NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 27, 2010
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(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The confirmation hearings on the nomination of Marine Gen. James Mattis to replace Gen. David Petraeus as Central Command commander reviewed; scenes shown. [MATTIS – reacts to the leak of classified documents by WikiLeaks.] [Senator John McCAIN – says Mattis engages in straight talk.] [In 2005, MATTIS – says it’s a hell of a hoot to shoot the Taliban.] [Secretary of Defense Robert GATES – states the lesson was learned.]
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