McCain, R-Ariz., who had threatened to subpoena the Defense Secretary if he didn't... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. senators seek answers on U.S. presence in Niger after ambush[McCain] is right to say that.” Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told Graham and M
Reuters / Posted 16 hours ago
[McCain] is right to say that.” Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told Graham and McCain, who serves as chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, on Friday that the military is shifting its counter-terrorism strategy to focus more on Africa and... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
The Russia Investigations: Interference Impacted Real Life; Senators Propose New Lawactivist Raven Solomon told BuzzFeed. What can be done? Three senators are st
KPBS San Diego / Posted 20 hours ago
activist Raven Solomon told BuzzFeed. What can be done? Three senators are sticking their toe in the water: Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz., and Democrats Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and Mark Warner of Virginia... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Senators push for more online transparency in elections to block Russian influenceelections. The legislation also has support from Republican Sen. John McCain of
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
elections. The legislation also has support from Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona, who is the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Lawmakers on the Senate intelligence panel and other committees investigating Russian influence... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Trump's mental instability threatens national securityof Defense Gen. James Mattis, supports the agreement. Just 9 days before Trump'
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
of Defense Gen. James Mattis, supports the agreement. Just 9 days before Trump's speech, Mattis appeared before the Senate Armed Services Committee and responded to a question from Sen. Angus King (I-ME): "Do you believe it's in our national... Read more
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Boston Globe
Adopting role of elder statesman, McCain is a repeated critic of TrumpismHouse and in 1986 to the Senate, where he now has the only job he ever wanted o
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
House and in 1986 to the Senate, where he now has the only job he ever wanted other than president: chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Today, he is one of the few Republicans who regularly crosses the aisle, on matters ranging from... Read more
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The Hill
Timeline: How info on the deadly Niger attack trickled outinvestigation. "That's not how the system works. We're coequal branches of gov
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investigation. "That's not how the system works. We're coequal branches of government," McCain, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said. "We should be informed at all times." Oct. 19: Kelly publicly defends Trump's call to... Read more
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Gulf News
Pressure grows on Trump to reveal circumstances leading to Niger attackreporters on Capitol Hill if the Trump administration had been forthcoming abou
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
reporters on Capitol Hill if the Trump administration had been forthcoming about the attack, McCain, who chairs the Senate armed services committee, replied: “Of course not.”In separate remarks on Thursday, the defence secretary, James Mattis, said... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Members Of Congress Demand Answers In Deadly Niger Ambushenemy contact when they were ambushed earlier this month by a group of about 50
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted yesterday
enemy contact when they were ambushed earlier this month by a group of about 50 fighters affiliated with ISIS. Senate Armed Services Committee members want more information and may use a subpoena to get it. What started out as a low-risk... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Air Force could recall as many as 1,000 retired pilots to address serious shortageunresolved, it will call into question the Air Force’s ability to accomplish it
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
unresolved, it will call into question the Air Force’s ability to accomplish its mission,” said McCain, chairman of the Armed Services Committee. Richard Aboulafia, an aviation analyst and vice president of the Teal Group, said the shortage... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Cotton brushes aside CIA talk, heads West[is] not going anywhere," she said via email. Cotton, who serves on the Senate
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
[is] not going anywhere," she said via email. Cotton, who serves on the Senate Intelligence Committee and the Armed Services Committee, has been considered for administration posts before. In November, days after Trump's election,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
White House backs Kelly in tiff with House memberbeing investigated. Defense Secretary James Mattis met Friday with Sen. John M
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
being investigated. Defense Secretary James Mattis met Friday with Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, with regard to the operation. McCain on Thursday threatened a subpoena, frustrated with what he... Read more
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The Columbian
Will Democrats use Niger as Trump’s Benghazi?her charge Democratic calls for hearings and probes are mounting. Sen. Richard
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
her charge Democratic calls for hearings and probes are mounting. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., a member of the Armed Services Committee, called for “a full and prompt investigation,” as well as hearings. “The administration needs to be... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
White House defends Kelly in fight over war deadTimes, "The White House itself is full of white supremacists." 4:40 p.m. A se
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 2 days ago
Times, "The White House itself is full of white supremacists." 4:40 p.m. A senior Republican senator says members of the Armed Services Committee will be briefed next week about the fatal attack on four American soldiers in the African nation of... Read more
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Boston Globe
Conflicting accounts in Niger ambush are subject of Pentagon investigationtwo weeks after the ambush, its repercussions showed no signs of abating. Sen.
