President-elect Donald Trump confirms he will nominate Gen. James Mattis as defense secretary; says formal announcement to happen next week - AP, CNN
Breaking News - World
Donald Trump picks James Mattis for defense secretaryUS president-Elect says he will appoint a retired general renowned for his tough talk as defense secretary.
Al Jazeera - World
Trump picks retired Gen. James Mattis as Defense secretaryPresident-elect Donald Trump has chosen James N. Mattis, a highly respected retired Marine four-star general, to head the Defense Department, filling in a...
L.A. Times - Asia-Pacific
Trump picks Gen. James Mattis for defense secretaryJames "Mad Dog" Mattis may face roadblocks to confirmation in the Senate
CBS News - Front Page
Trump scopes out security, diplomacy teamsPresident-elect plans to nominate retired Marine Gen. James Mattis as defense secretary
USATODAY.com - Front Page
Watch Ron Paul Ask If Trump Can Leash Pentagon "Mad Dog" Mattis: Live FeedPresident-elect Trump's choice of Gen. James Mattis to be Defense Secretary has *raised more than a few eyebrows*. Not only as a military officer in a...
Zero Hedge - Markets
David Bossie Confident Gen. Mattis Will Receive WaiverRetired Gen. James Mattis deserves a waiver to become secretary of defense,David Bossie, President-elect Donald Trump's transition team executive director, told...
Newsmax - Politics
Trump Picks Gen. James Mattis As His Defense SecretaryPresident-elect Donald Trump has now chosen nominees for nearly half of the Cabinet-level jobs in his incoming administration.
NPR - Politics