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Sec. of Defense, James Mattis, resigns.
« on: December 20, 2018, 06:21:27 PM »

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https://www-m.cnn.com/2018/12/20/politics/donald-trump-james-mattis-out/index.html?r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cnn.com%2F

Another cabinet member bites the dust.

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Re: Sec. of Defense, James Mattis, resigns.
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Yeah, Mattis isnít a sycophant. He obviously disagrees strongly with much of Trumpís agenda. Iíve got to think that the Syria withdrawal and talk of building The Wall with the military budget were the final straws, along with the disagreement about the new Joint Chief.

Nikki Haley and General Mattis were two of the only competent members of the administration as related to foreign policy.  I donít hate Mike Pompeo, but right now itís a weird combo of Trump, Kushner and Miller driving the train.


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Re: Sec. of Defense, James Mattis, resigns.
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Trump is considering pulling out from Afghanistan too. 

Re: Sec. of Defense, James Mattis, resigns.
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Trump is considering pulling out from Afghanistan too. 

Trump is giving us peace on earth for Christmas.

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LOL at first I read this as, "Sec. of Defense, James Harden, resigns"  :P :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:
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LOL at first I read this as, "Sec. of Defense, James Harden, resigns"  :P :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

Dude, that's hilarious. Harden and defense. Ha!

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Yeah, Mattis isnít a sycophant. He obviously disagrees strongly with much of Trumpís agenda. Iíve got to think that the Syria withdrawal and talk of building The Wall with the military budget were the final straws, along with the disagreement about the new Joint Chief.

Nikki Haley and General Mattis were two of the only competent members of the administration as related to foreign policy.  I donít hate Mike Pompeo, but right now itís a weird combo of Trump, Kushner and Miller driving the train.

Yeah, and that train went off the rails long ago

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but right now itís a weird combo of Trump, Kushner and Miller driving the train.

This.  This is just nuts.  And scary.

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Marco Rubio:  Just read Gen. Mattis resignation letter. It makes it abundantly clear that we are headed towards a series of grave policy errors which will endanger our nation,damage our alliances & empower our adversaries.

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LOL at first I read this as, "Sec. of Defense, James Harden, resigns"  :P :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

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