McCain Pushes for Answers on Deadly Niger Ambush

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Senator John McCain

As questions swirl around what happened during the ambush in southwestern Niger earlier this month that left four American service men dead and two wounded, some members of Congress claim the Trump administration is not providing enough transparency on U.S. operations in the region.

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Senator John McCain, the Republican chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, met on Friday to discuss the attack in Niger, which McCain on Thursday threatened a subpoena over, in order to get more information.

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