McKeon: Obama 'harmful' to US troops

The House Armed Services Committee chairman says President Obama's military management style is “harmful” to U.S. troops.

“I think it's really harmful to our military to be constantly giving them more missions while we are cutting back their resources in their ability to accomplish those missions,” Rep. Buck McKeonHoward (Buck) Philip McKeonBottom Line Trump pick brings scrutiny to 'revolving door' between Pentagon, industry Bottom line MORE (R-Calif.) said in an interview with The Hill.

McKeon criticized the president for announcing a strategy to conduct airstrikes against extremists in the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), ruling out boots on the ground while committing U.S. troops to help fight the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.