What’s on tap today: The general tapped to be the next vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff faces sexual misconduct charges, Iran’s latest provocation, Biden lays out foreign-policy vision.
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Hyten’s Nomination in Jeopardy
Pentagon in turmoil. The Pentagon has not had a permanent secretary of defense in more than six months. One of President Donald Trump’s nominees for that job withdrew from consideration after reports emerged of disturbing family disputes. Twenty of the top jobs are unfilled, or held by temporary or acting officials. The admiral set to take over as the U.S. Navy’s top officer instead resigned this week over a probe into his email correspondence with a former officer accused of sexual assault.
But if you thought things couldn’t get worse at the U.S. Defense