Former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis corrects NBC's Andrea Mitchell, says "NATO is actually stronger today" under President Trump.
Mattis left her SPEECHLESS! pic.twitter.com/pjip4wUEYD
— Trump War Room – Text WOKE to 88022 (@TrumpWarRoom) September 9, 2019
Brooks Brothers suit: $1,698.
Tasteful red tie: $110.
Leaving Andrea Mitchell without words: Priceless.
It’s a short clip, and totally worth a minute and twelve seconds of your time.
At the end of the clip, in which former SecDef Jim Mattis utterly destroys the MSNBC-approved narrative that President Trump is hurting NATO by asking member nations to beef up their defenses (???), Andrea Mitchell responds like this:
In your resignation letter, returning to that…
To be fair, maybe Trump War Room oversold this just a little. Mitchell wasn’t actually speechless, but she was certainly taken aback for a moment — and oh, so very eager to change the subject to something she could better turn back to a negative.
Mattis is currently on tour promoting his new book, Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead.