General 'Mad Dog' Mattis Crushes It at Senate Hearing

testifies before the US Senate Committee on Armed Services during his confirmation hearing to be Secretary of Defense on Capitol Hill James Mattis confirmation hearing for Secretary of Defense, Washington DC, USA - 12 Jan 2017 (Rex Features via AP Images)

President-elect Trump’s nominee to be secretary of Defense, Retired General James “Mad Dog” Mattis, testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee for two hours at his confirmation hearing Thursday morning. The unflappable Mattis handled all comers with aplomb, although some of his answers might have triggered some liberal tears.

“Senator, my belief is we have to stay focused on a military that is so lethal that on the battle field it will be the enemy’s longest day & worst day when they run into that force,” Mattis said in answer to one senator’s question.

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