Erin Simpson

national security consultant and writer

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Erin Simpson is a national security consultant and writer who has taught marines at Quantico and advised military commanders in Afghanistan.

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At a "Thank You" rally last night in Cincinnati, Donald Trump got a campaign-style reception and made news by announcing a major cabinet nominee, " We are going to appoint Mad Dog…

General James "Mad Dog" Mattis for Pentagon top job

At a "Thank You" rally last night in Cincinnati, Donald Trump got a campaign-style reception and made news by announcing a major cabinet nominee, " We are going to appoint Mad Dog…

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