Retired Marine Gen. James Mattis formerly served as head of U.S. Central Command during the Obama administration.
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Trump has repeatedly criticized the Iran nuclear deal that loosened sanctions on the country in exchange for ending its nuclear weapons program for a time. Since retiring from the military, Mattis worked for FWA Consultants US President-elect Donald Trump said Thursday he has picked the tough-talking retired general James Mattis to be his defence secretary as he soaked up adulation at a buoyant Ohio rally that WHINGTON >> Breaking once more from presidential custom, Donald is turning to a military man to steer the U.S. military, choosing retired Gen. James , who will be the first career Tags: trump, taps, retired, marine, Trump taps General Mad Dog U.S. President-elect Donald said on Thursday night he would nominate retired Marine Corps General James , known ''Mad Dog'', to lead the Pentagon. Lily Jamali reports. President Jim and John Kelly made pact to keep tabs on White House over its executive orders Source Photo and Content: https://goo.gl/k9n4En Subscribe WORLD NEW