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Pentagon watchdog resigns after being sidelined by Trump

Pentagon watchdog resigns after being sidelined by Trump

Fine's departure comes after he became embroiled in Trump's incursion into the community of independent federal watchdogs. Read full article: Pentagon watchdog resigns after being si...→

Pentagon watchdog resigns after being sidelined by Trump

Pentagon watchdog resigns after being sidelined by Trump

Fine's departure comes after he became embroiled in Trump's incursion into the community of independent federal watchdogs. Read full article: Pentagon watchdog resigns after being si...→

Nominee to be CIA watchdog says he’ll stand up to Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the CIA’s chief watchdog is pledging independence, saying he will perform his role “in an unbiased and [...] Read full article: Nominee to be CIA watchdog says he’ll st...→

Mary Elizabeth Taylor, State Department official, resigns over Trump &

Mary Elizabeth Taylor, State Department official, resigns over Trump &

A State Department official resigned Thursday over President Donald Trump's response to racial tensions sweeping the country over the killings of black people [...] Read full article: Mary Elizabeth Taylor, State Department ...→

Pompeo denies wrongdoing in Trump removal of State Department watchdog

Pompeo denies wrongdoing in Trump removal of State Department watchdog

At the time of Inspector General Steve Linick's firing, he was probing the secretary of state's use of government resources. Read full article: Pompeo denies wrongdoing in Trump remova...→

Trump Rips NY Times After Editor Resigns Over Tom Cotton Story

Trump Rips NY Times After Editor Resigns Over Tom Cotton Story

President Donald Trump on Sunday slammed The New York Times after James Bennett resigned as editor of the paper's editorial page following the publication of a [...] Read full article: Trump Rips NY Times After Editor Resigns...→

Watchdog mulls Facebook ad boycott over Zuckerberg’s inaction on Trump posts

Watchdog mulls Facebook ad boycott over Zuckerberg’s inaction on Trump posts

Mark Zuckerberg’s controversial decision to not censor offensive or inaccurate posts by President Trump could land him in hot water with advertisers, according [...] Read full article: Watchdog mulls Facebook ad boycott over ...→

Pentagon science adviser quits over security tactics for Trump church photos - Breitbart

Pentagon science adviser quits over security tactics for Trump church photos - Breitbart

June 3 (UPI) -- A Pentagon adviser has quit in protest over Defense Secretary Mike Esper's involvement in a photo opportunity with President Donald Trump Read full article: Pentagon science adviser quits over secu...→

'It just doesn't seem right': Pentagon officials on edge over military leaders' dealings with Trump

'It just doesn't seem right': Pentagon officials on edge over military leaders' dealings with Trump

For years, top military leadership has tried to minimize the perception that the armed forces are being used by the president for political purposes. Read full article: 'It just doesn't seem right': Pentagon o...→

At Trump request, Pentagon puts military police on alert to go to Minneapolis

At Trump request, Pentagon puts military police on alert to go to Minneapolis

As unrest spread across dozens of American cities on Friday, the Pentagon took the rare step of ordering the Army to put several active-duty U.S. military poli [...] Read full article: At Trump request, Pentagon puts military...→

Trump-appointed U.S. attorney abruptly resigns

Trump-appointed U.S. attorney abruptly resigns

A U.S. attorney in Texas who was appointed by President Donald Trump announced his resignation Tuesday, providing no explanation for his unusually abrupt depar [...] Read full article: Trump-appointed U.S. attorney abruptly r...→

HHS watchdog vows independence amid Trump actions

HHS watchdog vows independence amid Trump actions

Christi Grimm detailed 14 different projects underway to track the Trump administration's response to the pandemic. Read full article: HHS watchdog vows independence amid Trum...→

US attorney for Southern District of NY resigns, Trump to nominate SEC chair

US attorney for Southern District of NY resigns, Trump to nominate SEC chair

WASHINGTON — The U.S. attorney who oversaw key prosecutions of allies of President Donald Trump and an investigation into Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani [...] Read full article: US attorney for Southern District of NY ...→

