Acting Defense Secretary To Serve Indefinitely, White House Says

Credit: Acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan: DOD
Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan will be in his role for an “indefinite period at the discretion of the president” a Trump administration official says, but the move directly contradicts the Federal Vacancies Reform Act (FVRA). The FVRA limits how long an acting officer can hold a vacant...

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