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Petraeus eyed for defense chief

Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) — Trump is considering retired Gen. David Petraeus, who resigned as CIA chief in 2012 after an extra-marital affair was revealed, is being considered for the post of defense secretary, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday, citing people with knowledge of the transition process.

Also under consideration as Pentagon chief are retired Marine Gen. James Mattis, retired Army Gen. Jack Keane, former national security adviser Stephen Hadley and former Sen. Jim Talent, the Journal said.

Keane said on Twitter on Friday that he will not be joining the new administration.Speech

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