Technocrats have had a mixed record in guiding major policies of the United States government. Perhaps the most famous technocrat of the postwar years was Robert McNamara, the longest serving secretary of defense who worked for both John Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson. Show More Summary
Seth Meyers: "I guess we should get ready for White House chef Guy Fieri, Surgeon General McDreamy and Secretary of Defense the General."
The U.S. Defense Secretary had some kind words for Maddie Rooney.
Relax, not another White House shake-up. Navy Times reports the U.S. women’s Olympic hockey team goaltender Maddie Rooney’s Wiki page had humorously advanced her to ‘United States Secretary of Defense.’ I happened to be awake and watched the Gold Medal game against the Canadian woman’s team, and my heart was in my throat the entire […]
A lawsuit accusing the Department of Education of discrimination in its revision of college sexual assault guidelines is now using as ammunition President Donald Trump’s defense of his former staff secretary, Rob Porter.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis used tough terms to back up the new deploy-or-get out rules, saying those held back for administrative reasons place an unfair burden on troops who routinely serve multiple combat tours. "You're either deployable, or you need to find something else to do. Show More Summary
Secretary of Defense James Mattis sent his recommendation to the White House on Friday on whether trans service members should be allowed to serve. Mattis's predecessor argued he needed trans service members because of the Pentagon's desperate need for talent.
Defense Secretary James Mattis has delivered his recommendations concerning transgender troops to President Donald Trump, the Pentagon confirmed to HuffPost on Friday.
The president should seize the opportunity proposed by his defense secretary to reverse the cruel ban he unveiled on Twitter last summer.
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has made his recommendations to the White House on transgender individuals serving in the military, the Pentagon said on Friday, after President Donald Trump's call last year for a ban on such service. Show More Summary
But it's still unclear what Defense Secretary James Mattis actually recommended.
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has made his recommendations to the White House on transgender individuals serving in the military, the Pentagon said on Friday, after President Donald Trump’s call last year for a ban on such service. Major David Eastburn, a Pentagon spokesman, said the...
Defense Secretary James Mattis earlier this month called "perplexing" the fighting in Syria between US troops and their allies against supposed Russian mercenaries. Now, US intelligence reports may shed some light on the Kremlin's ties to it all, with fingers pointing to a Russian oligarch thought to be in charge...
The Washington Post reports: Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is expected to propose to President Trump that transgender members of the U.S. military be allowed to continue serving despite the president’s call last summer for a ban on all transgender service members, according to two U.S. Show More Summary
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is expected to call for transgender members of the U.S. Military to be allowed to continue to serve despite Donald Trump’s call for a ban last year. Mattis was scheduled to brief Trump on Wednesday. However, that meeting… Read The post Defense Secretary Mattis Expected to Defy Trump on Transgender Ban appeared first on Towleroad.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis “is expected to propose to President Trump that transgender members of the U.S. military be allowed to continue serving despite the president’s call last summer for a ban on all transgender service,” the Washington Post reports.
Remember how "the generals" — former National Security Advisor Ret. Gen. Michael T. Flynn, current National Security Advisor Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, Chief of Staff Ret. Gen. John Kelly, and Defense Secretary Ret. Gen. James Mattis —Show More Summary
People took to Wikipedia to celebrate the gold medal clincher.
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has yet to send guidance to President Donald Trump on whether transgender troops should serve in the military, according to the Pentagon. The deadline for his …... The post Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has yet to send transgender guidance to Trump appeared...
New gold medal, new job! .@TeamUSA IS GOLDEN! The @usahockey women take down rival Canada for their first gold since 1998! #WinterOlympics #BestOfUS https://t.co/wS6s9ulmoA pic.twitter.com/o4gJr8g7sV — NBC Olympics (@NBCOlympics) February...Show More Summary