Friday, December 21, 2018

Trump always said he wouldn't be predictable. He was right.


President Trump is a different kind of leader and that's a good thing.

San Francisco Chronicle reports President Donald Trump pledged in his campaign that he would not be predictable. He's more than lived up to that promise this week, and along the way, he has made a hash out of the way business is being done in Washington.

Three times this week, Trump abruptly and unexpectedly changed course, lending credence to perceptions of a presidency in chaos. The biggest bombshell came Thursday afternoon, when Trump announced that Defense Secretary Jim Mattis would leave the administration at the end of February, and Mattis's resignation letter explicitly stated that he and the president were not in alignment on major policy issues or on America's role in the world.


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