Secretary of Defense James Mattis has announced that he will retire. Mattis will continue in his role until the end of February.
According to Fox News
President Trump said Thursday evening that Defense Secretary James Mattis will be retiring in February, in a shock announcement adding to the list of the president's outgoing Cabinet members after his second year in office.
Mattis was one of the most steady and well-known members of the Trump administration and it looks like he is parting ways with Trump amicably.
This story is developing.