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James Mattis, Secretary of Defense, quits

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GoldenRod
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James Mattis, Secretary of Defense, quits

https://www.cnn.com/2018/12/20/politics/donald-trump-james-mattis-out/index.html


Washington (CNN)Defense Secretary James Mattis resigned Thursday on the heels of President Donald Trump's plans to withdraw troops from Syria, citing irreconcilable policy differences in a move that took Washington by surprise.

"Because you have the right to have a Secretary of Defense whose views are better aligned with yours on these and other subjects, I believe it is right for me to step down from my position," Mattis wrote in his letter to the President.
Mattis' resignation letter amounts to a rebuke of several of Trump's foreign policy views, with the outgoing defense secretary touting the importance of US alliances and of being "unambiguous" in approaching adversaries like Russia and China. It is devoid of any praise for the President.
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Posted 12/20/18 6:30 PM
 

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James Mattis, Secretary of Defense, quits

This is crazy!!!

Posted 12/20/18 10:56 PM
 

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Re: James Mattis, Secretary of Defense, quits

If we weren't in trouble before (and we were!!), we are so F%?#&D!
The last adult is jumping ship! Not that it matter since Trumplestiltskin "knows more" than the generals anyway and obviously doesn't need their counsel. Must be all his years serving in the military and studying military strategy.Chat Icon Chat Icon Chat Icon Chat Icon
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Posted 12/21/18 10:16 AM
 

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James Mattis, Secretary of Defense, quits

I assume everyone is jumping ship because they know the real chaos is about to start when the Democrats get control of the house and can investigate Trump.

I just keep thinking - two more years, two more years, the democrats better not mess this up, two more years...

Posted 12/21/18 11:23 AM
 

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Re: James Mattis, Secretary of Defense, quits

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The last adult is jumping ship!



this is exactly what i thought when i heard the news

Posted 12/24/18 1:50 PM
 

mommyof3girls
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Re: James Mattis, Secretary of Defense, quits

Posted by starbrightgirl8

I assume everyone is jumping ship because they know the real chaos is about to start when the Democrats get control of the house and can investigate Trump.

I just keep thinking - two more years, two more years, the democrats better not mess this up, two more years...



With all the shit that is going on, I doubt we have to wait another year...

Message edited 1/18/2019 8:37:06 AM.

Posted 1/18/19 8:28 AM
 

mommyof3girls
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Re: James Mattis, Secretary of Defense, quits

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Posted by starbrightgirl8

I assume everyone is jumping ship because they know the real chaos is about to start when the Democrats get control of the house and can investigate Trump.

I just keep thinking - two more years, two more years, the democrats better not mess this up, two more years...



With all the shit that is going on, I doubt we have to wait another year...

Posted 1/18/19 8:36 AM
 
 

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