Patrick Shanahan arrives for first day of work at the Pentagon

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Patrick Shanahan, the acting defense secretary, started his first full day at the Pentagon’s helm Wednesday by telling colleagues he sees China as a key priority. Shanahan, who took the top spot January 1 after Jim Mattis resigned amid disagreements with President Donald Trump, told key Defense Department staff to focus on the National Defense Strategy, a broad review that highlights a new era of ‘Great Power competition’ with Russia and China. The former Boeing executive, who moved up from the No. 2 job after Pentagon chief Jim Mattis left Monday, gathered civilian leaders of the military services and other top civilian officials before going to the White House for a Cabinet meeting. 

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