James Norman Mattis is an American veteran who served as the 26th United States Secretary of Defense from January 2017 through December 2018. He resigned over policy differences with POTUS.
The decorated General received multiple awards: Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal with Valor, Defense Distinguished Service Medals, Meritorious Service Medals
Trump may have been attracted to him as he was often called Warrior Chaos, Monk, and Mad Dog.
But even with all these achievements, assets and reputation why was he was not able to deal with a boss baby? Why was Mad Dog mad as hell and could not take it anymore?
Though comments veiled, Mattis repudiates former boss Trump https://apnews.com/d6fbae916503416a959a50a49b53eccb
The Root of the Mattis James Mattis was supposed to be one of the last “adults in the room” in the Trump administration. He speaks to Jeffrey Goldberg in his first interview since resigning last year. https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2019/08/general-james-matt…
Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: "But I privately opposed Trump" won't cut the mustard anymore
Mattis refuses to 'speak ill' of Trump in an interview, but calls him 'unusual president' https://fxn.ws/2Zzv5Bw
The Man Who Couldn’t Take It Anymore Nine months ago, Defense Secretary James Mattis resigned in protest. As the last “adult in the room” at the Trump White House, what has his departure meant? And could his frank assessment of the president make a difference?https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2019/08/radio-atlantic-the…
Gen. Jim Mattis on war and Trump https://www.cbsnews.com/news/gen-jim-mattis-on-war-and-trump/
LABELING TRUMP AS 'UNUSUAL,' FORMER DEFENSE SEC JAMES MATTIS SAYS HE 'WILL NOT SPEAK ILL OF A SITTING PRESIDENT'
Analysis: Trump's conservative critics are speaking a code https://apnews.com/37d8de5f436f4b6eac37b3a1bc8ba083