DOD Budget Dominates Senate Questions For Nominees

Law360, New York (February 25, 2014, 6:27 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Defense's plans to shrink the U.S. Army and cut weapons programs loomed large Tuesday during the Senate's questioning of President Barack Obama's key defense-team nominees such as Robert Work, who's been nominated as deputy defense secretary.

The Senate Armed Services Committee met to discuss several DOD nominees, including Work, Mike McCord as comptroller, Christine Wormuth as undersecretary for policy, Brian McKeon as principal deputy undersecretary for policy, David B. Shear as assistant secretary of defense for Asian and Pacific security, and Eric...
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