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Mattis Will Begin Review of Transgender Military Policies

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 10:00am 8/30/2017 at 10:00am
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Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis announced late on Tuesday he will begin a review of transgender military policies in conjunction with the guidance President Donald Trump sent him last week.

It’s very important to remember that when Trump sent the Pentagon the transgender policies, he gave Mattis a lot of leeway to...

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Trump Sends Pentagon Guidance on Transgender Policies

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 25, 2017 at 8:30pm 8/25/2017 at 8:30pm

President Donald Trump has issued guidance to the Pentagon on transgender policies. Trump has asked the military to stop admitting transgender individuals, but gives the secretaries of defense and homeland security some leeway. From Fox News:

The directive reinstates the ban...

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Mattis in Kyiv to Celebrate Ukraine’s Independence Day

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 10:30am 8/24/2017 at 10:30am
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On August 24, 1991, Ukraine formally achieved independence from the USSR. But since 2014, each independence day becomes more important since Russia annexed Crimea and war continues in the east.

This year, Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis is in Kyiv to celebrate with the Ukrainians and to show U.S. support for the...

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Mattis: North Korea Risking ‘Destruction of Its People’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 4:00pm 8/9/2017 at 4:00pm

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis has released his own statement regarding the growing tensions between America and North Korea.

Yesterday, President Donald Trump warned the Communist regime that it

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Joint Chiefs: ‘No Modification’ to Transgender Policy Until Trump Sends Pentagon Direction

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 2:30pm 7/27/2017 at 2:30pm
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Marine Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has announced that the military will not change its transgender policy until President Donald Trump sends the Pentagon direction on changes and Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis implements it. From Politico:

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James Mattis: America ‘Not in Iraq to Seize Anybody’s Oil’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 20, 2017 at 7:00pm 2/20/2017 at 7:00pm

Secretary of Defense James Mattis held talks with Iraqi leaders on Monday where he promised them that America has not interfered with the country to take its oil. From The Wall Street Journal:

“I think all of us here in this room, all of us in America, have paid for our gas...

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Tillerson Meets With Russian Counterpart as Mattis Says No to Russia

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 6:00pm 2/16/2017 at 6:00pm

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov during a trip to Germany. Tillerson said the U.S. will only “work with Russia when mutual cooperation is beneficial.” He promised to put American interests first, though, if the two countries “do not see eye to eye.”

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Mattis Assures NATO That U.S. Stands Behind Its Allies

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 11:30am 2/15/2017 at 11:30am

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis has told America’s NATO allies that President Donald Trump’s administration stands behind its allies. However, he also reiterated that other members must step up in costs:

“It’s a fair demand that all who benefit from the best defense in the world carry their proportionate share of the...

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Scarborough: on Immigration Order, Trump Admin ‘Betrayed’ Mattis, Kelly, Tillerson

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 10:00am 1/31/2017 at 10:00am

Day Deux of Joe Scarborough’s tirade against the Trump admin’s handling of the executive order on immigration.

On today’s Morning Joe, Scarborough condemned the admin’s accusation that acting AG Sally Yates had “betrayed” the Justice Department by refusing to enforce the executive order. Scarborough repeatedly called the use of the word “frightening,”...

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Senate Confirms Gen. Mattis for Defense Secretary

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 20, 2017 at 6:00pm 1/20/2017 at 6:00pm
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The Senate has confirmed retired General James Mattis to become the Secretary of Defense, the first confirmation of President Trump’s Cabinet.

He won confirmation with a 98-1. WOW. But who doesn’t like or approve of Mad Dog Mattis?

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Senate Passes Waiver to Confirm Mattis as Secretary of Defense

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 7:00pm 1/12/2017 at 7:00pm

The Senate Armed Services Committee passed a waiver by a vote of 24-3 allowing Gen. James Mattis to serve as President-elect Donald Trump’s Secretary of Defense. Becuase he retired from the Marine Corps in 2013, he needed the waiver to bypass a rule stating an individual must be out of the...

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Reports: Trump’s Pick for Secretary of Defense is Retired Marine General James Mattis

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 4:36pm 12/1/2016 at 4:36pm
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According to the Washington Post, Trump has make his pick for Secretary of Defense — Retired Marine General James Mattis. Neither the Trump transition team nor Mattis have commented not the announcement expected early next week.

Mattis retired less than four years ago.

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