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Some of Trump's Former Aides Are Dismayed That No One Listens to Them

Many of the top people who worked in the administration of Donald Trump have come out strongly against him. John Kelly, Trump's longest-serving chief of staff, recently said: "What's going on in the country that a single person thinks this guy would still be a good president when he said the things he's said and done the things he's done? It's beyond my comprehension he has the support he has."

Trump's former White House Counsel Ty Cobb said: "He has never cared about America, its citizens, its future or anything but himself. In fact, as history well shows from his divisive lies, as well as from his unrestrained contempt for the rule of law and his related crimes, his conduct and mere existence have hastened the demise of democracy and of the nation."

John Bolton, Trump's former NSA, said: "So many things that I thought would be telling arguments about Trump—his character, you name it—have proven ineffective. The only thing that's left is Trump's not fit to be president."

Stephanie Grisham, Trump's former press secretary, said that some of his former insiders are worried about speaking out against Trump. She said: "It's actual threats for your safety and your family. As we get closer to the election, it's only going to get more intense. Why am I putting my family and my friends through this if we're now going to get threats?" This is probably the reason that even more members of Trump's cabinet haven't attacked him openly this election cycle. Jim Mattis, Mark Esper, Betsy DeVos, Elaine Chao and others don't want to get involved, even though their past words and actions show that they have no respect for him at all. (V)

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