GOP nominee’s security clearance becomes an issue in SC | United States government and politics

GOP nominee's security clearance becomes an issue in SC |  United States government and politics

By MEG KINNARD – Associated Press SUMMERVILLE, SC (AP) — After losing a high-profile bid for a congressional seat from South Carolina in 2018, Republican Katie Arrington took a job at the Department of Defense, where she focused on securing military supply chains, ensuring that thousands of companies that contract with the federal government were … Read more

Russia pounds eastern Ukraine as West promises Kyiv new arms | Politics

Russia pounds eastern Ukraine as West promises Kyiv new arms |  Politics

TORETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Russia pounded eastern Ukraine on Tuesday as the US defense secretary promised to “keep moving heaven and earth” to get Kyiv the weapons it needs to repel the new offensive even as Moscow warned such support risked widening the war. Two months into the devastating conflict, Western arms have already helped … Read more