• Shanahan IG Report Expected this Week

    Shanahan IG Report Expected this Week0

    A DOD inspector general’s report reviewing whether Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has shown favor toward his former employer Boeing is expected to be completed by the end of the week, according to a CNN report. The investigation is examining if Shanahan violated his DOD ethics agreement by expressing preference for Boeing products in his

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  • Shanahan Formal Nomination to Defense Secretary Remains Uncertain

    Shanahan Formal Nomination to Defense Secretary Remains Uncertain0

    President Donald Trump expects to delay formally nominating Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan to DOD’s top post until an ethics investigation is complete, The Washington Post reported Monday. White House officials interviewed for the report said that unless the investigation into Shanahan’s ties with his former employer Boeing uncovers bias, the president was likely to

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  • Pentagon Update: Industrial Policy Office Head to Assist Shanahan; Kyl Turns Down Offer of Top Job

    Pentagon Update: Industrial Policy Office Head to Assist Shanahan; Kyl Turns Down Offer of Top Job0

    Eric Chewning, who has served as deputy assistant secretary of defense for industrial policy since October 2017, has accepted the position of chief of staff to Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, the Pentagon announced Tuesday. As the top DOD official responsible for fostering the defense industry, Chewning played a major role in the administration’s review

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