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Wed Nov 11, 2020, 09:15 AM

1. Strong, frightening quotes in this article:

However, officials told the Washington Post that Deputy Secretary of Defense David Norquist could be the next White House target for dismissal.

House Armed Services Chairman Adam Smith said in a statement on Tuesday that the "gutting" of the department ought to "alarm" Americans.

"It is hard to overstate just how dangerous high-level turnover at the Department of Defense is during a period of presidential transition. The top policy professional in the Department resigning the day after the Secretary of Defense was fired could mark the beginning of a process of gutting the DoD something that should alarm all Americans," he said.

In separate remarks, Smith, the Democrat representative for Washington, told Politico: "If this is the beginning of a trend the President either firing or forcing out national security professionals in order to replace them with people perceived as more loyal to him then the next 70 days will be precarious at best and downright dangerous at worst."

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