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Jim Mattis' Resignation Has Conservatives Admitting It's 'Time To Panic' About Trump

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  • Donald Trump
    Donald Trump
    45th President of the United States
  • Jim Mattis
    United States Secretary of Defense

President Donald Trump’s announcement on Thursday that Jim Mattis would be stepping down as secretary of defense in February was a shock to many conservatives ― and not in a good way.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said in a statement that he was “distressed that [Mattis] is resigning due to sharp differences with the president on ... key aspects of America’s global leadership.”

As the news hit social media, a slew of Republican pundits and politicians ― many of whom were already outspoken Trump critics ― tweeted to share what was really on their minds.

Spoiler alert: It’s not pretty.

H/T RawStory

This article has been updated with McConnell’s statement.

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