Back in 2013, when Gen. James Mattis was head of the U.S. Central Command, he told the Senate, â€śIf you donâ€™t fully fund the State Department, then I need to buy more ammunition.â€ť
On Monday, President Trump proposed cutting this yearâ€™s State Departmentâ€™s budget by 26 percent. Fulfilling his own prediction, Secretary of Defense Mattis is proposing a 28 percent increase in spending for missiles and munitionsâ€”a 50 percent increase over the sum for those items in President Obamaâ€™s last budget.
Retired Marine Gen. James Mattis formerly served as head of U.S. Central Command during the Obama administration.
The Senate confirmed on FridayÂ Donald Trumpâ€™s Secretary of Defense, retired Gen. James MattisÂ (98-1), Â and his pick to head the Department of Homeland Security, retired Gen. John Kelly (88-11). Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand cast the sole...
In an interview with the Tampa Tribune, former head of US Central Command Marine Gen. James Mattis says he has "never seen one bit of verified or confirmed evidence" that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl collaborated with the Taliban -- but he di...
Mattis retired in 2013 from his position as Commander of U.S. Central Command after 44 years of service