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By Lisa Desjardins
President Trump announced Tuesday that Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan will not seek confirmation for the permanent version of the role. Reports then surfaced about possible incidents of domestic violence in Shanahan’s past. Judy Woodruff talks to Sen. Tim…
President Donald Trump is, at once, demanding billions of dollars from the U.S. Treasury for a border wall and insisting the wall won't really cost America anything.
By Calvin Woodward, Hope Yen, Associated Press
Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR join Nick Schifrin to discuss the accelerated departure of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, why the ongoing government shutdown grants President Trump the fight he desires and how the…
Following a decision to pull 2,000 U.S. forces from Syria in the coming weeks, President Trump also expedited Defense Secretary Jim Mattis’ resignation Sunday, and Brett McGurk, the U.S. envoy to the global coalition fighting the Islamic State group, resigned.
By PBS NewsHour
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
Irritated with the criticism and fallout from Defense Secretary Jim Mattis’ resignation, President Donald Trump on Sunday pushed the Pentagon chief out the door two months earlier than planned, an acrimonious end to a tense relationship that had been eroding…
By Joshua Barajas, Daniel Bush
Here’s why Mattis’ resignation has worried lawmakers and what it means for U.S. foreign policy going forward.
The resignation of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis reverberated around the world Friday. Although he disagreed with the president repeatedly over major issues, the retired four-star Marine Corps general was widely admired and seen as a stabilizing force within the administration.
Foreign policy experts across the political spectrum are expressing alarm about the military, political and humanitarian consequences of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis’ departure--and his reasons for leaving. Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and the president of the Council on…
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., said President Trump “is abandoning the effort in Syria before it is completely finished," and that it is the job of Congress to attempt to convince him otherwise. Rubio joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the abrupt…
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