White House, Pentagon, Giuliani reject House subpoenas

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The White House, the Pentagon, and President Trump‘s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani on Tuesday all refused to comply with House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry subpoenas, escalating the fight between the administration and Democratic lawmakers. Democrats set a Tuesday deadline for Defense Secretary Mark Esper, Giuliani … Read More

Pentagon authorizes up to $1B to start 57 miles of border wall construction

The Pentagon notified Congress late Monday that it authorized the transfer of up to $1 billion to erect 57 miles of “pedestrian fencing” along the U.S.-Mexico border in direct support of President Trump’s national emergency declaration from last month. The fencing, which will be 18 … Read More

Exclusive: Pentagon prepares options to build border wall as Trump weighs emergency declaration

WASHINGTON – The Pentagon is preparing options to build barriers on the southern border in the event that President Donald Trump declares a national emergency there, the latest indication such a move is gaining traction within the administration. “The Department … Read More

US sends 3,750 more troops to Mexico border: Pentagon

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US President Donald Trump says that existing sections of walls should be extended along the border to stop what he describes as an uncontrolled invasion of criminals. Washington DC: The United States will send an additional 3,750 troops to its frontier … Read More

Russian submarine activity largest since Cold War: top US Navy admiral

Pentagon and NATO brass have issued fresh warnings about increased Russian naval activity in the North Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea, with the top U.S. Navy admiral saying this week Russian submarine operations are currently at levels not seen since the … Read More

US Army quietly discharging immigrant recruits

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SAN ANTONIO — Some immigrant U.S. Army reservists and recruits who enlisted in the military with a promised path to citizenship are being abruptly discharged, the Associated Press has learned. The AP was unable to quantify how many men and … Read More

Pentagon braces for emboldened Iran after Syria gains

ARTICLE SUMMARY The Pentagon’s top commander in the Middle East told lawmakers today that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s gains in the yearslong civil war will bolster Iran’s ability to frustrate US aims in the region.  REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki A Syrian army … Read More

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