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Trump announced Sunday that Shanahan would immediately replace Mattis.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan will take over the department on Jan. 1.
'I’m thinking about retiring right here. I’ll get a little place down on the Potomac,' Mattis said.
Looks like Trump has changed his nickname for Defense Secretary Mattis, fueling speculation that the Pentagon's top leader is on his way out.