CBS: Transcript: Defense Secretary James Mattis on "Face the Nation," May 28, 2017
President Donald Trump has stepped onto the international stage with his first trip abroad as president. Following a deadly bombing on Monday in Manchester, much of the trip's focus turned to the global terrorist threat and the battle against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
In a special Memorial Day broadcast, "Face the Nation" sat down with Secretary of Defense James Mattis. In his first television interview since he assumed his Cabinet position, Mattis discussed the fight against ISIS, as well as North Korea, the Paris climate accord, Mr. Trump's message on NATO -- and more.
What follows is a full transcript of the interview, broadcast Sunday May 28, 2017 on "Face The Nation."
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