Former Defense Sec. Mattis Roasts Trump During Charity Dinner Address | Facebook
Trump was torched by General James Mattis during this roast delivered at a charity dinner
Earned my spurs on the battlefield Martin, As you pointed out Donald Trump earned his spurs and a letter from a doctor. so. According to the President today, he said he was the most overrated general in America, but I think he's an American hero. so you know for the first time ever I disagree with the President General James Mattis. Thank you so much. I do stand before you as was noted here really having achieved greatness. I mean, I'm not just an overrated general. I am the greatest the world's most overrated, and this did no small part. I would tell you I I owe New York. I owe New York for this because Senator Schumer have I thank you for bringing my name up in a rather contentious meeting in Washington, where this grew out of so I would just tell you too that I'm honored to be considered that by by Donald Trump because he also called Meryl Streep overrated actress. So I guess I'm the Meryl Streep of generals. And frankly, that sounds pretty good to me and you do have to admit that between me and Merrill. at least we've had some victories. Some of you were kind during the reception and asked me you know if this bothered me do have been rated this way based on what Donald Trump said that, of course, not I earned my spurs on the battlefield Martin. As you pointed out, Donald Trump earned his personal letter from a doctor. so. The least bit put out by it, and I think the only person in the military that Mister Trump doesn't think is overrated until you pointed out. Martin. That's Colonel Sanders. It's been a year since I left the administration the recovery process is going well, The counselor says I'll graduate soon a year, according to White House time about 9000 hours of executive time or 1800 holes of golf. Lincoln observed great nation's crumble for one of two reasons the first is aggression from the outside a prospect. Lincoln declared that in America's case was inconceivable, No Lincoln went on. it was not the foreign aggressor. We must fear it was corrosion from within the rot. The viciousness the lassitude, the ignorance Anarchy is one potential consequence of all this another is the rise of. Ambitious leader unfettered by conscience or precedent or decency, who would make himself Supreme if destruction be our lot, Lincoln warned. We must ourselves be its author and finisher.