Lynn expected to be confirmed as deputy defense secretary

02/10/2009 | Associated Press, The

The U.S. Senate appears close to approving President Barack Obama's appointment of a former lobbyist for defense contractor Raytheon to a high-ranking Pentagon post. Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, still has reservations about the appointment of William Lynn to become deputy defense secretary, but he said he will not block a vote on Lynn's confirmation, Grassley's spokeswoman said.

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