Court records published by American Oversight indicate the Pentagon “wiped” the phones of defense officials who led response to the Capitol attack.
The legislation contains measures to address a lack of government safeguards laid bare by the U.S. Capitol riot and other flashpoints during Trump’s presidency.
The legislation, considered one of the few “must-pass” bills Congress authors each year, is yet to be reconciled with the Senate’s version.
The Pentagon has defended its new policies as a marked improvement, yet there is a gnawing sense that military officials could — and should — be doing more to weed out anti-government and other extremist sentiment, and ensure those individuals don’t po…
The new rules stem from revelations that military personnel and veterans were among those who attacked the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.