State Department official resigns over Trump ‘racial injustice’ response

State Department official resigns over Trump ‘racial injustice’ response

A State Department official resigned Thursday over President Donald Trump’s response to racial tensions sweeping the country over the killings of black people [...] Read full article: State Department official resigns over T...→

Top Pentagon Official Wheelbarger Resigns, Urges Colleagues to Follow Constitution

Top Pentagon Official Wheelbarger Resigns, Urges Colleagues to Follow Constitution

Kathryn Wheelbarger, one of the Pentagon's most prominent and respected policy officials, is resigning after three years in the job after President Donald Trum [...] Read full article: Top Pentagon Official Wheelbarger Resign...→

Trump: 'Fine' for Milley, Esper to Speak Out About Lafayette Square

Trump: 'Fine' for Milley, Esper to Speak Out About Lafayette Square

Comments made by Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Mark Milley and Defense Secretary Mark Esper about their role in President Donald Trump's walk across Lafayette [...] Read full article: Trump: 'Fine' for Milley, Esper to Speak...→

Trump taps retired general, Fox News commentator as Pentagon policy chief

Trump taps retired general, Fox News commentator as Pentagon policy chief

President Trump will nominate retired Army brigadier general and Fox News commentator Anthony Tata to be the Pentagon’s undersecretary for policy, the White Ho [...] Read full article: Trump taps retired general, Fox News com...→

Trump directs Pentagon to pull 9,500 US troops from Germany by September

Trump directs Pentagon to pull 9,500 US troops from Germany by September

President Trump has directed the Pentagon to remove thousands of American troops from Germany by September, a move that would dramatically reshape the U.S. mil [...] Read full article: Trump directs Pentagon to pull 9,500 US ...→

Trump Agrees to Send Home Troops From Washington, Easing Tensions With the Pentagon

Trump Agrees to Send Home Troops From Washington, Easing Tensions With the Pentagon

But what appeared to be an uneasy truce between the White House and military leaders did not mean the conflict was over. Read full article: Trump Agrees to Send Home Troops From Wa...→

Grassley blocks 2 Trump nominees over refusal to explain watchdog firings

Grassley blocks 2 Trump nominees over refusal to explain watchdog firings

The top Republican has been unsatisfied with the White House's explanation for the firings of internal watchdogs. Read full article: Grassley blocks 2 Trump nominees over re...→

Mark Esper, Pentagon chief, opposes Trump plan: ‘I do not suppor

Mark Esper, Pentagon chief, opposes Trump plan: ‘I do not suppor

In a press conference at the Pentagon, Mr. Esper said the use of active-duty troops should be a “last resort” for the country, and he does not believe such a c [...] Read full article: Mark Esper, Pentagon chief, opposes Trum...→

Divided Senate confirms former Trump counsel as relief watchdog

Divided Senate confirms former Trump counsel as relief watchdog

The Senate voted to 51-40 to approve Brian Miller as Treasury Department special inspector general for pandemic recovery. Read full article: Divided Senate confirms former Trump cou...→

Trump Wants Troops in Afghanistan Home by Election Day. The Pentagon Is Drawing Up Plans.

Trump Wants Troops in Afghanistan Home by Election Day. The Pentagon Is Drawing Up Plans.

President Trump has repeatedly voiced a desire to leave Afghanistan sooner than the timeline laid out in the Feb. 29 peace agreement. He may want to campaign o [...] Read full article: Trump Wants Troops in Afghanistan Home b...→

Internal Pentagon watchdog replaced by Trump leaves post

Internal Pentagon watchdog replaced by Trump leaves post

Glenn Fine worked as the Pentagon's acting inspector general from 2016 until early April, when President Trump replaced him. Read full article: Internal Pentagon watchdog replaced by T...→

U.S. Attorney in Manhattan Who Oversaw Key Cases of Trump Allies Abruptly Resigns

U.S. Attorney in Manhattan Who Oversaw Key Cases of Trump Allies Abruptly Resigns

It was unclear why Geoffrey Berman was leaving the position, but the sudden resignation is likely to raise additional questions from Democrats who have accused [...] Read full article: U.S. Attorney in Manhattan Who Oversaw K...→

