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Biden Expected To Name First Black Pentagon Chief

President-elect Joe Biden is expected to name Lloyd Austin, retired U.S. Army general, secretary of defense. If he’s confirmed, Austin would be the first Black leader of the department.

Here & Now‘s Tonya Mosley speaks with Lara Seligman, Pentagon reporter for POLITICO, about the nomination.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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