“I doubt that I’ve ever felt the combination of pride, anger and contempt as I watched you testify and what followed,” James Mattis wrote in an e-mail to Fiona Hill after her testimony at the impeachment proceedings.
The problem with asking for someone to give you a letter of resignation, which you do as a courtesy to help them save face, is that it is then harder to say you fired them. I did fire James Mattis. He was no good for Obama, who fired him also, and was no good for me!
Full statement of former Secretary of Defense, GEN James Mattis (ret.):
"In Union There Is Strength
"I have watched this week’s unfolding events, angry and appalled. The words 'Equal Justice Under Law' are carved in the pediment of the United States Supreme Court...
The Woodward book has already been refuted and discredited by General (Secretary of Defense) James Mattis and General (Chief of Staff) John Kelly. Their quotes were made up frauds, a con on the public. Likewise other stories and quotes. Woodward is a Dem operative? Notice timing?