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Trump's Nominees to Lead Pentagon, CIA, HUD Get Confirmation Hearings

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's choice to lead the Department of Defense gets his Senate confirmation hearing Thursday, while the same committee considers legislation necessary to make him even eligible for the job. Retired General James Mattis will testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee, which is expected to give him approval. Mattis would become the first career military member to lead the Pentagon in more than 50 years. He retired from the U.S. Marine Corps in...

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