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Mattis hits back at Trump: "I guess I'm the Meryl Streep of generals"

Credit: CBS News- Published on October 18, 2019
Former Defense Secretary James Mattis is firing back after President Trump criticized him during a White House meeting. During a Wednesday meeting on Syria the president reportedly called Mattis "the world's most overrated general" and said he wasn't "tough enough" on ISIS. During a speech Thursday night in New York City the...
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Published on October 18, 2019 -  01:21
"I'm the Meryl Streep of generals" -Mattis
Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis called himself "the Meryl Streep of generals" on Thursday (October 17) a day after U.S. President Donald Trump called Mattis "the world's most overrated general". Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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