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Trump: Defense Secretary Mattis can ‘override’ me on torture

Trump: Defense Secretary Mattis can 'override' me on torture

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump said Friday he will allow his Defense Secretary James Mattis to “override” him on torture, an issue on which the two men disagree. “I don’t necessarily agree, but I would tell you that he would override because I am giving him that power,” Trump said Friday during a joint news conference with British Prime Minister Theresa ...

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