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
two weeks after the ambush, its repercussions showed no signs of abating. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, told reporters Thursday that he might subpoena the Defense Department for answers. Defense... Read more
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Boston Globe
Here are the four-star generals Trump has publicly bashedwith some confidence that use of force will move us toward the intended outcome
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
with some confidence that use of force will move us toward the intended outcome,’’ Dempsey wrote in a letter to the Senate Armed Services Committee in July 2013. ‘‘Once we take action, we should be prepared for what comes next. Deeper involvement... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Air Force could recall as many as 1,000 retired pilots to address serious shortageunresolved, it will call into question the Air Force’s ability to accomplish it
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 2 days ago
unresolved, it will call into question the Air Force’s ability to accomplish its mission,” said McCain, chairman of the Armed Services Committee. Richard Aboulafia, an aviation analyst and vice president of the Teal Group, said the shortage... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Air Force could recall as many as 1,000 retired pilots to address serious shortageunresolved, it will call into question the Air Force’s ability to accomplish it
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
unresolved, it will call into question the Air Force’s ability to accomplish its mission,” said McCain, chairman of the Armed Services Committee. Richard Aboulafia, an aviation analyst and vice president of the Teal Group, said the shortage... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Mattis meets McCain amid tension over deadly Niger ambushclash with suspected militants in an area where an Islamic State group affiliat
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
clash with suspected militants in an area where an Islamic State group affiliate operates. McCain, who chairs the Senate Armed Services Committee, has repeatedly called for details from the Pentagon about the ambush, including why the body of one... Read more
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ABC News
Senators ask Mattis for more information on Niger attackMcCain will likely hold a hearing on the operation, and the strategy more broad
ABC News / Posted 2 days ago
McCain will likely hold a hearing on the operation, and the strategy more broadly, next week. A spokeswoman for the Senate Armed Services Committee did not comment. Graham also said the military will likely change its rules of engagement in... Read more
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CBS News
Mysteries remain in deadly Niger raid that killed 4 American soldiersSecretary James Mattis went to Capitol Hill on Friday to brief Sen. John McCain
CBS News / Posted 2 days ago
Secretary James Mattis went to Capitol Hill on Friday to brief Sen. John McCain on what went wrong, but the chairman of the Armed Services Committee already had part of the answer. Gen. Thomas Waldhauser, the commander of U.S. forces in Africa, told... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Sen. Graham: ‘The war is headed to Africa’But for us to make that decision, we got to know what you're doing." Sen. John
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 2 days ago
But for us to make that decision, we got to know what you're doing." Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said senators did not know that U.S. forces were in Niger until they read about the soldiers being... Read more
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Daily Mail
Niger raid that took 4 troops called 'massive' intelligence failureMattis walks up stairs as he arrives on Capitol Hill for a meeting with Sen. Jo
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Mattis walks up stairs as he arrives on Capitol Hill for a meeting with Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, to discuss the ambush that killed four soldiers on an operation in the African nation of Niger,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Will Democrats use Niger as Trump’s Benghazi?her charge Democratic calls for hearings and probes are mounting. Sen. Richard
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
her charge Democratic calls for hearings and probes are mounting. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., a member of the Armed Services Committee, called for “a full and prompt investigation,” as well as hearings. “The administration needs to be... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
PM Lee in Washington DC to build on Singapore’s ‘robust partnership’ with USis also scheduled to meet key Congressional leaders, including Speaker of the H
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
is also scheduled to meet key Congressional leaders, including Speaker of the House of Representatives Paul Ryan, Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain and Minority Leader of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi. Mr Lee will... Read more
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FOX News
Stop questioning each other's patriotismof the steps lawmakers are taking to insist that Congress be read in on militar
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
of the steps lawmakers are taking to insist that Congress be read in on military operations before tragedies occur. Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain (R-Ariz.) is pushing the Trump administration to brief key members of Congress... Read more
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FOX News
Stop questioning each other's patriotismof the steps lawmakers are taking to insist that Congress be read in on militar
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
of the steps lawmakers are taking to insist that Congress be read in on military operations before tragedies occur. Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain (R-Ariz.) is pushing the Trump administration to brief key members of Congress... Read more
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The Washington Times
Senate panel weighs subpoena for White House cyber czarThe Senate Armed Services Committee is weighing whether to subpoena White House
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
The Senate Armed Services Committee is weighing whether to subpoena White House cybersecurity coordinator Rob Joyce after the Trump administration blocked him from testifying Thursday on Capitol Hill. “I request that you subpoena the appropriate... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Some of U.S.’s most secretive work will be done in new NASIC buildingas China and Russia look to challenge the United States dominance,” said U.S. R
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 2 days ago
as China and Russia look to challenge the United States dominance,” said U.S. Rep. Mike Turner, R-Dayton, a House Armed Services Committee member. “This is a facility that allows us to understand what our adversaries are doing (and)... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Pentagon investigating troubling questions after deadly Niger ambushofficer Sean Smith, and CIA contractors Glen Doherty and Tyrone Woods. Sen. Jo