2nd top Pentagon official resigns this week after passed over for promotion

2nd top Pentagon official resigns this week after passed over for promotion

A second top Pentagon official resigned this week after being passed over for a departmental promotion. Read full article: 2nd top Pentagon official resigns this w...→

Pentagon Official Who Questioned Ukraine Aid Freeze Resigns

Pentagon Comptroller Elaine McCusker, who was reported to have questioned the suspension of U.S. military aid to Ukraine, a key element in the inquiry leading [...] Read full article: Pentagon Official Who Questioned Ukraine...→

House Armed Services chair pushes Pentagon brass on Trump mobilizing military amid protests

House Armed Services chair pushes Pentagon brass on Trump mobilizing military amid protests

The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee on Wednesday demanded the Secretary of Defense to provide an explanation to President Trump’s decision earli [...] Read full article: House Armed Services chair pushes Pentag...→

Trump orders Pentagon to slash number of U.S. troops stationed in Germ

Trump orders Pentagon to slash number of U.S. troops stationed in Germ

President Trump wants a major reduction in the number of U.S. military personnel based in Germany and has ordered the Pentagon to cut thousands of troops by Se [...] Read full article: Trump orders Pentagon to slash number of...→

Grassley Vows to Block Trump Nominees Over Watchdog Firings

Grassley Vows to Block Trump Nominees Over Watchdog Firings

Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley says he is blocking two Trump administration nominees until the White House provides adequate reasons for the recent termination [...] Read full article: Grassley Vows to Block Trump Nominees Ov...→

Pentagon-Trump clash breaks open over military use against protests

Pentagon-Trump clash breaks open over military use against protests

President Donald Trump’s Pentagon chief shot down his idea of using troops to quell protests across the United States, then reversed course on pulling part of [...] Read full article: Pentagon-Trump clash breaks open over mi...→

Pentagon chief Esper opposes Trump plan: ‘I do not support invoking the Insurrection Act’

Pentagon chief Esper opposes Trump plan: ‘I do not support invoking the Insurrection Act’

Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Wednesday he opposes using the Insurrection Act to deploy active-duty military forces to American cities to quell riots and p [...] Read full article: Pentagon chief Esper opposes Trump plan:...→

FBI's Top Lawyer Resigns as Agency Faces Pressure from Trump

FBI's Top Lawyer Resigns as Agency Faces Pressure from Trump

The FBI said on Saturday that its top lawyer, Dana Boente, had announced his resignation as the agency faces scrutiny over its investigations of former staffer [...] Read full article: FBI's Top Lawyer Resigns as Agency Faces...→

Watchdog who found hospital shortages unfazed by Trump barbs

Watchdog who found hospital shortages unfazed by Trump barbs

The author of a federal report that found U.S. hospitals faced severe shortages of coronavirus test supplies says she is not intimidated by criticism from Pres [...] Read full article: Watchdog who found hospital shortages un...→

Ousted Pentagon Acting Inspector General Resigns

Ousted Pentagon Acting Inspector General Resigns

After he was sidelined from his job as the Pentagon’s acting inspector general by President Donald Trump last month, Glenn Fine resigned from the Defense Depar [...] Read full article: Ousted Pentagon Acting Inspector General...→

Nominee to be CIA watchdog says he’ll stand up to Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the CIA’s chief watchdog is pledging independence, saying he will perform his role “in an unbiased and [...] Read full article: Nominee to be CIA watchdog says he’ll st...→

U.S. Attorney in Manhattan Who Oversaw Key Cases of Trump Allies Abruptly Resigns

U.S. Attorney in Manhattan Who Oversaw Key Cases of Trump Allies Abruptly Resigns

It was unclear why Geoffrey Berman was leaving the position, but the sudden resignation is likely to raise additional questions from Democrats who have accused [...] Read full article: U.S. Attorney in Manhattan Who Oversaw K...→

State Department official resigns over Trump ‘racial injustice’ response

State Department official resigns over Trump ‘racial injustice’ response

A State Department official resigned Thursday over President Donald Trump’s response to racial tensions sweeping the country over the killings of black people [...] Read full article: State Department official resigns over T...→

