General Mattis has received support from top Republican

General Mattis has received support from top Republican

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General Mattis has received support from top Republican
Senators in the Congress, including Senator John McCain, Chairman of the powerful Senate Armed Services Committee.
Notably McCain and Trump do not see an eye to eye on a lot of issues.
“General Mattis is one of the finest military officers of his generation and an extraordinary leader who inspires a rare and special admiration of his troops,” McCain said last month when his named popped up for the first time.
“He is a forthright strategic thinker. His integrity is unshakable and unquestionable. And he has earned his knowledge and experience the old-fashioned way: in the crucible of our nation’s defence and the service of heroes,” he said.
“General Mattis has a clear understanding of the many challenges facing the Department of Defence, the US military, and our national security. I hope he has an opportunity to serve America again,” McCain had then said.
Congressman Mac Thornberry, chairman of House Armed Services Committee, said few individuals in the field of national security are as respected and admired as Mattis.
“His nomination as Secretary of Defence is an excellent selection, and I am grateful for his willingness to serve in this capacity. I will work with my colleagues in the coming days to clear the way for his confirmation by the Senate. I can think of no better partner for Congress to work with to support the men and women who serve and protect our nation’s security,” Thornberry said in a statement. PTI LKJ PMS
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