President Donald Trump signed two executive actions during a Pentagon swearing-in ceremony for Secretary of Defense James Mattis. One will “begin a great rebuilding of the armed services,” while the other covered entry of foreigners into the US. “To ensure the sacrifices of our military are supported by the actions of our government,” Trump said, the first

executive action, titled “The rebuilding of the United States Armed Forces,” called for new planes, ships and tools for the military. The second executive order, titled “Protection of the nation from foreign terrorist entry into the United States,” adds “new vetting measures” to keep “radical Islamic terrorists” out of the US, Trump said. READ MORE