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Extraordinary warning to Trump against use of military over election by former Pentagon chiefs – Sydney Morning Herald

All 10 living former secretaries of defence, including senior Republicans Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld warned the US was at risk of moving into “dangerous, unlawful…

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Efforts to involve the US armed forces in resolving election disputes would take us into dangerous, unlawful and unconstitutional territory, they wrote. Civilian and military officials who direct or carry out such measures would be accountable, including potentially facing criminal penalties, for the grave consequences of their actions on our republic.
A number of senior military officers, including General Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, have said publicly in recent weeks that…

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