Trump’s Defense Secretary pick is a current board member at Theranos!

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Donald Trump believes that the government can closely monitor every individual entering the country to determine their likelihood of participating in a terrorist attack. He calls it “extreme vetting.” So surely his handpicked choices for the cabinet were vetted with that level of deep scrutiny, so no surprises would ensue after the selection.

Yet Trump’s choice for defense secretary, retired Marine Gen. James “Mad Dog” Mattis (chosen, one assumes, for the nickname), has a very damaging association hiding in plain sight in his record—his current position on the board of directors of quack medical company Theranos.

< a href=”https://www.thenation.com/article/donald-trump-just-hired-a-current-theranos-board-member-to-run-the-pentagon/”>Read on.

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