McCain threatens to oppose next NSA chief if role severed from CYBERCOM

By Jordana Mishory / September 13, 2016 at 1:40 PM
Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain (R-AZ) said he will oppose the confirmation of anyone nominated to be the next National Security Agency head if that person is not also nominated to be the next chief of U.S. Cyber Command, noting he was "troubled" over news that the Obama administration was rushing to separate these positions. During a Sept. 13 committee hearing , McCain pointed to reports from last week that said Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Director of...

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