In the ongoing debate on Capitol Hill about sexual assault cases in the military, Sen. Claire McCaskill argues for keeping prosecutions of these cases within the chain of military command.
“We’re gonna create a culture within the command that if you do not support these victims, or if retaliation occurs, you’re going to be relieved of your command and you can be prosecuted for the retaliation,” the Missouri Democrat told Hardball’s Chris Matthews,
A panel dedicated to investigating the role of commanders in cases of sexual assault in the military has recommended these cases remain within the chain of command. Read more from Meredith Clark’s recent report on the subcommitee’s findings.
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Watch McCaskill’s recent appearance on Andrea Mitchell Reports: