Bennet, Colleagues Call for Investigation Into Navy’s COVID-19 Outbreak and Decision to Relieve Capt. Crozier Of Command
Senators to Inspector General: “[G]iven the extraordinary circumstances under which these events took place, we believe a closer examination by a neutral third party is warranted.”
Apr 03, 2020Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined a group of 17 senators calling on the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General to conduct a formal investigation into troubling reports about the outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt and the decision to relieve Capt. Brett Crozier of his command of the ship. Bennet has heard from several Coloradans concerned about family members serving aboard the Roosevelt.