For Shanahan, a very public debut in Trump's cabinet

For Shanahan, a very public debut in Trump's cabinetShanahan, a former Boeing executive, sat silently at Trump’s side, often expressionless, as television cameras rolled. Trump suggested that former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis – who abruptly resigned last month over policy differences with Trump – had been essentially fired and that Mattis had failed in Afghanistan, where Taliban insurgents are becoming increasingly confident of ending the 17-year-old war on terms favorable to them. “I’m not happy with what he’s done in Afghanistan and I shouldn’t be happy,” Trump said.



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