Republican Sens. Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, John Cornyn of Texas and Roger Wicker of Mississippi said they disagreed with DeSantis’ framing.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis walks back 'territorial dispute' remark on Ukraine
He said the new standards for recruits would not lower standards to advance to key jobs such as machinist mate or fire controlman.
Military services face questioning over recruitment shortfalls