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Trump to nominate Gen. Mattis to lead Pentagon

1 month 2 weeks 3 days ago December 01, 2016 Dec 1, 2016 Thursday, December 01 2016 December 01, 2016 9:27 PM in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

WASHINGTON- President-elect Donald Trump says he will nominate retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis to lead the Defense Department.
    
Trump made the announcement during a post-election victory rally Thursday in Cincinnati.
    
Mattis retired in 2013 after serving as the commander of the U.S. Central Command.
    
In a tweet Sunday, Trump referred to Mattis by his nickname "Mad Dog" and described him as "A true General's General!"

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