Trump Loses the Military

Letter from Joints Chiefs

Over the last twenty-four hours we have seen something extraordinary, but with a precedent. Military brass, both retired and active, have taken the side of the Constitution and now refuse to deploy internally. The active component of the force could be used if there was an actual insurrection, why President Donald Trump invoked the Insurrection Act. However, the Posse Comitatus Act prevents the use of the active component in the country. That…

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