Latest "Ryan McCarthy" stories
Sen. Dick Durbin said the Defense Department inspector general needs to determine whether the records were accidentally or purposefully deleted.
If confirmed, Christine Wormuth would be one of the more powerful officials in a defense establishment long dominated by men, and she would be the second woman named to a top Pentagon role by Biden.
By Lolita C. Baldor, The Associated Press
Ryan McCarthy told lawmakers the Defense Department had no intelligence indicating a violent attack on Congress.
McCarthy’s tenure was marked by ambitious modernization initiatives, but civil unrest requiring Guard mobilizations and trouble at Army posts was never far away.
By Kyle Rempfer
McCarthy, who has served as Army secretary or undersecretary for most of the Trump administration, has generally received bipartisan support.
By Jen Judson and Aaron Mehta