PBS NewsHour

On defense, what worries Tim Kaine more than Shanahan news

Clip: 06/18/2019 | 6m 25s | Video has closed captioning.

President Trump announced Tuesday that Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan will not seek confirmation for the permanent version of the role. Reports then surfaced about possible incidents of domestic violence in Shanahan’s past. Judy Woodruff talks to Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., about the “troubling” allegations, why not having a permanent Secretary of Defense is risky and tensions with Iran.

Aired: 06/18/19

Rating: NR

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