Pentagon Official Who Questioned Ukraine Aid Freeze Resigns

Pentagon Comptroller Elaine McCusker, who was reported to have questioned the suspension of U.S. military aid to Ukraine, a key element in the inquiry leading [...] Read full article: Pentagon Official Who Questioned Ukraine...→

Trump: 'Fine' for Milley, Esper to Speak Out About Lafayette Square

Trump: 'Fine' for Milley, Esper to Speak Out About Lafayette Square

Comments made by Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Mark Milley and Defense Secretary Mark Esper about their role in President Donald Trump's walk across Lafayette [...] Read full article: Trump: 'Fine' for Milley, Esper to Speak...→

House Armed Services chair pushes Pentagon brass on Trump mobilizing military amid protests

House Armed Services chair pushes Pentagon brass on Trump mobilizing military amid protests

The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee on Wednesday demanded the Secretary of Defense to provide an explanation to President Trump’s decision earli [...] Read full article: House Armed Services chair pushes Pentag...→

Trump directs Pentagon to pull 9,500 US troops from Germany by September

Trump directs Pentagon to pull 9,500 US troops from Germany by September

President Trump has directed the Pentagon to remove thousands of American troops from Germany by September, a move that would dramatically reshape the U.S. mil [...] Read full article: Trump directs Pentagon to pull 9,500 US ...→

Watchdog mulls Facebook ad boycott over Zuckerberg’s inaction on Trump posts

Watchdog mulls Facebook ad boycott over Zuckerberg’s inaction on Trump posts

Mark Zuckerberg’s controversial decision to not censor offensive or inaccurate posts by President Trump could land him in hot water with advertisers, according [...] Read full article: Watchdog mulls Facebook ad boycott over ...→

Grassley Vows to Block Trump Nominees Over Watchdog Firings

Grassley Vows to Block Trump Nominees Over Watchdog Firings

Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley says he is blocking two Trump administration nominees until the White House provides adequate reasons for the recent termination [...] Read full article: Grassley Vows to Block Trump Nominees Ov...→

Grassley blocks 2 Trump nominees over refusal to explain watchdog firings

Grassley blocks 2 Trump nominees over refusal to explain watchdog firings

The top Republican has been unsatisfied with the White House's explanation for the firings of internal watchdogs. Read full article: Grassley blocks 2 Trump nominees over re...→

Pentagon science adviser quits over security tactics for Trump church photos - Breitbart

Pentagon science adviser quits over security tactics for Trump church photos - Breitbart

June 3 (UPI) -- A Pentagon adviser has quit in protest over Defense Secretary Mike Esper's involvement in a photo opportunity with President Donald Trump Read full article: Pentagon science adviser quits over secu...→

Pentagon chief Esper opposes Trump plan: ‘I do not support invoking the Insurrection Act’

Pentagon chief Esper opposes Trump plan: ‘I do not support invoking the Insurrection Act’

Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Wednesday he opposes using the Insurrection Act to deploy active-duty military forces to American cities to quell riots and p [...] Read full article: Pentagon chief Esper opposes Trump plan:...→

Divided Senate confirms former Trump counsel as relief watchdog

Divided Senate confirms former Trump counsel as relief watchdog

The Senate voted to 51-40 to approve Brian Miller as Treasury Department special inspector general for pandemic recovery. Read full article: Divided Senate confirms former Trump cou...→

At Trump request, Pentagon puts military police on alert to go to Minneapolis

At Trump request, Pentagon puts military police on alert to go to Minneapolis

As unrest spread across dozens of American cities on Friday, the Pentagon took the rare step of ordering the Army to put several active-duty U.S. military poli [...] Read full article: At Trump request, Pentagon puts military...→

Watchdog who found hospital shortages unfazed by Trump barbs

Watchdog who found hospital shortages unfazed by Trump barbs

The author of a federal report that found U.S. hospitals faced severe shortages of coronavirus test supplies says she is not intimidated by criticism from Pres [...] Read full article: Watchdog who found hospital shortages un...→

Trump Wants Troops in Afghanistan Home by Election Day. The Pentagon Is Drawing Up Plans.

Trump Wants Troops in Afghanistan Home by Election Day. The Pentagon Is Drawing Up Plans.

