- The Trump administration is moving to relocate Air Force C-130 aircraft to Savannah, Georgia, in a move that House Democrats are claiming was taken without congressional approval — and appears calculated to give the state’s Republican senators an artificial job creation accomplishment to boost them in the upcoming runoff elections.
- House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-WA) is demanding the administration provide answers on the timing and rationale for the decision.
- “The timing and decision to include Savannah, GA in the announcement, when Georgia is focused on Senate runoff elections, raises questions about the Secretary’s motives,” @RepAdamSmith says. “The Air Force did not need to make this decision now … and should delay.”
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