Skip to comments.Mattis 'angry and appalled’ as he unloads on Trump, says president ‘does not try to unite the American people'
Posted on 06/03/2020 5:05:44 PM PDT by MAGA_patriot
James Mattis, who served as President Trump's first Secretary of Defense, excoriated the president in a statement to The Atlantic published on Wednesday -- urging Americans to "reject and hold accountable those in office who would make a mockery of our Constitution."
Mattis has largely stayed out of the public eye since resigning in December 2018, when he opposed Trump's abrupt troop pullout from Syria. The retired Marine Corps general had said he wanted to give the administration an "opportunity" to govern, rather than criticize the president in the press.
On Wednesday, though, Mattis made clear that Trump's response to the nationwide protests over the in-custody death of George Floyd had spurred him to act.
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You know who “united” his people? Hitler.
Unity is overrated.
They do not understand the devastating effect on the middle class from their ivory tower.
The American people have no interest in uniting with looters. What is his next point?
What a jerk General.
The President is calling on Americans to unite behind law, and the enforcement of law; for the benefit of society and the maintenance of society.
Anybody who isn’t on board with that is going to complain, I guess.
Tired of paying their way through life too as they raise their kids on welfare and collect tattoos and lung cancer.
Obama spying on his campaign was unifying?
The whole government setting up the Russian hoax investigation was unifying?
Was impeachment a unifying thing?
The entire media complex bashing and lying about President Trump hundreds of times a day is unifying?
Oh! Mommy! I did not vote for him and I want him fired, the child cried petulantly.
“We must not be distracted by a small number of lawbreakers. “
Damned traitor. He is a sellout and was all mouth. When Marines like Sgt Wuterich actually DID what he said in that tears in my eyes, or Ill kill you all speech...he prosecuted them.
He sold his name to that Theranos woman to peddle his influence as one of her board members.
Lifelong bachelor who was happy to bring in homos and trannies.
Eff him. Globalist jerk.
Screw this closet homosexual.
PDJT has been quite good about things so far.
and many of us do not want to be ‘united” with the gangsters, terrorists, mobsters, criminals, arsonists, insurrectionists, burglars, we want nothing to do with any of them. they are a grave threat to us all (and to what’s left of our republic and our lives) and they need to be ended, period!
What did President Trump expect?
In spite of all the tough talk from Mattis over the years, Mattis is still a democrat.
I can’t believe how many high-ranking current officers in the military and former officers in the military turned out to be back stabbing liberal aholes.
Well, he hit every progressive talking point.
Including somehow seeing obama as a great unifier.
it’s time to end this farce that we are a united nation and can ever be one again. The bridge between right and left is far too wide to bridge. I’ve been trying to tell people we need to do it peacefully before it becomes a bloodbath, but that seems too late and for some reason most people want to remain together, though they hate each other with a burning passion.
The new demand by the left is to defund police departments, and we know they always get what they want. Beware people, hell is coming.
Mattis is upset that Trump’s decision to pull troops from Syria proved to be correct. He’s embarrassed that he vehemently opposed it.
I wondered for a long time why Trump hired this Democrat, and kept on so many from Obama’s time. He has gotten no end of bad advice in the HR department.
I see that someone posted the Atlantic article, this is the Fox News take. it’s quite a day when both the current and former Defense Secretary $hit talk the Commander in Chief
Agree. Something big brewing. I suspect Mattis and Esper are speaking for JCS and a coupist op has been launched at DOD. Likely threatening to refuse to follow CIC orders regarding domestic use of military.
Can you image a conservative Military leader going to a lib rag sheet like The Atlantic to trash his boss? What a piece of garbage.
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