President Trump has repeatedly voiced a desire to leave Afghanistan sooner than the timeline laid out in the Feb. 29 peace agreement. He may want to campaign o [...] Read full article: Trump Wants Troops in Afghanistan Home b...→

HHS watchdog vows independence amid Trump actions

HHS watchdog vows independence amid Trump actions

Christi Grimm detailed 14 different projects underway to track the Trump administration's response to the pandemic. Read full article: HHS watchdog vows independence amid Trum...→

US attorney for Southern District of NY resigns, Trump to nominate SEC chair

US attorney for Southern District of NY resigns, Trump to nominate SEC chair

WASHINGTON — The U.S. attorney who oversaw key prosecutions of allies of President Donald Trump and an investigation into Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani [...] Read full article: US attorney for Southern District of NY ...→

Mary Elizabeth Taylor, State Department official, resigns over Trump &

Mary Elizabeth Taylor, State Department official, resigns over Trump &

A State Department official resigned Thursday over President Donald Trump's response to racial tensions sweeping the country over the killings of black people [...] Read full article: Mary Elizabeth Taylor, State Department ...→

2nd top Pentagon official resigns this week after passed over for promotion

2nd top Pentagon official resigns this week after passed over for promotion

A second top Pentagon official resigned this week after being passed over for a departmental promotion. Read full article: 2nd top Pentagon official resigns this w...→

Top Pentagon Official Wheelbarger Resigns, Urges Colleagues to Follow Constitution

Top Pentagon Official Wheelbarger Resigns, Urges Colleagues to Follow Constitution

Kathryn Wheelbarger, one of the Pentagon's most prominent and respected policy officials, is resigning after three years in the job after President Donald Trum [...] Read full article: Top Pentagon Official Wheelbarger Resign...→

Pompeo denies wrongdoing in Trump removal of State Department watchdog

Pompeo denies wrongdoing in Trump removal of State Department watchdog

At the time of Inspector General Steve Linick's firing, he was probing the secretary of state's use of government resources. Read full article: Pompeo denies wrongdoing in Trump remova...→

Trump taps retired general, Fox News commentator as Pentagon policy chief

Trump taps retired general, Fox News commentator as Pentagon policy chief

President Trump will nominate retired Army brigadier general and Fox News commentator Anthony Tata to be the Pentagon’s undersecretary for policy, the White Ho [...] Read full article: Trump taps retired general, Fox News com...→

Trump Rips NY Times After Editor Resigns Over Tom Cotton Story

Trump Rips NY Times After Editor Resigns Over Tom Cotton Story

President Donald Trump on Sunday slammed The New York Times after James Bennett resigned as editor of the paper's editorial page following the publication of a [...] Read full article: Trump Rips NY Times After Editor Resigns...→

Trump orders Pentagon to slash number of U.S. troops stationed in Germ

Trump orders Pentagon to slash number of U.S. troops stationed in Germ

President Trump wants a major reduction in the number of U.S. military personnel based in Germany and has ordered the Pentagon to cut thousands of troops by Se [...] Read full article: Trump orders Pentagon to slash number of...→

Trump Agrees to Send Home Troops From Washington, Easing Tensions With the Pentagon

Trump Agrees to Send Home Troops From Washington, Easing Tensions With the Pentagon

But what appeared to be an uneasy truce between the White House and military leaders did not mean the conflict was over. Read full article: Trump Agrees to Send Home Troops From Wa...→

Pentagon-Trump clash breaks open over military use against protests

Pentagon-Trump clash breaks open over military use against protests

President Donald Trump’s Pentagon chief shot down his idea of using troops to quell protests across the United States, then reversed course on pulling part of [...] Read full article: Pentagon-Trump clash breaks open over mi...→

Mark Esper, Pentagon chief, opposes Trump plan: ‘I do not suppor

Mark Esper, Pentagon chief, opposes Trump plan: ‘I do not suppor

In a press conference at the Pentagon, Mr. Esper said the use of active-duty troops should be a “last resort” for the country, and he does not believe such a c [...] Read full article: Mark Esper, Pentagon chief, opposes Trum...→

'It just doesn't seem right': Pentagon officials on edge over military leaders' dealings with Trump

