Democrats who opposed waiver letting Mattis serve as defense secretary now want one for Biden pick

President-elect Joe Biden‘s nominee for secretary of defense, retired Gen. Lloyd Austin, will sit for his confirmation hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday, but he will have…

James Mattis denounces Trump, says he will be ‘left a man without a country’

Former Defense Secretary James Mattis rebuked President Trump on Wednesday, accusing him of fomenting violence at the U.S. Capitol and poisoning Americans’ respect for fellow citizens. “Today’s violent assault on…