Trump Selects Mattis For Defense

Published: 2/12/2016
Trump Selects Mattis For Defense

President-elect Donald Trump said Thursday he will nominate retired General James Mattis as defense secretary. Mattis, 66, is a Marine Corps general who retired in 2013 after serving as the commander of the U.S. Central Command. For Mattis to be confirmed, Congress would first have to approve legislation bypassing a law that bars retired military […]

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