'It just doesn't seem right': Pentagon officials on edge over military leaders' dealings with Trump

For years, top military leadership has tried to minimize the perception that the armed forces are being used by the president for political purposes. Read full article: 'It just doesn't seem right': Pentagon o...→

FBI's Top Lawyer Resigns as Agency Faces Pressure from Trump

FBI's Top Lawyer Resigns as Agency Faces Pressure from Trump

The FBI said on Saturday that its top lawyer, Dana Boente, had announced his resignation as the agency faces scrutiny over its investigations of former staffer [...] Read full article: FBI's Top Lawyer Resigns as Agency Faces...→

Trump-appointed U.S. attorney abruptly resigns

Trump-appointed U.S. attorney abruptly resigns

A U.S. attorney in Texas who was appointed by President Donald Trump announced his resignation Tuesday, providing no explanation for his unusually abrupt depar [...] Read full article: Trump-appointed U.S. attorney abruptly r...→

Ousted Pentagon Acting Inspector General Resigns

Ousted Pentagon Acting Inspector General Resigns

After he was sidelined from his job as the Pentagon’s acting inspector general by President Donald Trump last month, Glenn Fine resigned from the Defense Depar [...] Read full article: Ousted Pentagon Acting Inspector General...→

Internal Pentagon watchdog replaced by Trump leaves post

Internal Pentagon watchdog replaced by Trump leaves post

Glenn Fine worked as the Pentagon's acting inspector general from 2016 until early April, when President Trump replaced him. Read full article: Internal Pentagon watchdog replaced by T...→

Nominee to be CIA watchdog says he’ll stand up to Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the CIA’s chief watchdog is pledging independence, saying he will perform his role “in an unbiased and [...] Read full article: Nominee to be CIA watchdog says he’ll st...→

US attorney for Southern District of NY resigns, Trump to nominate SEC chair

US attorney for Southern District of NY resigns, Trump to nominate SEC chair

WASHINGTON — The U.S. attorney who oversaw key prosecutions of allies of President Donald Trump and an investigation into Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani [...] Read full article: US attorney for Southern District of NY ...→

U.S. Attorney in Manhattan Who Oversaw Key Cases of Trump Allies Abruptly Resigns

U.S. Attorney in Manhattan Who Oversaw Key Cases of Trump Allies Abruptly Resigns

It was unclear why Geoffrey Berman was leaving the position, but the sudden resignation is likely to raise additional questions from Democrats who have accused [...] Read full article: U.S. Attorney in Manhattan Who Oversaw K...→

Mary Elizabeth Taylor, State Department official, resigns over Trump &

Mary Elizabeth Taylor, State Department official, resigns over Trump &

A State Department official resigned Thursday over President Donald Trump's response to racial tensions sweeping the country over the killings of black people [...] Read full article: Mary Elizabeth Taylor, State Department ...→

State Department official resigns over Trump ‘racial injustice’ response

State Department official resigns over Trump ‘racial injustice’ response

A State Department official resigned Thursday over President Donald Trump’s response to racial tensions sweeping the country over the killings of black people [...] Read full article: State Department official resigns over T...→

2nd top Pentagon official resigns this week after passed over for promotion

2nd top Pentagon official resigns this week after passed over for promotion

A second top Pentagon official resigned this week after being passed over for a departmental promotion. Read full article: 2nd top Pentagon official resigns this w...→

Top Pentagon Official Wheelbarger Resigns, Urges Colleagues to Follow Constitution

Top Pentagon Official Wheelbarger Resigns, Urges Colleagues to Follow Constitution

Kathryn Wheelbarger, one of the Pentagon's most prominent and respected policy officials, is resigning after three years in the job after President Donald Trum [...] Read full article: Top Pentagon Official Wheelbarger Resign...→

Pentagon Official Who Questioned Ukraine Aid Freeze Resigns

Pentagon Comptroller Elaine McCusker, who was reported to have questioned the suspension of U.S. military aid to Ukraine, a key element in the inquiry leading [...] Read full article: Pentagon Official Who Questioned Ukraine...→

