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Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis sat down for an interview with PBS NewsHour anchor and managing editor Judy Woodruff. Photo by: Dan Sagalyn/PBS NewsHour
Mattis won’t weigh in on Trump’s leadership fitness

Mattis served for two years in the top job at the Pentagon, helping craft and implement Trump administration decisions such as a troop surge in Afghanistan, a ban on transgender military members, and airstrikes against Syria’s Assad regime, following its…

Dec 23

Trump: Mattis out as of Jan. 1; deputy to be acting chief

Irritated with the criticism and fallout from Defense Secretary Jim Mattis’ resignation, President Donald Trump on Sunday pushed the Pentagon chief out the door two months earlier than planned, an acrimonious end to a tense relationship that had been eroding…

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