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‘This Should Be Basic Common Sense’: Lee and Pocan Urge Biden to Appoint Pentagon Chief Without Defense Contractor Ties

Joining the diverse chorus of voices calling on President-elect Joe Biden to fulfill his broad promise to "build back better," a pair of House...

Secretary of Defense pins all blame for photo op debacle on White House, law enforcement

Secretary of Defense Mark Esper spent a Wednesday morning press conference in clean up mode following a flood of criticism for his role in...

Acting secretary of defense withdraws his nomination, will step down

Another Trump nominee is bowing out: Donald Trump announced on Twitter—of course—that acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan has withdrawn his nomination for permanent defense...

5th grader with a nuke: Mattis may have been the last adult at the day care center

Even if it weren’t his cronies proliferating DIY nukes in the Middle East, Individual-1 could be (even) more troubling for world peace in the...

Trump fires Defense Secretary Mattis after negative press coverage of Mattis’ resignation

Last week, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis resigned from the Trump administration in a blistering public letter which came very, very close to suggesting Donald...

James Mattis didn’t simply resign, he pulled every fire alarm at the Pentagon on the way out

Defense Secretary James Mattis, a former Marine general who has the respect of everyone at the Pentagon, didn’t simply resign and head out for...

Mattis delivers stinging rebuke of Trump as he heads for the door

Donald Trump was very proud of “my generals.” Those would be Michael Flynn … resigned under fire. H. R. McMaster … resigned. John Kelly … resigned. And...

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Frontline Covid Anguish in Idaho: One Nurse's Words

This text was sent to my son who works as a nurse in the biggest ED in Boise, Idaho....
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My attempt to end the disease of an ex-president

I have been sitting out just kind of watching the action. I have been hesitant to form an opinion...

Trump’s new interviews and appearances show lethal storm is brewing

By Brian Stelter, CNN Business Updated 11:39 PM ET, Sun September 26, 2021 I watched Donald Trump's entire "interview" with One America News propagandist Dan...

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