By Jonah Bennett, Daily Caller:
GOP President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for the Department of Homeland Security has pledged to put a stop to the political correctness that has dominated the discussion on national security.
Retired Marine Corps Gen. John F. Kelly said openly in a statement Monday that “The American people voted in this election to stop terrorism, take back sovereignty at our borders, and put a stop to political correctness that for too long has dictated our approach to national security,” Military Times reports.
During his presidential campaign, Trump made a point of emphasizing the importance of veterans and military generals. Based on candidates screened at Trump Tower and subsequently tapped for key cabinet positions, it seems clear Trump wasn’t throwing around empty rhetoric, especially given the roles handed to retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis and retired Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn.
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