Washington Post: Dover mismanagement requires congressional action, some lawmakers say

Several key lawmakers are pushing for congressional action following Tuesday’s report of “gross mismanagement” of the remains of the war dead at Dover Air Force Base, with some calling for those involved to be held to greater accountability.

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine), ranking Republican on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, called the allegations “appalling” and said that it was “truly outrageous to learn that some of those entrusted to handle the remains of our fallen heroes may have compromised a sacred trust.”

“Congress should, and must, act immediately to understand how this could have possibly happened and to make sure those responsible are held accountable,” she said.

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