Tag Archives: James Mattis

30Aug/17

Mattis breaks with Trump on North Korea

Just hours after President Trump tweeted that “talking is not the answer” to solve the problem of North Korea’s missile tests, Secretary of Defense James Mattis directly contradicted him at a meeting with his South Korean counterpart, saying the US was not out of diplomatic options. Justin Mitchell reports. Continue reading

20Aug/17

Trump has made Afghanistan decision after ‘rigorous’ review: Mattis

President Donald Trump has a made a decision on the United States’ strategy for Afghanistan after a “sufficiently rigorous” review process, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Sunday. Continue reading

22Jan/17

Trump advisor say White House presented ‘alternative facts’ about inauguration turnout

Trump advisor say White House presented ‘alternative facts’ about inauguration turnout
Counselor to U.S. President Donald Trump, Kellyanne Conway downplays White House claims about the turnout for the inauguration.

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02Dec/16

Trump taps General “Mad Dog” Mattis for Pentagon

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said on Thursday night he would nominate retired Marine Corps General James Mattis, known as “Mad Dog”, to lead the Pentagon. Lily Jamali reports. Continue reading