In this Dec. 6, 2016, photo, President-elect Donald Trump introduces retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis as his nominee for secretary of defense while speaking to supporters at a rally in Fayetteville, N.C.
In this Dec. 6, 2016, photo, President-elect Donald Trump introduces retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis as his nominee for secretary of defense while speaking to supporters at a rally in Fayetteville, N.C. Gerry Broome AP file
In this Dec. 6, 2016, photo, President-elect Donald Trump introduces retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis as his nominee for secretary of defense while speaking to supporters at a rally in Fayetteville, N.C. Gerry Broome AP file

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