Joint Chiefs Of Staff Chairman Apologizes For Role In Trump Photo Op | NBC Nightly News
Gen. Mark Milley, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, apologized for appearing alongside President Trump in combat uniform while Trump walked to St. John’s Church in an infamous photo op.
June 11, 2020
Biden predicts military will intervene if Trump refuses to accept election loss
Joe Biden has predicted the military will escort Donald Trump from the White House should the president lose November’s election but refuse to leave office.
Biden, speaking to the Daily Show’s Trevor Noah, said that his single greatest concern is that the president will “try to steal this election”.
The Democratic presidential nominee cited Trump’s baseless linking of mail-in ballots to voter fraud, even though he has used this method of voting himself, and his accusations, without evidence, that Democrats are trying to rig the election.
Read more at https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/jun/11/joe-biden-donald-trump-military-election-lose
Trump and the Military: A Mutual Embrace Might Dissolve on America’s Streets
“There is a thin line between the military’s tolerance for questionable partisan moves over the past three years and the point where these become intolerable,” a retired general said.
June 4, 2020
WASHINGTON — For the first three years of President Trump’s time in office, his blunt-force view of the military was confined to threatening American adversaries: “fire and fury” if North Korea challenged American troops. A warning that he would “shoot down and destroy” Iranian forces in the Persian Gulf. Billions spent to rejuvenate a nuclear arsenal he viewed as the ultimate source of American power.
Read more at https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/04/us/politics/trump-military-protests.html