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James ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis teases more anti-Trump tirades to come

General Mattis has been on the warpath, er, publicity tour, for several days preceding the release of his new book.

The war between General James Mattis and President Donald Trump won’t be over anytime soon, it seems.

The former National Security Director released a series of scathing statements regarding the President in recent days, as a publicity stunt for his forthcoming book.  The General’s general gist was that all was not well within the West Wing – but few specific details were revealed.

Mattis’ publicity tour continued this week with even more tawdry teases from “Mad Dog”.

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Former Secretary of Defense James Mattis ― who has refrained from discussing his differences with President Donald Trump following his resignation last year ― said on Tuesday that he would speak out “when the time’s right.”

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“I don’t believe that if you leave an administration over a matter of policy … that you then get out and start talking in what we commonly call a kiss-and-tell now,” he said during a Q&A with Council on Foreign Relations President Richard Haass. “I don’t think it’s the right thing to do.”

In his December resignation letter, Mattis appeared to challenge Trump’s military judgment, urging him to take authoritarianism in China and Russia seriously.

“My views on treating allies with respect and also being clear-eyed about both malign actors and strategic competitors are strongly held and informed by over four decades of immersion in these issues,” he wrote.

The book itself will not contain any attacks on the President, but that doesn’t mean that we’ve heard the last on this subject from the military veteran.

“For those who say I have a responsibility to speak out, I’ve led a responsible life. I know what responsibility is,” he said. “There will come a time when I speak out on strategic issues, policy issues ― that I do not have a question about. But I need to give some period of time to those who have to carry out the responsibility to protect this county in a very, very difficult age.”

“When the time’s right to speak out about policy or strategy, I’ll speak out,” he added

Mattis book is on shelves now.

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