Tony Tata Coverage
Senior Pentagon official Tony Tata tests positive for coronavirus
Retired Army Brig. Gen. Anthony Tata, a top Pentagon official, has tested positive for Covid-19 after meeting with the Lithuanian minister of defense, according to a Pentagon statement.
White House tells Senate Armed Services they plan to withdraw controversial Pentagon nominee, source says
The White House notified the the Senate Armed Services Committee Thursday morning that they will withdraw Retired Army Brig. Gen. Anthony Tata's nomination to become the Department of Defense's undersecretary of defense for policy, a Senate source tells CNN.
Retired generals pull support for former Wake schools, NCDOT chief for Defense job after offensive tweets uncovered
At least two retired Army generals have pulled their support for President Donald Trump's nominee to oversee the Pentagon's policy shop after CNN's KFile reported last week that he has a history of making Islamophobic and inflammatory remarks against prominent Democratic politicians, including falsely calling former President Barack Obama a Muslim.
Democrats say they will oppose Tata, Trump's pick to be Pentagon policy chief
Anthony Tata is also the former Superintendent of Wake County Schools and a longtime defender of President Trump. The move to oppose, comes on the heels of scrutiny over past tweets from Tata-- specifically in relation to Former President Obama. If confirmed by the Senate, Tata would become the third highest official in the Pentagon.
Trump taps former Wake schools, NCDOT chief for top Pentagon post
Tony Tata, who once served as Wake County schools superintendent and as chief of the state Department of Transportation, could soon take a top job at the Pentagon, according to media reports.
As winter storm snarls traffic, transportation chief promotes new book
N.C. Department of Transportation Secretary Tony Tata appeared on CNN Tuesday afternoon to talk about his new military thriller, not problems on the roadways.
Transportation plan would focus dollars on big-ticket items
Transportation Secretary Tony Tata said the "strategic mobility formula" would shift dollars from secondary roads into high-priority projects of statewide importance.
McCrory appoints Tata, two others to cabinet posts
Former Wake County schools Superintendent Tony Tata will serve as N.C. transportation secretary. He is among eight department heads Gov.-elect Pat McCrory will appoint when he takes office Saturday.