Trump's pick for the country's top military post could splinter his relationship with Mattis

President Donald Trump announced his nomination of General Mark Milley for the chairmen of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the country’s top military post, on Saturday.

The decision regarding the nation’s top military position was in contrast to the candidate Defense Secretary Jim Mattis reportedly preferred for the role and could compromise Trump’s relationship with the defense head.

The Washington Post reported that Trump was deciding between Milley and the Air Force chief of staff,

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