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In the wake of the Trump presidency, there are no shortage of journalists and authors looking to cash in on their experiences over the last 4 years, and several shocking-on-purpose tomes are set to be released in the coming weeks.
In these books, a number of potentially frightening incidents have been editorialized for the reader, with many of the more shocking allegations already being denied by other parties involved.
The latest wild claims now put Gen. Mark Milley squarely against the former President, as he and others within the Joint Chiefs of Staff worked on plans to subvert a “coup” by The Don.
The highest-ranking U.S. officer, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley, and other top military leaders made informal plans to stop a coup by former President Donald Trump and his allies in the run-up to the 2020 presidential election, according to excerpts from a new book
“I Alone Can Fix It,” written by Washington Post reporters Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker, describes how Milley and others feared Trump might take unconstitutional actions should he lose. CNN first reported on this excerpt.
The top brass was so disturbed by Trump’s rhetoric casting doubt on the legitimacy of the election before it was held that the leaders discussed contingency plans for how to thwart any illegal power grabs by the president, including how and when to resign in protest over his actions.
Milley was then said to have done a little flexing.
“They may try, but they’re not going to f****** succeed,” Milley told his officers, according to Leonnig and Rucker. “You can’t do this without the military. You can’t do this without the CIA and the FBI. We’re the guys with the guns.”
Trump quickly denied that these conversations ever took place, and oddly suggested that if he were to “do a coup”, Milley would not have been involved anyway.
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