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Obama calls Army secretary over day-care scandal

By The Associated Press

This article was published December 19, 2012 at 3:06 p.m.

— U.S. officials say President Barack Obama phoned the Army secretary late Tuesday night to expressing concerns over arrests and the discovery of problems with background checks at an Army day-care center.

The Pentagon is reviewing hiring procedures at military day-care centers, schools, youth centers and other facilities where children are present, after revelations that some employees at the Fort Myer, Va., day-care center had criminal records. Pentagon leaders were angry that it took months for the Army to disclose the problems to top officials and the public.

The officials who spoke about Obama’s call to Secretary John McHugh did so under condition of anonymity because they weren’t authorized to discuss Obama’s private conversation. The Army had no immediate comment.

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