Face of the Day
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His selection raises questions about increased military influence in a job designed to insure(sic) civilian control of the armed forces. The concerns revolve around whether a recently retired service member would rely more on military solutions to international problems, rather than take a broader, more diplomatic approach.
Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee asked committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R., Va.) to hold hearings on the matter. “There is concern that foreign governments and government-owned corporations may steer business to [Mr. Trump], or offer him favorable business terms, in an effort to gain political influence with his administration,” the Democrats wrote in a letter to Mr. Goodlatte.Can they seriously spout this tripe with straight faces when for years they had never a harsh word for their Queen of Corruption, their world champion conflicter of interests who sold US government policy to anyone who would donate big time to her personal election slush fund?
The presidential electors, mostly former Bernie Sanders supporters who hail from Washington state and Colorado, are now lobbying their Republican counterparts in other states to reject their oaths — and in some cases, state law — to vote against Trump when the Electoral College meets on Dec. 19.