H.R. McMaster’s Makes Shocking Statement on Cohn removing trade letter from Trump’s desk

How in the world could former National security Advisor H.R.McMaster think that it would be ‘Wholly appropriate’ for a civil servant to remove a letter from the President’s desk? McMaster is defending the story from Bob Woodward’s book FEAR. The supposed reason for the action by Gary Cohn was to protect the nation from the President’s action. Who gave him that authority? What did President Trump have to say about it? Read on, please.

As Written and Reported By Daniel Chaitin for the Washington Examiner:

Former national security adviser H.R. McMaster on Tuesday defended his ex-White House colleague Gary Cohn for removing a trade-related document from President’s Trump.

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“I know about that incident and that was wholly appropriate for Gary Cohn, who was a wonderful public servant and a great colleague, to do,” McMaster said during an appearance an event held by Perry World House.

He was responding to a question about whether removing papers from the desk of a commander in chief fits the role of a civil servant, since he had argued it isn’t their job to check a democratically elected president’s power but rather to help make him or her successful.

The Cohn incident is described in Bob Woodward’s latest book, Fear. Trump had on his desk a document that if signed would pull the U.S. out of a trade agreement with South Korea. Cohn grabbed it and walked off with it and later told an associate about what he did. “I stole it off his desk,” Cohn said, according to the book. “I wouldn’t let him see it. He’s never going to see that document. Got to protect the country.”

Trump condemned the story as “false” and “made up” in an interview with the Daily Caller, adding, “there was nobody taking anything from…..

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