Trump's Homeland Security pick is seen as the best man for the job, but they may not always get along

Despite the acrimony around many of President-elect Donald Trump's cabinet selections, the confirmation hearing for one of them, Homeland Security Secretary candidate Gen. John Kelly, appears to be going smoothly.

Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates introduced Kelly, saying the former general was "a man of great moral authority" who Gates would trust with his life.

During the "lovefest," as Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp called to it, Kelly was asked almost nothing other than what Slate columnist Fred Kaplan called "softballs" and answered them with what Sen. Claire McCaskill, the top Democrat on...
6 Published By - Business Insider - 2017.01.11. 23:25
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