Defense Department Briefing

Geoff Morrell briefed reporters. He said that a federal government shutdown would be “disruptive” to the Defense… read more

Geoff Morrell briefed reporters. He said that a federal government shutdown would be “disruptive” to the Defense Department but would not affect key national security activities, including the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan as well as military operations in Libya. He also spoke about the Justice Department’s announcement that it would try terrorists in military courts instead in civil trials, and the recent violence in Yemen.  close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
298852-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Briefing
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 5, 2011

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  • Apr 05, 2011 | 7:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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