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For Those In Peril On The Sea | Showing 'Sheriff Joe' Some Mercy

Today on 1A, the state of the Navy. The massive Seventh Fleet is under scrutiny after a pair of fatal collisions and the fleet's commander has been relieved of duty, one month before he was due to retire. We'll look at why these accidents might be happening, get a clearer picture of what the Navy's doing around the world these days and consider what it may take to keep sailors safe. We're joined by David Larter, a Navy veteran and reporter for Defense News and the Navy Times, Bryan McGrath, former commander of the USS Bulkeley and assistant director of the Hudson Institute's Center for American Seapower, Terry McKnight, retired rear admiral and a consultant with the U.S. Naval Institute and John Schindler, a security expert and former professor at the U.S. Naval War College. First, we talk to Jude Joffe-Block, a reporter based in Phoenix, about President Trump's rally there last night, where he hinted at pardoning Joe Arpaio, the former sheriff convicted over racial profiling.

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