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After 2 months, Jim Mattis is only Donald Trump pick at Pentagon

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Jim Mattis is not lonely in the Pentagon, but two months into his tenure as secretary of defense not a single political appointee has joined him. The retired Marine general, who took office just hours after President Donald Trump was sworn in, has sparred with the White House over choices for high-priority civilian positions that, while rarely visible to the public, are key to developing and implementing defense policy at home and abroad. When the Obama administration closed shop in…

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Jeb Bush says the U.S. is getting ‘nothing’ out of restored relations with Cuba

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In an interview with the conservative Daily Caller regarding his foreign policy views, Jeb Bush says that unlike when the U.S. reestablished relations with communist governments in China and Vietnam,  the U.S. is getting “nothing” out of its  rapprochement with Cuba. “The difference between, say, China or Vietnam is we got something in return when we negotiated diplomatic relations with those countries,” Bush explained. “We had China enter into the [World Trade Organization] and we’ve driven them in some way as it relates…

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