In texts released by House Democrats, a career diplomat worries that Washington is tying military aid and a White House visit for the president of Ukraine to an investigation of Joe and Hunter Biden.
Lately, the White House has been talking as if conflict with Iran could soon erupt. Here's a look at how the talk has turned so bellicose and what the risks are.
Patrick Shanahan spent 30 years as a Boeing executive before joining the Defense Department as deputy secretary. The inspector general will examine whether Shanahan improperly promoted Boeing.