Trump picks Marine General 'Mad Dog' Mattis as Defense Secretary
Thursday, 1 December 2016 President-elect Trump will nominate retired General James Mattis to lead the Pentagon. The Marine led Central Command before retiring in 2013, and is likely to be popular with service members.
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