Skip to comments.Ex-SecDef Esper Worries Trump Will Retaliate Against Deep State If Elected
Posted on 10/02/2023 8:24:26 AM PDT by SoConPubbie
Mark Esper, the former Secretary of Defense, is publicly fretting that Donald Trump will retaliate against those in the deep state that sought to undermine his first term as President of the United States, telling the media that he thinks those worried about retaliation have a “legitimate fear”.
Esper recalled an alleged incident where Trump “…wanted to call back to active duty Adm. McRaven and Gen. McChrystal, to court-martial them, for some things that they allegedly said in in the public domain, and Milley and I had to talk the president out of doing that, for any number of reasons.”
The comments from the former Secretary of Defense come after Trump criticized retiring General Mark Milley last week for communicating with his Chinese counterparts “…to give them a heads up on the thinking of the President of the United States.” Trump compared the betrayal by Milley to a “treasonous act.”
Media freak outs over President Trump’s criticism of the deep state are nothing new. A senior U.S. defense official communicating with a foreign military regarding the President’s thinking on diplomatic and military matters without authorization, on-the-other-hand, is a serious breach of protocol. Similarly, the corporate media has tried to stoke fear regarding plans to staff the government with political appointees who would implement the President’s agenda – something every presidential administration does.
In both instances, the corporate media is siding with anti-democratic elements in government who act against the will of the American people and the duly elected President.
We can only hope...
Mark sounds like he has a guilty conscience.
Well he should.
Trump would not be fulfilling his oath of office if he didn’t
Sounds reasonable to me. Court-martials for some of them should certainly be considered.
Worries that Trump will do to Deep state what deep state did to him
Hey, Esper, I pray that will happen.
He makes that sound like a bad thing.
Yessir. That is what I’m talkin’ about. Open season on RATs and RINO traitors.
Imagine how good it would feel to that Steve Schmidt hauled off to the gulag screamin’and bitchin’.
Criminals always fear the justice that they know they have earned.
Do you think he should start arresting members of the Deep State?
Will of the people is a good thing.
Known sin has consequences, much, much larger if unrepentant.
The survival of the nation depends upon it.
You mean, “payback”?
How about “Trump-back.”
Even “Trump-back Better”.
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