Trump To Nominate Patrick Shanahan As Secretary Of Defense

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Published on May 9, 2019 - Duration: 00:42s

Trump To Nominate Patrick Shanahan As Secretary Of Defense

Business Insider reports President Donald Trump plans to nominate Patrick Shanahan as the new secretary of defense.

The White House made the announcement on Thursday in a statement, praising Shanahan's "outstanding service to the country." Shanahan has led the Pentagon since the start of 2019.

I am honored by today's announcement of President Trump's intent to nominate.

If confirmed by the Senate, I will continue the aggressive implementation of our National Defense Strategy.


Trump To Nominate Patrick Shanahan As Secretary Of Defense

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