Sec. Of Defense James Mattis Resigning From Trump Administration

Defense Sec. James Mattis is resigning from the Trump administration

Defense Sec. James Mattis is resigning from the Trump administration.

via the Los Angeles Times:

James N. Mattis will step down as Defense secretary in February, President Trump announced Thursday, ending a tenure at the Pentagon marked by repeated private clashes with the president which left the former Marine general steadily more isolated from the White House. Mattis’ departure had been rumored for months as signs accumulated that he was increasingly frustrated at Trump’s impetuous style and penchant for blindsiding the Pentagon with major policy announcements as happened just Wednesday with the sudden announcement that the president had ordered the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria.

This is his resignation letter:

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