Ex-Boeing exec Patrick Shanahan bows out of running to be Trump’s defense secretary
Tuesday, 18 June 2019 Acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan has withdrawn from consideration to be confirmed as Pentagon chief just as he was preparing to appear before a Senate panel for confirmation hearing, President Trump said Tuesday. In a message on Twitter, Trump said that Shanahan, a former Boeing executive who has led the Pentagon on an acting basis […]
According to Reuters, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan will step down. Shanahan will also withdraw his nomination as the Secretary of Defense. Shanahan, a former executive at Boeing, has served in an acting capacity since former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis resigned last year. He joined the...
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