Who Is Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan?

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan participates in a ceremony at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 18. (Department of Defense photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Amber I. Smith)

Task & Purpose/Sacramento Bee: Meet Patrick Shanahan, The Man Trump Picked To Temporarily Replace Mattis

President Donald Trump revealed on Twitter on Sunday that he has named Patrick M. Shanahan as acting secretary of defense to replace James Mattis.

Mattis, who resigned his post in a dispute over Trump’s military pullout from Syria and Afghanistan, according to The Washington Post, will leave office Jan. 1, Trump wrote on Twitter.

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