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McCain Slams Pentagon for “Hostility” to For-Profits



by David Halperin

Senate Armed Services Committee chairman John McCain (R-AZ) held a hearing last week for the express purpose of attacking the Defense Department’s 2015 decision to temporarily ban the for-profit University of Phoenix from recruiting U.S. military service members. Even though the Pentagon’s action was based on significant evidence that the University of Phoenix had engaged in serious recruiting violations on military bases, McCain indignantly slammed the Obama administration and the Defense Department for penalizing his home state company — a company that, by the way, has provided McCain with campaign contributions and other support over the years.

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