PBS NewsHour

Former defense secretary on the peaceful transition of power

Clip: 01/05/2021 | 8m 16s | Video has closed captioning.

All 10 living former secretaries of defense signed a column published in The Washington Post on Sunday that urged the Trump administration to allow a peaceful transition of power and to keep the Pentagon out of it. One of the signatories was William Cohen, a former Republican senator who served as secretary of defense under President Bill Clinton. He joins Judy Woodruff to discuss.

Aired: 01/05/21

Rating: NR

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