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James Mattis resigns amid profound disagreements with Trump

Defense Secretary James Mattis abruptly announced he will resign after President Trump stunned advisers with this week's decision to pull U.S. troops out of Syria. Sources tell CBS News the president is also ordering 7,000 troops to leave Afghanistan – a position Mattis also opposes. David Martin reports.
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