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Trump's new favorite general

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Army Gen. Mark Milley has warned that Russia and China pose “faint clouds of a coming storm” for the United States. He's accused lawmakers who fail to approve regular Pentagon budgets of “professional malpractice.” And he's said he has found “zero” problems with transgender Army recruits, despite President Donald Trump's claims to the contrary. That was all before Trump chose Milley, now the Army chief of staff, to be the nation's top military officer on Saturday, announcing his nomination to replace Marine Gen. Joe Dunford as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The job would put...
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Meet Mark Milley, Trump's Pick For Joint Chiefs Chairman

Meet Mark Milley, Trump's Pick For Joint Chiefs Chairman

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The Army general has a voracious appetite for history - and Boston sports teams. If approved by the Senate, the 60-year-old Massachusetts native will take the helm next summer. (Image credit: Allison Shelley/Getty Images)
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Meet Mark Milley, Trump's Pick For Joint Chiefs Chairman

Meet Mark Milley, Trump's Pick For Joint Chiefs Chairman

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The Army general has a voracious appetite for history - and Boston sports teams. If approved by the Senate, the 60-year-old Massachusetts native will take the helm next summer. (Image credit: Allison Shelley/Getty Images)
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Trump set for his first Army-Navy football game as president

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PHILADELPHIA - President Donald Trump mixed politics and sports Saturday, announcing the departure of his chief of staff before settling in for Army-Navy football game.
The commander in chief flew to Philadelphia for the 119th meeting in the storied rivalry between the service academies, and was to officiate the coin toss at Lincoln Financial Field, home of the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles.
As he left the White House, Trump told reporters that chief of staff John Kelly would step down at year's end. The president was expected to soon name a replacement, and a White House...
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Chief Of Staff John Kelly To Leave At The End Of The Year

Chief Of Staff John Kelly To Leave At The End Of The Year

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The retired Marine Corps general sought to bring discipline and process to a chaotic White House but ultimately could not put a check on President Trump's desire to go unmanaged.
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White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly will leave by year's end, Trump tells reporters

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At the South Lawn on Saturday, President Trump said he'll announce Kelly's replacement in the next day or so. Kelly, a retired four-star Marine Corps general, has been the president's top aide since late July 2017 and has had a rocky tenure. Trump has chafed at Kelly's management style and resisted some of his moves...
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Trump says chief of staff Kelly leaving 'toward the end of the year'

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White House chief of staff John Kelly will leave his position “toward the end of the year,” President Donald Trump said Saturday. Trump told reporters on the south lawn of the White House that a replacement would be named in the next few days, according to a pool report.
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Trump announces John Kelly will depart White House by year's end

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John Kelly's term as White House chief of staff was marked by staff shakeups and erratic behavior by Trump.
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John Kelly to leave job as chief of staff by the end of the year - Trump

John Kelly to leave job as chief of staff by the end of the year - Trump

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Trump's pick for the country's top military post could splinter his relationship with Mattis

Trump's pick for the country's top military post could splinter his relationship with Mattis

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President Donald Trump announced his nomination of General Mark Milley for the chairmen of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on Saturday.
The decision was in contrast to Defense Secretary Jim Mattis' preference for the role and could compromise Trump's relationship with the military head.
Trump and Mattis have appeared to be at odds in recent months, most recently with the president describing Mattis as out of place and saying last month he "may leave" the administration.
President Donald Trump announced his nomination of General Mark Milley for the chairmen of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the...
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Trump Picks Army General Mark Milley to Lead Joint Chiefs of Staff

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President Donald Trump said he'll tap Army Chief of Staff Mark Milley as the next head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, replacing Marine General Joseph Dunford, with the date of the transition still to be determined.
"I'm pleased to announce my nomination of four-star General Mark Milley," Trump said Saturday on Twitter. In a second tweet he thanked "both of these incredible men for their service to our country!"
Milley, who's served in Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia, would become the country's top military officer and senior military adviser to the president if confirmed by the Senate. He'd...
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