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Trump says Defense Secretary Mattis will retire in February

Trump says on Twitter that a new secretary of defense will be named soon.

Posted: Dec 20, 2018 4:33 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump has announced that Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will retire at the end of February.

Trump says on Twitter that a new secretary of defense will be named soon.

Trump's announcement comes a day after he surprised U.S. allies and members of Congress by announcing the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria.

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