Senate Armed Services Committee member Thom Tillis of North Carolina questions Navy Secretary nominee Richard Spencer on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 11, 2017, during Spencer's confirmation hearing before the committee.
Senate Armed Services Committee member Thom Tillis of North Carolina questions Navy Secretary nominee Richard Spencer on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 11, 2017, during Spencer's confirmation hearing before the committee. Jacquelyn Martin AP
Senate Armed Services Committee member Thom Tillis of North Carolina questions Navy Secretary nominee Richard Spencer on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 11, 2017, during Spencer's confirmation hearing before the committee. Jacquelyn Martin AP
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