Listen: A brain drain at Foggy Bottom continues

Listen: A brain drain at Foggy Bottom continues
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Today on AM View:

The State Department will lose its highest-ranking career official, adding to a trend that concerns lawmakers and diplomatic personnel.

Rep. Adam SmithDavid (Adam) Adam SmithOvernight Defense: Trump to leave 200 troops in Syria | Trump, Kim plan one-on-one meeting | Pentagon asks DHS to justify moving funds for border wall Dems demand briefing, intel on North Korea nuclear talks Trump’s state of emergency declaration imperils defense budget MORE (Wash.), the top Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee, asserted this week that Secretary of State Rex TillersonRex Wayne TillersonHeather Nauert withdraws her name from consideration for UN ambassador job Trump administration’s top European diplomat to resign in February Pompeo planning to meet with Pat Roberts amid 2020 Senate speculation MORE is “destroying” his department.

Separately, The Hill's Naomi Jagoda describes Democrats’ vow to undo the GOP tax overhaul. 


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