Trump to nominate former Boeing executive as defense secretary

Patrick Shanahan has served in the role in an acting capacity since the departure of former Pentagon chief Jim Mattis Donald Trump will nominate Patrick Shanahan, the acting Pentagon chief, as his new defense secretary, the White House announced on Thursday. Shanahan, a former executive at Boeing, has been serving in the role in an acting capacity since the departure of the former defense secretary James Mattis in December. Unlike Mattis, who disagreed with Trump on multiple issues and used his Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific