“Because you have the right to a Secretary of Defense whose views are better aligned with yours … it is right for me to step down from my position.”
“The real division today, it’s not between Jews and Muslims or Christians, it’s not between Shiite or Sunni…but between moderate and radical people.”
The three major cabinet secretaries have reportedly all promised to resign if President Trump tries to get rid of one of them.
“I never really thought it would work,” said Teddy Fischer, a sophomore at Mercer Island High School outside Seattle.
Through Donald Trump, we are witnessing the chieftainization of the American presidency — to our peril.
“I said…that we’ve gone from the most anti-Israeli president, Obama, to Donald Trump, the most pro-Israeli president, but I think I spoke too soon.”
(JTA) — President Trump’s recent actions in the Middle East are “a welcome change,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis during a meeting Friday in Jerusalem.
Unlike certain members of the administration he serves, Mattis is a dedicated reader
JERUSALEM U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis and his Israeli counterpart Avigdor Lieberman met on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference to further their collaboration.
WASHINGTON (JTA) – Donald Trump’s choice for secretary of defense said at confirmation hearings that Tel Aviv is Israel’s capital — apparently at odds with the president-elect, who has said he intends to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem. “The capital of Israel that I go to, sir, is Tel Aviv, sir, because that’s where…