Lloyd Austin

GOP Lawmakers Concerned Biden Defense Sec Pick Will Be Rammed Through Congress

Urge careful deliberation on Pentagon pick with sparse public record

Army (retired) General Lloyd AustinRepublican lawmakers on the House Armed Services Committee are expressing concerns the incoming Biden administration will force through its selection of retired Gen. Lloyd Austin to serve as the nation’s next defense secretary, according to a letter sent Thursday to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that raises questions about the nominee’s sparse public record.