First Trump picks Gen. James “Mad Dog” Mattis, now Gen. John Kelly. Awesome.
Donald Trump plans to name a third retired general to a top national security spot, according to a new report.
Retired Gen. John Kelly is the president-elect’s pick to be the next secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, CBS said Wednesday.
Retired Gen. Jim Mattis was officially named Tuesday night to be the next secretary of defense. And retired Gen. Michael Flynn will serve as the president’s national security adviser.
Kelly, a Marine, served most recently as head of US Southern Command. He left the military earlier this year.
If confirmed by the Senate, Kelly will succeed President Obama’s appointee, Jeh Johnson.
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