President-elect Donald Trump greets retired Marine Gen. James Mattis, right, as he announces him as his Defense Secretary at a rally at the Crown Coliseum in Fayetteville, N.C., Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016.
President-elect Donald Trump greets retired Marine Gen. James Mattis, right, as he announces him as his Defense Secretary at a rally at the Crown Coliseum in Fayetteville, N.C., Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016. Andrew Harnik AP
President-elect Donald Trump greets retired Marine Gen. James Mattis, right, as he announces him as his Defense Secretary at a rally at the Crown Coliseum in Fayetteville, N.C., Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016. Andrew Harnik AP

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