BATH,Maine (AP) — U.S. Sen. Angus King said Wednesday that a destroyer that was cut from the budget by the Biden administration will be restored by Congress.
“The president proposes, but Congress disposes, so we’ll have the final word on this budget,” said King, who called the destroyer's attempted removal ”a strategic and financial mistake.”
WASHINGTON (AP) — Christine Wormuth was confirmed unanimously by the Senate on Thursday to be the first female secretary of the Army.
Wormuth, who led President Joe Biden’s transition team at the Pentagon, got an overwhelmingly warm reception from members of the Senate Armed Services Committee during a hearing this month.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The woman poised to be the first female secretary of the Army told Congress Thursday that combating sexual assault and harassment is a top priority, and said greater prevention is needed, including more training to encourage soldiers to step in when they see bad behavior by others.