Day: April 7, 2020

Trump replaces watchdog who was overseeing $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus spending

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump replaced acting Pentagon Inspector General Glenn Fine Monday night, a move that removes Fine as the top watchdog for COVID-19 stimulus. Fine had been selected by fellow inspectors general to chair the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee. The inspectors general created the committee to […]

Acting Navy secretary is out after bungled firing of USS Theodore Roosevelt’s captain

WASHINGTON – Acting Navy secretary Thomas Modly has resigned after mishandling the firing of the captain of the COVID-19-stricken USS Theodore Roosevelt, sources with knowledge of the decision have confirmed. Modly offered to resign, according to a Capitol Hill source, and Defense secretary Mark Esper accepted, according to a Defense Department […]