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Senate Approves Mattis to Lead Pentagon, First Trump Cabinet Member

Senate Approves Mattis to Lead Pentagon, First Trump Cabinet Member

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Friday, 20 January 2017 05:25 PM EST

The U.S. Senate on Friday confirmed the first member of President Donald Trump's cabinet, voting overwhelmingly to approve retired Marine General James Mattis as Secretary of Defense.

As voting continued, the vote was 70-0 to confirm Mattis.

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Friday, 20 January 2017 05:25 PM
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