Biden administration backs Pentagon policy nominee criticized by Republicans
Vice President Joe Biden (AFP Photo/Jason Davis)

By Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden's administration voiced strong support on Tuesday for its nominee to become the Pentagon's top policy adviser, who is a prime target of Republicans aiming to torpedo several Biden picks over their social media activity. Colin Kahl, who served as national security adviser to Democrat Biden when he was vice president, is his first Pentagon nominee to come under serious pressure after Republicans portrayed him as hyper-partisan. That is a characterization that Kahl's supporters firmly reject. In an apparent sign of the...