James Mattis

Witcover: Being 'unpresidential' is not grounds to remove Trump

Witcover: Being 'unpresidential' is not grounds to remove Trump

As prominent Republicans fret over Donald Trump's"unpresidential" behavior, that broad and undefined sentiment was aptly summed up by GOP Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, who lamented that the White House has become "an adult day care center."

In response to a fresh outburst from the president, Mr. Corker added mischievously, "Someone obviously missed their shift this morning."

The obvious reference is to the impression that White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly is obliged almost daily to save the president from his own impulsive and habitually childish comments, which often imperil national security.

The Republican chairman of the Foreign...

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