Syria is claiming responsibility for shooting down the drone.
And just as House Republicans pass their budget, which keeps the federal cuts in place.
It is unclear how many ISIL fighters remain in the city.
Should the U.S. defend the rebels? How?
Seven Marines and four Army National Guard soldiers were aboard the UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter when it crashed on Tuesday night.
More pressure for President Vladimir Putin to step back from Ukraine.
Carter was officially sworn in last month at the White House.
Austin also said that more than 8,500 ISIL fighters have been killed since Operation Inherent Resolve.
Tuesday is going to be a busy day on the Hill.