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Senator blocks USAF secretary nominee over possible A-10 cuts - 09/26/2013
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Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., has placed a hold on the White House’s nominee for Air Force secretary, blocking the confirmation process of Deborah Lee James until questions are answered regarding potential cuts to the A-10 Thunderbolt attack aircraft, according to an Ayotte aide. “Yes, she has placed a hold until she gets answers on the A-10 issue,” the aide told Air Force Times’ sister publication Defense News late Wednesday. “She (as ranking member of the readiness subcommittee) views this as a readiness issue. Until we have a replacement for the A-10, why would the try to eliminate it? She isn’t necessarily saying we must retain the A-10, but wants to ensure there isn’t a capability gap that could result in lost American lives.” Read more



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