Pompeo denies wrongdoing in Trump removal of State Department watchdog

Pompeo denies wrongdoing in Trump removal of State Department watchdog

At the time of Inspector General Steve Linick's firing, he was probing the secretary of state's use of government resources. Read full article: Pompeo denies wrongdoing in Trump remova...→

Trump: 'Fine' for Milley, Esper to Speak Out About Lafayette Square

Trump: 'Fine' for Milley, Esper to Speak Out About Lafayette Square

Comments made by Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Mark Milley and Defense Secretary Mark Esper about their role in President Donald Trump's walk across Lafayette [...] Read full article: Trump: 'Fine' for Milley, Esper to Speak...→

Trump taps retired general, Fox News commentator as Pentagon policy chief

Trump taps retired general, Fox News commentator as Pentagon policy chief

President Trump will nominate retired Army brigadier general and Fox News commentator Anthony Tata to be the Pentagon’s undersecretary for policy, the White Ho [...] Read full article: Trump taps retired general, Fox News com...→

House Armed Services chair pushes Pentagon brass on Trump mobilizing military amid protests

House Armed Services chair pushes Pentagon brass on Trump mobilizing military amid protests

The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee on Wednesday demanded the Secretary of Defense to provide an explanation to President Trump’s decision earli [...] Read full article: House Armed Services chair pushes Pentag...→

Trump Rips NY Times After Editor Resigns Over Tom Cotton Story

Trump Rips NY Times After Editor Resigns Over Tom Cotton Story

President Donald Trump on Sunday slammed The New York Times after James Bennett resigned as editor of the paper's editorial page following the publication of a [...] Read full article: Trump Rips NY Times After Editor Resigns...→

Trump directs Pentagon to pull 9,500 US troops from Germany by September

Trump directs Pentagon to pull 9,500 US troops from Germany by September

President Trump has directed the Pentagon to remove thousands of American troops from Germany by September, a move that would dramatically reshape the U.S. mil [...] Read full article: Trump directs Pentagon to pull 9,500 US ...→

Trump orders Pentagon to slash number of U.S. troops stationed in Germ

Trump orders Pentagon to slash number of U.S. troops stationed in Germ

President Trump wants a major reduction in the number of U.S. military personnel based in Germany and has ordered the Pentagon to cut thousands of troops by Se [...] Read full article: Trump orders Pentagon to slash number of...→

Watchdog mulls Facebook ad boycott over Zuckerberg’s inaction on Trump posts

Watchdog mulls Facebook ad boycott over Zuckerberg’s inaction on Trump posts

Mark Zuckerberg’s controversial decision to not censor offensive or inaccurate posts by President Trump could land him in hot water with advertisers, according [...] Read full article: Watchdog mulls Facebook ad boycott over ...→

Trump Agrees to Send Home Troops From Washington, Easing Tensions With the Pentagon

Trump Agrees to Send Home Troops From Washington, Easing Tensions With the Pentagon

But what appeared to be an uneasy truce between the White House and military leaders did not mean the conflict was over. Read full article: Trump Agrees to Send Home Troops From Wa...→

Grassley Vows to Block Trump Nominees Over Watchdog Firings

Grassley Vows to Block Trump Nominees Over Watchdog Firings

Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley says he is blocking two Trump administration nominees until the White House provides adequate reasons for the recent termination [...] Read full article: Grassley Vows to Block Trump Nominees Ov...→

Grassley blocks 2 Trump nominees over refusal to explain watchdog firings

Grassley blocks 2 Trump nominees over refusal to explain watchdog firings

The top Republican has been unsatisfied with the White House's explanation for the firings of internal watchdogs. Read full article: Grassley blocks 2 Trump nominees over re...→

Pentagon-Trump clash breaks open over military use against protests

Pentagon-Trump clash breaks open over military use against protests

President Donald Trump’s Pentagon chief shot down his idea of using troops to quell protests across the United States, then reversed course on pulling part of [...] Read full article: Pentagon-Trump clash breaks open over mi...→

Pentagon science adviser quits over security tactics for Trump church photos - Breitbart

Pentagon science adviser quits over security tactics for Trump church photos - Breitbart

