Norquist still pushing for defense reforms but in a different job

By Tony Bertuca / July 18, 2022 at 5:30 AM
David Norquist, who served as acting defense secretary, deputy defense secretary and Pentagon comptroller during the Trump administration , is now at the helm of the National Defense Industrial Association where he says he has a much different job, but similar priorities. At the Pentagon, he told Inside Defense in a recent interview, his day was segmented into carefully managed 30-minute increments. “And the decisions you make are both more frequent and more significant,” he said. “But there is...

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