31 Dec '16, 9am

New in 2017: Gen. James Mattis goes back to Capitol Hill

New in 2017: Gen. James Mattis goes back to Capitol Hill By: Leo Shane III, , December 31, 2016 (Photo Credit: Andrew Harnik/AP) Defense secretary nominee James Mattis is well-liked by most members of Congress, but that doesn’t mean his confirmation process will be easy. The retired Marine Corps general’s path to the top of the Defense Department marks an early test for President-elect Donald Trump, and his ability to work with Congress as he sets and pursues his agenda. Mattis retired in 2013, so he’ll need a waiver from Congress to get around federal rules mandating seven years between military service and assuming the top Pentagon post. Congress in December approved an easier process for that at the start of next session, but lawmakers will still have time for debate on the issue. Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz., has already signaled strong...

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