June 3 (UPI) -- A Pentagon adviser has quit in protest over Defense Secretary Mike Esper's involvement in a photo opportunity with President Donald Trump Read full article: Pentagon science adviser quits over secu...→

Mark Esper, Pentagon chief, opposes Trump plan: ‘I do not suppor

Mark Esper, Pentagon chief, opposes Trump plan: ‘I do not suppor

In a press conference at the Pentagon, Mr. Esper said the use of active-duty troops should be a “last resort” for the country, and he does not believe such a c [...] Read full article: Mark Esper, Pentagon chief, opposes Trum...→

Pentagon chief Esper opposes Trump plan: ‘I do not support invoking the Insurrection Act’

Pentagon chief Esper opposes Trump plan: ‘I do not support invoking the Insurrection Act’

Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Wednesday he opposes using the Insurrection Act to deploy active-duty military forces to American cities to quell riots and p [...] Read full article: Pentagon chief Esper opposes Trump plan:...→

'It just doesn't seem right': Pentagon officials on edge over military leaders' dealings with Trump

'It just doesn't seem right': Pentagon officials on edge over military leaders' dealings with Trump

For years, top military leadership has tried to minimize the perception that the armed forces are being used by the president for political purposes. Read full article: 'It just doesn't seem right': Pentagon o...→

Divided Senate confirms former Trump counsel as relief watchdog

Divided Senate confirms former Trump counsel as relief watchdog

The Senate voted to 51-40 to approve Brian Miller as Treasury Department special inspector general for pandemic recovery. Read full article: Divided Senate confirms former Trump cou...→

FBI's Top Lawyer Resigns as Agency Faces Pressure from Trump

FBI's Top Lawyer Resigns as Agency Faces Pressure from Trump

The FBI said on Saturday that its top lawyer, Dana Boente, had announced his resignation as the agency faces scrutiny over its investigations of former staffer [...] Read full article: FBI's Top Lawyer Resigns as Agency Faces...→

At Trump request, Pentagon puts military police on alert to go to Minneapolis

At Trump request, Pentagon puts military police on alert to go to Minneapolis

As unrest spread across dozens of American cities on Friday, the Pentagon took the rare step of ordering the Army to put several active-duty U.S. military poli [...] Read full article: At Trump request, Pentagon puts military...→

Watchdog who found hospital shortages unfazed by Trump barbs

Watchdog who found hospital shortages unfazed by Trump barbs

The author of a federal report that found U.S. hospitals faced severe shortages of coronavirus test supplies says she is not intimidated by criticism from Pres [...] Read full article: Watchdog who found hospital shortages un...→

Trump-appointed U.S. attorney abruptly resigns

Trump-appointed U.S. attorney abruptly resigns

A U.S. attorney in Texas who was appointed by President Donald Trump announced his resignation Tuesday, providing no explanation for his unusually abrupt depar [...] Read full article: Trump-appointed U.S. attorney abruptly r...→

Trump Wants Troops in Afghanistan Home by Election Day. The Pentagon Is Drawing Up Plans.

Trump Wants Troops in Afghanistan Home by Election Day. The Pentagon Is Drawing Up Plans.

President Trump has repeatedly voiced a desire to leave Afghanistan sooner than the timeline laid out in the Feb. 29 peace agreement. He may want to campaign o [...] Read full article: Trump Wants Troops in Afghanistan Home b...→

Ousted Pentagon Acting Inspector General Resigns

Ousted Pentagon Acting Inspector General Resigns

After he was sidelined from his job as the Pentagon’s acting inspector general by President Donald Trump last month, Glenn Fine resigned from the Defense Depar [...] Read full article: Ousted Pentagon Acting Inspector General...→

HHS watchdog vows independence amid Trump actions

HHS watchdog vows independence amid Trump actions

Christi Grimm detailed 14 different projects underway to track the Trump administration's response to the pandemic. Read full article: HHS watchdog vows independence amid Trum...→

Internal Pentagon watchdog replaced by Trump leaves post

Internal Pentagon watchdog replaced by Trump leaves post

Glenn Fine worked as the Pentagon's acting inspector general from 2016 until early April, when President Trump replaced him. Read full article: Internal Pentagon watchdog replaced by T...→