19 ianuarie 2021

Fear of missing out?


WASHINGTON ― House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith, D-Wash., is lobbying fellow Democrats to grant a waiver for retired Gen. Lloyd Austin to be the next Defense secretary, so he can be quickly confirmed. Though Austin will not be confirmed before President-elect Joe Biden is sworn in Jan. 20 because of the congressional calendar, Democrats have voiced a determination to confirm Austin in the wake of the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. Though the Senate must confirm Austin, the [...]