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Lloyd Austin picked by Joe Biden as defense secretary nominee

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Presumptive President-elect Joseph R. Biden formally announced Tuesday that retired Army Gen. Lloyd Austin is his pick to be the next secretary of defense.

The announcement, which was expected, would put the former head of U.S. Central Command in line to lead the Pentagon, pending confirmation in the U.S. Senate.


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