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Rickey Dale James Confirmed to Head Army Corps of Engineers

The Senate has confirmed Rickey Dale James, a manager at family farming business A.C. Riley Cotton Company, as assistant secretary of the U.S. Army for civil works and head of the Army Corps of Engineers, the Northern Kentucky Tribune reported Monday. Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) said James will help address water infrastructure …

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Senators Debate Defense Spending in FY 2018 Budget Talks

Senate lawmakers on Thursday discussed military spending matters as they work to strike a budget deal for fiscal 2018 before the current continuing resolution expires on Jan. 19, Defense News reported Thursday. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) said Thursday in a floor speech that reductions to discretionary defense spending …

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President Trump to Nominate Kari Bingen, Robert Story Karem to DoD Leadership Roles

President Donald Trump has announced plans to nominate Kari Bingen, a policy director for the House Armed Services Committee, as principal deputy defense undersecretary for intelligence at the Defense Department, The Hill reported Tuesday. The White House said in news release published Tuesday that Trump also notified the Senate on …

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