Concerns about uniformed Marines on camera during Republican convention dismissed by White House, military officials

Marine Times: White House and military officials are dismissing criticism of a Republican video featuring two uniformed Marines that was aired as part of the party’s convention Tuesday night, saying their presence was simply part of their official duties.

The controversy came exactly one week after Democratic Party leaders received criticism for featuring a pair of Army reserve soldiers in uniform during their convention broadcast. That incident prompted a still-ongoing investigation from military officials.

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