Fmr. Defense Sec. William Cohen: Trump ‘Has Shown Disrespect for His Military Advisers’

Former Defense Secretary William Cohen slammed President Donald Trump tonight over the continued fallout from his decision on Syria.

Cohen, who recently said Trump isn’t fit for office, told MSNBC’s Ari Melber tonight, “The president has shown disrespect for his military advisers, disrespect for the FBI, for his entire intelligence community, for the Justice Department, so there’s no lack of disrespect on his part, the demonstration of it. As a result of that, you’re having these positions which are going unfilled because the president feels that he knows more than anyone else and that he now feels free and liberated to make decisions without the benefit of having some wiser shoulders and sources around him.”

Melber asked if he’s concerned about the “breakdown to the process” in decisions like these.

Cohen said he’s concerned about how “destructive and unpresidential” this whole thing ended up being.

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