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Analysis: Why Trump is keeping Mattis out of the loop


From the Iran nuclear deal to the pause of U.S. military exercises with South Korea and Space Force, Defense Secretary Jame Mattis has been one of the last of President Trump’s team to find out about crucial decisions. NBC News’ Carol Lee and Washington Post’s Robert Costa examine the reasons for the shift.