Government Matters (Full Show) – December 27, 2017

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Politico defense reporter Jacqueline Klimas and Military.com air war reporter Oriana Pawlyk join Francis for this edition of the Pentagon Beat. They discuss President Trump’s push to return the U.S. to the moon, the F-35 program, and legal efforts to ban transgender troops.

Bill Greenwalt, senior fellow at the Atlantic Council, discusses the health of the defense industrial base and the role acquisition plays in that diagnosis.

Killowen Group chair Harlan Ullman discusses some themes from his latest book, “Anatomy of a Failure: Why America loses every war it starts.”