U.S Defense Secretary, James Mattis has resigned over disagreements with President Donald Trump.
Mattis disagreed with Trump over his foreign policies, and disregard for other nations. It is yet another key exit in Trump's cabinet as his most respected and trusted allies keep pulling out.
Mattis, highly respected and seen as a calming influence in Trump's administration, he handed in his resignation letter after a disagreeing meeting.
Also on Thursday, Trump resisted pressure to stand down from a decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria, made plans to pull American forces out of Afghanistan and pushed the U.S. government toward a shutdown over funding for a border wall