James Mattis

Trump Attacks General James Mattis for Remarks About “America First”

President Donald Trump launched an attack against James Mattis, his former defense secretary, after Mattis expressed a desire to see…

1 year ago

6,000 Vets To Denounce Trump Over The 4th Of July Weekend

Grassroots groups will be running a full-page ad in Pennsylvania featuring 6,000 vets agreeing with Gen. Mattis and denouncing Trump.

2 years ago

Trump: Former Secretary of Defense James Mattis “Overrated,” Threatens to Tell “Real Story” About Him

President Donald Trump this morning attacked James Mattis, his former Secretary of Defense, calling the celebrated military general "overrated." "Mattis…

2 years ago

Opinion: The Importance of Stating the “Obvious”: Why General Mattis’ Belated Statement Matters

When I first heard on the radio that retired United States Marine Corps General had issued a statement critical of…

2 years ago

James Mattis: “We Are Witnessing the Consequences of Three Years without Mature Leadership”

Former Secretary of Defense James Mattis criticized President Donald Trump for his behavior in response to the protests that erupted…

2 years ago

Wash Post: ‘Trump Can Launch Nuclear Weapons Whenever He Wants’

Former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis was often referred to as ‘the adult in the room” in Donald Trump’s White…

3 years ago

Mattis Says War in Afghanistan Must End: ‘40 years is enough’

Secretary of Defense James Mattis has asked the international community to help end the war in Afghanistan. He said  that regional leaders…

3 years ago

Mattis Says He Will Deploy U.S. Military Forces to Protect 2018 Elections

On Tuesday, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said the U.S. military may be used to defend against or prevent Russia’s election…

4 years ago

Troops Say Migrant Camps On Military Bases Is Totalitarianism and a Moral Offense

Raf Noboa, an Iraq War veteran and former Army sergeant, may have said it best:  “America’s military once liberated people…

4 years ago

Since No One Takes Trump Seriously, The White House Sent Out Mattis To Threaten N. Korea

Defense Secretary James Mattis warned North Korea that any threat to the United States would be met with a massive…

5 years ago

Trump’s Own Defense Secretary Ignores His Transgender Military Ban

Secretary of Defense James Mattis appears to be dragging his feet and ignoring Trump's calls for a transgender military ban.

5 years ago

Defense Secretary James Mattis Has Refused To Go On Fox and Friends To Defend Trump

Secretary of Defense James Mattis has refused to go on the Trump friendly show Fox and Friends, where he would…

5 years ago

Trump’s Politics of Repression Promise to Exacerbate Domestic and Global Problems

Trump's presidency, with its emphasis on law and order, is trying to sell us the idea that a repressive society…

5 years ago

Trump’s Waterboarding Fantasy Hits a Road Bump During Confirmation Hearings

If testimony by some of his nominees this week is an indicator, Trump’s pledge to torture people may, thankfully, be…

5 years ago

GOP Plays Dirty With Spending Bill, Threatens Government Shutdown Over Trump Appointee

It's an irresponsible way to treat a spending bill, particularly since the failure to pass it would result in a…

5 years ago