Progressives were worried about the heavy concentration of retired brass in the new administration, but James Mattis and John Kelly could prove to be the most effective checks on the president.
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Secretary Kelly denies reports he was surprised by White House border policy.
Is the Trump administration sending a message?
The president made significant changes to the council’s most influential committees, but the real concern is whether he will incorporate it into his decision-making process at all.
The order has caused chaos; White House statements haven’t clarified what’s going on.
Analyzing the changing cost of the JSF since the first production orders were placed in 2007.
Trump’s order notwithstanding, it would take years and new technology to truly close the border.
It will take more than the executive branch to revive the practice.
Who is Heather Wilson?
In his first speech after the inauguration Trump tried to patch things up with the FBI and CIA.