During his first stop on his victory tour on Thursday night, Donald Trump told a crowd in Cincinnati, Ohio, that he has chosen retired Gen. James Mattis to serve as secretary of defense.
Trump geared up to announce his pick by telling the audience that he wanted to create suspense.
"I don’t want to tell you this because I want to save the suspense for next week. So I will not tell you. I refuse to tell you," he said.
"Don’t let it outside of this room. Do you promise?" he then asked, telling people in the crowd to raise their hands and promise.
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