Navy admiral

WASHINGTON | Retired admiral who criticized Trump leaves Pentagon board

WASHINGTON— The Pentagon says the retired Navy admiral who oversaw the raid that killed Osama bin Laden resigned from a Defense Department advisory board, after his criticism of President Donald Trump’s decision to revoke a former CIA director’s security clearance. Lt. Col. Michelle Baldanza, a Pentagon spokeswoman, says William McRaven, former head of U.S. Special … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Retired admiral who criticized Trump leaves Pentagon board

WASHINGTON | John McCain’s mother, now 106, a maverick in her own way

WASHINGTON — John McCain‘s rebellious streak didn’t come out of nowhere. His mother, Roberta, had a habit of speeding behind the wheel and racking up tickets. When told during a trip to Europe that she was too old to rent a car, she went out and bought a Peugeot. Her son once answered the telephone … Continue reading WASHINGTON | John McCain’s mother, now 106, a maverick in her own way