Trump names retired general ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis as defence chief

Trump names retired general ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis as defence chief

US President-elect Donald Trump said Thursday he has picked tough-talking retired general James Mattis to be his defense secretary as he soaked up adulation at a large Ohio rally where he pledged to unite the nation. The splash of hard news came during a sea of soaring — and then blunt — rhetoric from the […]