• Trump to announce 'almost all' Cabinet picks next week

    7 days ago - By Politico

    President-elect Donald Trump suggested he will reveal “almost all” of his remaining Cabinet choices next week. Trump announced his nominee for defense secretary, retired Marine Gen. James Mattis, at a thank-you rally Thursday in Cincinnati. His transition team has said no more Cabinet appointments are expected this week, but Trump himself hinted that more news is coming “literally very soon.” Trump has already tapped Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions as attorney general, American Federation for Children Chairwoman Betsy DeVos as education secretary, Georgia Rep. Tom Price as secretary of Health...
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  • Trump picks tough talking Gen. James 'Mad Dog' Mattis as Defense Secretary

    7 days ago - By CNBC

    President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired Marine General James Mattis to head the Department of Defense.
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  • Trump to nominate retired Gen. James Mattis to lead Pentagon

    7 days ago - By My Sanantonio

    For Mattis to be confirmed, Congress would first have to approve legislation bypassing a law that bars retired military officers from becoming defense secretary within seven years of leaving active duty.
    Marshall was a much different figure, having previously served as U.S. secretary of state and playing a key role in creating closer ties with Western Europe after World War II.
    According to a recording of his remarks, Mattis said, Actually, it's a lot of fun to fight.
    A year later, Mattis came under scrutiny during one of the more high-profile criminal investigations of the Iraq war, the...
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  • Trump to nominate retired Gen. James Mattis to lead Pentagon

    Trump to nominate retired Gen. James Mattis to lead Pentagon

    7 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    WASHINGTON - President-elect Donald Trump says he will nominate retired Gen. James Mattis to be his defense secretary. Mattis, 66, is a Marine Corps general who retired in 2013 after serving as the commander of the U.S. Central Command. Trump made the announcement Thursday night at a post-election victory rally in Cincinnati. Mattis' selection [...]
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