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Leaked emails reveal Navy dilemma

Jun 01, 2019 - The Washington Post
Board and Executive Moves

The year was just beginning when a Trump administration official contacted the Navy with a question about former Missouri governor Eric Greitens, a veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan who had resigned from office amid a sexual misconduct scandal and criminal investigation.

Joseph D. Kernan, a retired admiral and Navy SEAL, knew Greitens from their time in the military. Now the Pentagon's undersecretary of defense for intelligence, Kernan wanted to know whether there was a way in wh...