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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.
By Ryan Browne and Paul LeBlanc, CNN
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.
By Em Steck, CNN
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.
By Zachary Cohen, Barbara Starr and Andrew Kaczynski, CNN
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.
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.
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.
Laura Leslie and Tyler Dukes
Transportation Secretary Tony Tata said the "strategic mobility formula" would shift dollars from secondary roads into high-priority projects of statewide importance.
Mark Binker and Bruce Mildwurf
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.
Mark Binker and Laura Leslie