John Kelly, Trump’s Homeland Security pick, gave a remarkable speech 4 days after his son died serving in Afghanistan

John Kelly, Trump’s Homeland Security pick, gave a remarkable speech 4 days after his son died serving in AfghanistanFour days earlier, Kelly’s 29-year-old son, Marine 1st Lt. Robert Michael Kelly, stepped on a land mine while leading a patrol in southern Afghanistan. John Kelly, President-elect Donald Trump’s reported pick for Homeland Security chief, never spoke of his fallen son by name during the speech to the Semper Fi Society that he had committed to give long before his son’s death. “We are in a life-and-death struggle, but not our whole country,” Kelly said in his speech.

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