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Today’s Agenda: Pentagon Follows State Dept’s Lead

USA's Acting Secretary of Defense, Mark Esper, arrives for his first day in his new position at the Pentagon in Washington, DC, June 24, 2019. - Esper, who served in its much-heralded 101st Airborne Division, will br... USA's Acting Secretary of Defense, Mark Esper, arrives for his first day in his new position at the Pentagon in Washington, DC, June 24, 2019. - Esper, who served in its much-heralded 101st Airborne Division, will bring the soldiering experience to the Department of Defense that former acting chief Patrick Shanahan lacked. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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October 16, 2019 8:16 a.m.

Happy Wednesday, October 16. The White House is conducting its own internal review of how the call between President Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky was handled, a move that tosses a wrench into Trump’s “perfect” phone call defense. Here’s more on that and other stories we’re following

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