Defense Department Briefing

Defense Secretary James Mattis and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Joseph Dunford held a joint press conference at the Pentagon. They spoke about the fiscal… read more

Defense Secretary James Mattis and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Joseph Dunford held a joint press conference at the Pentagon. They spoke about the fiscal year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act and goals for the Defense Department. The two military leaders took questions on a range of issues, including military exercises on the Korean Peninsula, troop levels in Afghanistan and Iraq, the fight against ISIS and al-Qaeda, and the NATO military alliance. At the beginning of the briefing, Secretary Mattis called the late Senator John McCain (R-AZ) a “great patriot” and “a man who represented all the ideals America stands for.” close

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Program ID:
450729-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Arlington, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 28, 2018 | 9:58am EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Aug 29, 2018 | 3:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Aug 28, 2018 | 9:58am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 28, 2018 | 6:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 28, 2018 | 10:42pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 29, 2018 | 3:46am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 29, 2018 | 3:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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