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Donald Trump Selects His Homeland Security Chief

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President-elect Donald Trump has selected retired Marine General John Kelly to lead the Department of Homeland Security according to reports.

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Reuters reported the news on Wednesday:

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Like General Mattis, General Kelly is a distinguished military commander who is a widely amongst by both his troops and Washington.

With decades of experience leading U.S. Armed Forces, Kelly is a veteran of both Operation Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom. The retired general served as commander of United States Southern Command from November of 2012 until January of 2016.

If confirmed by the United States Senate, General Kelly will succeed current Secretary Jeh Johnson.

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