Trump's new defense chief's history as a Boeing executive is raising concerns, but he's not the only one with deep military-industrial ties
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Patrick Shanahan arrived at the Pentagon in July 2017 with more than 30 years of experience at Boeing.

It's not unusual for defense officials to have worked for private-sector defense firms for part of their career. But Shanahan's three decades at one of the largest defense contractors attracted scrutiny. The late Sen. John McCain, who chaired the Senate Armed Services Committee, expressed concern about an executive from one of the five firms that account for most of US defense spending taking a...

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