Skip to comments.Generals WIN battle with Donald Trump as 82nd Airborne soldiers are REMOVED from D.C.
Posted on 06/04/2020 2:16:03 PM PDT by livius
Generals WIN battle with Donald Trump as 82nd Airborne soldiers are REMOVED from D.C. after chairman of joint chiefs publicly slammed president telling troops to 'uphold the Constitution'
Soldiers with the 82nd Airborne division of the Army were ordered out of Washington, D.C. and back to Fort Bragg, North Carolina on Thursday night
The about 200 active duty troops were kept on standby at bases near the nation's capital and were never called into the city in the midst of riots
The move is a clear reversal after Donald Trump faced backlash for calling in the military to serve as backup should the National Guard need assistance
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley, former Army General John Allen and former Defense Secretary James Mattis all pushed back against Trump
Milley told troops in a Thursday memo to 'uphold the Constitution' 'We all committed our lives to the idea that is America' after he defended protesters' right to assemble,' he added in pen at at the bottom of the letter
Mattis and retired four-star General Allen both bashedTrump in separate op-eds
They specifically called out police clearing Lafayette Park with tear gas and rubber bullets so Trump could visit a church across the street for a photo-op.
'It may well signal the beginning of the end of the American experiment,' Allen said of the church visit where Trump held up his bible for photos .
'Donald Trump is the first president in my lifetime who does not try to unite the American people - does not even pretend to try,' Mattis wrote
(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...
I believe there was no teargas and/or the use of rubber bullets.
The DM is spinning.
If Trump allowed them to leave it’s because he has intel that indicate they won’t be needed.
The 82nd is no longer needed.
The DM is spinning.
If Trump allowed them to leave its because he has intel that indicate they wont be needed.
I agree. Smells fishy.
Are the military joining in the coup?
they should be court marshaled.
this is war.
their seditious, treasonous actions are a risk
to the ELECTED PRESIDENT and the PEOPLE.
court marshal them if true.
If this happened — Trump made the call and probably did it because it is no longer needed. Trump said his preference was to let the states handle these riots. DC may not be a state but it is probably already sufficiently protected.
“Generals WIN battle with Donald Trump.”
The Daily Mail has less credibility than the NYT. The Daily Mail is written for women who are addicted to soap operas and love more gossip about Kardashians, Megan, Harry and Elton Joh’s children. Everything the DM publishes is divisive, just like NYT, LA Times, etc. The inference of the DM article is that Trump lost. Well, no. Trump won and is winning, big time. And DM hates a winning America.
Mattis is auditioning for a spot in Biden’s Vice-President’s Cabinet.
Mattis is a treasonous sot, giving aid and comfort to our enemies in a time of war.
His judgement is impaired, this phony warrior monk. The luggage under his eyes says he’s spent too much time slammin’ down the Who Hit John.
Never thought I’d say such a thing. Never thought I’d see him do such a thing.
Mattis, Swamp General, he’s no Fox. Just a fool.
This sounds really stupid. Like someone made something up.
It a week .... one resignation coming up!
Esper was our first clue.
I don’t think much of Milley either.
As I suspected last night: Esper was speaking for JCS. This is banana republic behavior from our military brass.
The Uniparty must die. Burn it down and salt the earth.
If I am correct, the 82 Abn was used in the Detroit riots of the 60’s. How about Eisenhower sending the troops to Little Rock to enforce school desecration. Am I wrong here?
There are two main people that could convince of going against something in his heart he knows is right.
Daily Mail is trash.
Smoke bombs...just like a magic show!!
OK, I hope so. I was thinking that one of the reasons that Trump has been hesitant to take certain steps was because there was a lot of treachery within the higher levels of the military. Two of these people are no longer even in command, but having the chairman of the Joint Chiefs come out and oppose Trump is certainly not good. At any rate, it certainly doesnt give me a feeling of confidence.
Why did linda cancelled the vote today? Wasnt there going to be a vote taken today after yesterdays hearing? Hmmmm what is happening?
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