Category: Michael Gilday

GOP Senators Question Biden’s Navy Budget as China Projects Having 150 More Ships Than US by 2028

Republican senators expressed concerns this week about the Biden administration’s Navy budget, saying that the proposed spending is not adequate to confront the threat posed by China’s expanding naval forces. “This administration’s budget request does not fully reflect the challenges identified in its own national defense strategy,” Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine), vice chair of the…

Navy Chief Defends Recommending Sailors Read ‘Anti-Racist’ Book

The high-level U.S. Navy officer on Tuesday defended including a so-called anti-racist book on his recommended reading list. Adm. Mike Gilday, chief of naval operations, said he does not agree with everything in the book, “How to Be an Antiracist” by Ibram Kendi, but believed in exposing his sailors to the ideology outlined in it….