Mattis to Baier on Whether He’s Leaving Trump Admin Soon: ‘If I Did, Bret, You Wouldn’t Be the One to Know’


Towards the end of his interview with Defense Secretary James Mattis, Fox News’ Bret Baier brought up questions about how much longer he’s going to be in the Trump administration.

In an interview two months ago, when asked if Mattis is leaving the administration, President Donald Trump said he doesn’t know, but he weirdly went out of his way to call his DefSec “sort of a Democrat.”

Baier brought up those comments to Mattis today and asked, “Do you have any plans to leave the administration soon?”

“Well, if I did, Bret, you wouldn’t be the one to know,” Mattis deadpanned.

He went on to talk about his commitment to serving the country, saying, “When the President of the United States asks you to do something in America you just do it… Don’t get all caught up in the Hamlet wishing and wondering and wringing your hands or something like that… Just do it.”

Watch above, via Fox News.

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