-Washington Post; 1/16/2019
-The New York Times; 1/8/2019
-Political Wire; 12/24/2018
France’s President Emmanuel Macron has said he deeply regrets President Donald Trump’s controversial decision to withdraw all US troops from Syria.
“An ally must be dependable,” said Mr Macron, who reportedly called Mr Trump to warn him against the plan.
Unlike Mattis, Shanahan was not in the military and has little foreign policy or government experience.
-Washington Post; 12/23/2018