On Friday, CNN’s Jim Acosta revealed that President Donald Trump was enraged by the language in Defense Secretary James Mattis’ resignations letter.
Mattis submitted his letter of resignation to the president after he made a hasty decision to withdraw troops from Syria.
“I understand, that you have some new details about the president’s reaction to the stunning resignation yesterday from the defense secretary, James Mattis,” host Wolf Blitzer said.
“I’m told by a source close to the White House that [Trump] hates that letter from the defense secretary, James Mattis,” Acosta said.
He added that Trump hates the media coverage “even more.” Acosta said that Mattis and other people like White House Chief of Staff John Kelly were often perceived as the adults in the room.
“They were the adults in the room along with Jim Mattis to keep the president from going overboard, and so the president once again irritated by this notion here in Washington that he is sometimes is in need of adult day care,” he said.
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Gay man’s family cut off his ear after he came out
A teen man came out to his parents and in response his dad severely mutilated him, reports Gay Star News.
The 19-year-old was then locked in a closet, where he tried not to bleed to death.
The teen is from The Gambia and is trying to get asylum in The Netherlands.
“I was so afraid to tell my family about my sexuality,” he said.
“I thought, maybe, my family will accept me because I am their family. This is who I am.”
“That was the biggest mistake I ever made.”
WATCH: GOP lawmaker has a meltdown on the House floor over resolution condemning Trump’s racism
As the House of Representatives debated a resolution that condemned President Donald Trump for making racist tweets, Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI) had an emotional meltdown in which he said Trump couldn't be a racist because he never specifically mentioned anyone's race.
On Sunday, Trump told Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) to "go back" to the countries they came from, despite the fact that all four women are American citizens and three of them were born in the United States.
Duffy, however, insisted that there was nothing racist about telling American citizens of color to "go back" to foreign countries even though most of them were born in the U.S.
GOP strategist calls Trump ‘a vile racist’ — who is counting on white voters being just as racist as he is
Republican strategist Rick Tyler told MSNBC Tuesday that President Donald Trump is clearly doubling-down on his attempts to court an all-white voting bloc for 2020. Tyler called it "vile" and "racist," noting that he doesn't say those words lightly.
Citing Washington Post reporter Phil Rucker, Tyler agreed that the Republican Party is trying to twist the issue to make it about ideology and not race. However, Trump never attacked specific issues; he told the women to go back to their countries of origin and called them terrorists.