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Senators call on Pentagon Inspector General to probe Navy carrier commander's firing

Reuters Friday, 3 April 2020
Two Democratic senators formally requested on Friday that the Pentagon's independent Inspector General immediately open an investigation into the Navy's firing of the commander of the Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier, who called for stronger measures to halt a coronavirus outbreak aboard the vessel.
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The U.S. Navy announced on Thursday it had relieved the commander of the U.S. aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt, who wrote a scathing letter that leaked to the public asking Navy leadership for stronger measures to control a coronavirus outbreak onboard. This report produced by Chris Dignam.

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