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Biden Secretary of Defense Nominee Lloyd Austin Asked About POD Pledge

Washington, D.C. – At his Senate confirmation hearings on January 19, 2021 President Biden’s Defense Secretary nominee Lloyd Austin was asked by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) about Biden’s commitment to reform the military justice system by putting charging decisions in the hands of trained prosecutors instead of commanders. Hear his response and his commitment to be “relentless” on this issue.