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Trump Formally Nominates General Kelly to Lead Homeland Security

  • Marine is the third U.S. general nominated for top jobs
  • Nominee promises to keep ‘political correctness’ out of job

President-elect Donald Trump has formally nominated retired U.S. Marine Corps General John Kelly to head the Department of Homeland Security, his transition team announced Monday morning. 

Kelly is the third military general Trump has named or nominated to his Cabinet, after he proposed former Marine General James Mattis as defense secretary and appointed former Army Lieutenant General Michael Flynn as his national security adviser.