Department Of Defense News
US Defense Sec'y Mattis in Afghanistan to discuss war needs
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived unannounced in Afghanistan on Monday to assess America's longest war as the Trump administration weighs sending more troops. Kabul was the final stop on a six-nation, weeklong tour Mattis said was intended to bolster relations with allies and partners and
Pentagon chief Jim Mattis in Afghanistan to assess war needs
Pentagon chief Jim Mattis in Afghanistan to assess war needs.
Transcript of AP interview with Trump
A transcript of an Oval Office interview Friday with President Donald Trump by AP White House Correspondent Julie Pace. Where the audio recording of the interview is unclear, ellipses or a notation that the recording was unintelligible are used. AP: I do want to talk to you about the 100 days.
After controversial Hawaii comment, Sessions says 'nobody has a sense of humor'
Attorney General Jeff Sessions says people should lighten up about controversial comments he made earlier this week about the state of Hawaii. When asked by ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos in an exclusive interview Sunday on "This Week" about why he referred to Hawaii as an "island in
'This Week' Transcript 4-23-17: Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Xavier Becerra
THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT FOR 'THIS WEEK' on April 23, 2017 and it will be updated. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) TRUMP: What I talk about immigration and when I talk about illegal immigration and all the problems with crime and everything else, I think of a great man, and I want to just introduce you to him
AG Sessions 'can't imagine' Dems shutting down government over border wall funding
George Stephanopoulos interviews the U.S. attorney general in his first Sunday show interview since joining the Trump administration.
Brown looks to military bases for potential students
Brown University says it has signed a memorandum with the Defense Department so it can talk to service members at military bases about attending the university
Pentagon chief: US won't reveal 'mother of all bombs' toll
The ear-splitting explosion from America's "mother of all bombs" has been followed by calculated silence about the damage it inflicted
Timeline of administration's statements shows confusion about location of US aircraft carrier
The White House today tried to clarify a series of confusing and possibly misleading statements about the location of a nuclear-capable aircraft carrier it initially said was headed north to the Korean Peninsula in the face of recent military provocations by North Korea. The USS Carl Vinson was
Spicer stands by Trump's claim of armada's presence off Korean Peninsula
"The president said we'd have an armada going towards the peninsula," White House press secretary Sean Spicer said.