In a new survey from the Military Times, Trump's approval rating from the troops has dropped to 44% while Gen. Mattis has skyrocketed to 84%. Jessica Tarlov highlighted Trump's lies to the troops about pay raises and asked the Outnumbered panel to explain why his support is so low.
Trump is losing support among the military. That spells trouble for Trump politically, and even the Outnumbered panel acknowledges that.
Defense officials outlined how the military would operate under a shutdown as a deeply divided Congress argued over rival spending bills, with the clock ticking on the Monday deadline.
May 30, 1942 - Memorial Day in 1942. Desert Fighting in Libya. U.S. troops in Northern Ireland. Suspected IRA security leaks to Germany. Fighting around Port Moresby in Pacific. U.S. arms arrive in Russia. No holiday for Defense workers. Capitol Hill to consider drafting of married men.
On Tuesday, March 6th, during Senator Carl Levin's address to AIPAC, an activist with Occupy Wall Street and CODEPINK unfurled a large "Don't Bomb Iran" banner and shouted "Don't bomb Iran; Equal rights for Palestinians."
News of the day, this day in History - U.S. troops in Bosnia, the first casualty is recorded. the budget impasse continues, with talks between Pres. Clinton, Bob Dole and Newt Gingrich. In depth reports via All Things Considered. December 30, 1995.