President-elect Biden Announces Defense Secretary Nominee

President-elect Joe Biden announced retired Army General Lloyd Austin to be his defense secretary. He called on Congress to grant the same waiver… read more

President-elect Joe Biden announced retired Army General Lloyd Austin to be his defense secretary. He called on Congress to grant the same waiver they did for former Defense Secretary James Mattis to serve. Under law, a military officer must have left the service for seven years before becoming defense secretary. General Austin retired in 2016. General Austin said, if confirmed, he will always put first the Pentagon’s workforce and their families. close

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President-elect Biden Announces Defense Secretary Nominee

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Program ID:
507154-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Wilmington, Delaware, United States
First Aired:
Dec 09, 2020 | 1:44pm EST | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Dec 10, 2020 | 6:32am EST | C-SPAN 1

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  • Dec 09, 2020 | 3:16pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Dec 09, 2020 | 6:24pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Dec 09, 2020 | 7:27pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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  • Dec 10, 2020 | 6:32am EST | C-SPAN 1
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