Press Gaggle By Acting Secretary Shanahan
Acting Secretary Of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan
Q: Mr. Secretary? Can we have a second?
ACTING SECRETARY OF DEFENSE PATRICK SHANAHAN: Like 15 seconds.
SEC. SHANAHAN: What a beautiful day, huh?
Q: It's wonderful.
Q: How do you feel after that marathon session?
SEC. SHANAHAN: Good. I like, I mean, anytime you get a chance to talk to Congress, it's always good.
Q: Can you clarify about the second Niger investigation, is that a second review?
SEC. SHANAHAN: Well, I’ll clarify on that tomorrow, I just want to do this exercise here.
Q: Sir, with the airplanes we really can’t hear you…
SEC. SHANAHAN: Yeah, no, I just - I'll - I'll give you that statement tomorrow.
Q: Mr. Secretary, Chairman Smith says he has denied DOD's request to use $1 billion in counter-narcotics on the border wall. What happens next?
SEC. SHANAHAN: I don't know, I got that memo today so we'll take a look and see what that means.
SEC. SHANAHAN: It's going to be a great meeting, going to be a wonderful meeting.
SEC. SHANAHAN: Thank you.