Senator Duckworth Cautions Trump Administration on Iran

Washington, D.C. (KTRS) Democratic U.S. Senator from Illinois Tammy Duckworth is speaking out against what she calls the “Trump Administration’s reckless approach to Iran.” Duckworth, a combat veteran, questioned Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan Tuesday over the potential deployment of 120,000 troops to the Middle East. She cautioned Shanahan on moving forward. She says the…

Shanahan Says Military Won’t Leave Until Border Is Secure

By ROBERT BURNS AP National Security Writer MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan visited a border city in Texas on Saturday and said he intends to accelerate planning to secure the border and bolster the administration’s ability to accomplish that without the Pentagon’s continuous help. He also offered assurances to perhaps two…