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Defense Secretary Mattis departs President’s cabinet

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Why have so many high-ranking members left the Trump administration in the last two years? In this NewsHour lesson, discuss why Secretary of Defense James Mattis resigned from President Donald Trump’s cabinet. Continue reading

Trump announces major policy change for transgender service members over Twitter

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When President Trump tweeted that transgender Americans would no longer be allowed to serve in the military, his Joint Chiefs of Staff in the four branches of the military were unaware that he planned to make the announcement. Continue reading

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