27 februarie 2020

Navy secretary nominee stonewalled over politics, former Pentagon spokesman says


President Trump’s Navy secretary pick seems to be slowly sinking.The president tapped Ambassador to Norway Kenneth Braithwaite, a retired admiral and former naval aviator, for the post three months ago, but key lawmakers on Capitol Hill told The Washington Times that they have yet to hold customary one-on-one meetings with the nominee and confirmed that the White House hasn’t sent the formal paperwork to move the nomination forward.The unusual scenario reminds some of the ill-fated bid of [...]