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
officer Sean Smith, and CIA contractors Glen Doherty and Tyrone Woods. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said on Thursday that getting to the bottom of what happened may require subpoenas. “That's why... Read more
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EuroNews
Niger Attack Came After 'Massive Intelligence Failure,' Source Saysaide, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he is not authorized to speak
EuroNews / Posted 2 days ago
aide, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he is not authorized to speak publicly, said the House and Senate armed services committees have questions about the scope of the U.S. mission in Niger, and whether the Pentagon is properly... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Wilson says Kelly 'needs to stop telling lies'discipline and so should the president." 3:35 p.m. Defense Secretary Jim Matt
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 2 days ago
discipline and so should the president." 3:35 p.m. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has met with the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee as lawmakers demand answers two weeks after an ambush in the African nation of Niger killed four... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
A timeline of the White House after the Niger raidfor when the President talks about a military operation. 3:32 p.m. Republican S
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 2 days ago
for when the President talks about a military operation. 3:32 p.m. Republican Sen. John McCain, chair of the Senate Armed Services Committee, tells reporters that he is asking for information about the Niger attack but isn’t getting the... Read more
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CBS News
Mattis meets with McCain amid questions about Niger ambushthe Niger ambush earlier this month that resulted in the deaths of four U.S. so
CBS News / Posted 2 days ago
the Niger ambush earlier this month that resulted in the deaths of four U.S. soldiers. McCain, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said Thursday that the investigation involving the Niger attack could "require a subpoena." "It... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Some of U.S.’s most secretive work will be done in new NASIC buildingas China and Russia look to challenge the United States dominance,” said U.S. R
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 2 days ago
as China and Russia look to challenge the United States dominance,” said U.S. Rep. Mike Turner, R-Dayton, a House Armed Services Committee member. “This is a facility that allows us to understand what our adversaries are doing (and)... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Some of U.S.’s most secretive work will be done in new NASIC buildingas China and Russia look to challenge the United States dominance,” said U.S. R
Dayton Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
as China and Russia look to challenge the United States dominance,” said U.S. Rep. Mike Turner, R-Dayton, a House Armed Services Committee member. “This is a facility that allows us to understand what our adversaries are doing (and)... Read more
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The Hill
Mattis, McCain meet a day after subpoena threatMattis met with McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, in the
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
Mattis met with McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, in the senator’s office on Friday. The pair gave brief remarks afterward, with McCain stressing the respect he has for the Defense chief. ADVERTISEMENT “We can do better at... Read more
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The Hill
Dem pushes for subpoena of White House cyber officialA Senate Democrat is pushing for leaders of the Senate Armed Services Committee
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
A Senate Democrat is pushing for leaders of the Senate Armed Services Committee to subpoena a White House national security official to testify on efforts to protect the United States from cyberattacks. The effort comes after the White House blocked... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Pentagon faces demands for details on deadly attack in Nigeras is normal for a deadly incident. What is abnormal, according to Sen. John M
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
as is normal for a deadly incident. What is abnormal, according to Sen. John McCain, the Republican chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, is the Trump administration's slow response to requests for information. He said Thursday it may... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Everything we know about the Niger attack that left 4 US soldiers deadsome basic facts," a Defense Department official told NBC News.) The French mil
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
some basic facts," a Defense Department official told NBC News.) The French military is also looking into it. The Senate Armed Services Committee has called on the Trump administration to lay out a fuller explanation of what went wrong. "I think... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Pentagon faces demands for details on attack in Nigeras is normal for a deadly incident. What is abnormal, according to Sen. John M
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
as is normal for a deadly incident. What is abnormal, according to Sen. John McCain, the Republican chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, is the Trump administration's slow response to requests for information. He said Thursday it may... Read more
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FOX News
Niger attack leaves 4 US soldiers dead: What to know Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., chairman of the Senate armed service
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
: What to know Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., chairman of the Senate armed services committee, said he doesn’t think the White House has been “forthcoming” about the deadly attack on American troops earlier this... Read more
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FOX News
Niger attack leaves 4 US soldiers deadSen. John McCain, R-Ariz., chairman of the Senate armed services committee, sai
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., chairman of the Senate armed services committee, said he doesn’t think the White House has been “forthcoming” about the deadly attack on American troops earlier this month. Four U.S. service members were killed on Oct. 4... Read more
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Calgary Sun
U.S. Congress demands answers from Pentagon on deadly Niger attackas is normal for a deadly incident. What is abnormal, according to Sen. John M
Calgary Sun / Posted 2 days ago
as is normal for a deadly incident. What is abnormal, according to Sen. John McCain, the Republican chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, is the Trump administration’s slow response to requests for information. He said Thursday it may... Read more
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