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The other Washington is filled with these toads.  From Legal Insurrection:

Outgoing Diplomat Admits Lying to President Trump About American Troop Numbers in Syria
James Jeffrey is the outgoing United States envoy in Syria. During a recent interview, he rather candidly admitted lying to President Trump about the number of American troops that have been kept in Syria, contrary to Trump’s orders.

Jeffrey was appointed to other diplomatic positions under Presidents Bush and Obama. He is part of the permanent, unelected leadership class in Washington, DC.

Jeffrey was also a never-Trumper in 2016 and now gives advice to Joe Biden.

Do you remember when Democrats and people in media would scoff at Trump’s mere mention of the Deep State? It’s difficult to imagine a better real life example than James Jeffrey.

Katie Bo Williams of Defense One has the story:

Outgoing Syria Envoy Admits Hiding US Troop Numbers; Praises Trump’s Mideast Record
Four years after signing the now-infamous “Never Trump” letter condemning then-presidential candidate Donald Trump as a danger to America, retiring diplomat Jim Jeffrey is recommending that the incoming Biden administration stick with Trump’s foreign policy in the Middle East.

But even as he praises the president’s support of what he describes as a successful “realpolitik” approach to the region, he acknowledges that his team routinely misled senior leaders about troop levels in Syria.

“We were always playing shell games to not make clear to our leadership how many troops we had there,” Jeffrey said in an interview. The actual number of troops in northeast Syria is “a lot more than” the roughly two hundred troops Trump initially agreed to leave there in 2019.

They think that they are so clever.  They are not, they are dumb as a box of hammers and need to go home. They are causing damage to the United States. They would not recognize true leadership if it hit them over the head.

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