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President Donald Trump signs first bill into law - CNN

Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump signed his first bill into law Friday, moments after being sworn in, clearing the way for his defense secretary to be confirmed. The 45th President signed a bill passed by Congress earlier this month that would ...and more »

James Mattis is sworn in as defense secretary, pledges to build alliances - Washington Post

Retired Marine Gen. James N. Mattis was confirmed and sworn in as President Trump's defense secretary Friday, breaking with decades of precedent as a recently retired general became the Pentagon's top civilian leader. Mattis, 66, was approved with a 98 ...and more »

First message from the new Secretary of Defense - Houston Chronicle

Defense Secretary James Mattis arrives for church service at St. JohnÂ's Episcopal Church across from the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, on Donald Trump's inauguration day. (AP Photo/Alex ... more. Photo: Alex Brandon, STF. Image 2 ...and more »

Mattis Takes Oath as 26th Defense Secretary - Department of Defense

By a 98-1 vote, the Senate today confirmed retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis to be the 26th secretary of defense, and Vice President Michael R. Pence administered his oath of office shortly afterward. Jim Mattis took office as the 26th secretary ...and more »

John Kelly confirmed as DHS chief - CBS News

The Senate on Friday overwhelmingly confirmed retired Gen. John Kelly as President Trump's secretary of Homeland Security. Lawmakers voted 88-11 in favor of Kelly, who testified before the Senate Homeland Security Committee at his confirmation hearing ...and more »

Trump Brags On 'My Generals' From 'Central Casting' (VIDEO) - TPM

President Donald Trump boasted that “my generals” are from “central casting” as he recognized two of his cabinet nominees shortly after being sworn in. Trump recognized Gens. James Mattis and John Kelly during brief remarks at the Capitol during the ...and more »

John F. Kelly confirmed as homeland security secretary - Washington Post

The Senate confirmed John F. Kelly as secretary of homeland security on Friday, putting the blunt-spoken retired Marine general in charge of securing the nation's borders, including construction of the controversial southwest border wall that was a ...and more »

Senate confirms Trump's first two Cabinet members - CNN

Washington (CNN) The Senate confirmed President Donald Trump's first Cabinet members Friday, formally approving his defense secretary and secretary of homeland security. The final vote to confirm retired Marine Gen. James Mattis to run the Department ...and more »

Mattis, Kelly sworn in as defense, homeland security chiefs - UPI.com

Defense Secretary James Mattis and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly are the first two members of the Trump Cabinet to be confirmed. By Doug G. Ware | Updated Jan. 20, 2017 at 8:15 PM. Comments 0 Comments. share with facebook · share with twitter ...and more »

Senate Confirms Mattis at Defense and Kelly for Homeland Security - New York Times

WASHINGTON — Just hours after President Trump was sworn into office, the Senate on Friday confirmed two nominees for critical national security positions, approving James N. Mattis as defense secretary and John F. Kelly as homeland security secretary ...and more »