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Trump loyalists given top Pentagon roles after several officials resign following Esper's ouster | NBC News |

Retired Army Gen. Anthony Tata, a frequent Fox News guest, will replace Anderson. Ezra Cohen-Watnick, who works in the Defense Department and was an aide to the disgraced former national security adviser Michael Flynn, will replace Kernan. Kash Patel, a former National Security Council official and former aide to Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., who worked on the controversial House investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, will replace Stewart.

by Oui on Wed Nov 11th, 2020 at 11:04:55 AM EST
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by Bernard on Wed Nov 11th, 2020 at 11:26:23 AM EST
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Great idea if you plan to retain power via a military coup: send in your lawyers to accuse hundreds of military personnel of voter fraud.

GOP List of Alleged Voter Fraud in Nevada Contains Hundreds of Military Addresses

A letter sent Nov. 5 on behalf of President Donald Trump's reelection campaign to Attorney General William Barr alleges that 3,062 voters who do not live in the state of Nevada "improperly cast" absentee ballots in the 2020 election.

But the list that accompanies the letter of those accused of "criminal voter fraud" contains hundreds of overseas military post office boxes and more than 1,000 locations where military personnel are stationed, such as Minot, North Dakota; Edwards and Fort Irwin, California; Hill Air Force Base, Utah; Carlisle, Pennsylvania; and Yuma, Arizona.

by Bernard on Wed Nov 11th, 2020 at 06:43:52 PM EST
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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley on November 12:

Gen. Milley: 'We take an oath to the Constitution' - AP

You see, we are unique among armies. We are unique among militaries. We do not take an oath to a king, or queen, a tyrant, or a dictator. We do not take an oath to an individual.

No, we do not take an oath to a country, a tribe, or religion. We take an oath to the Constitution. And every soldier that is represented in this museum, every sailor, airmen, marine, coast guardsmen, each of us will protect and defend that document regardless of personal price.

by Bernard on Sun Nov 15th, 2020 at 12:12:19 PM EST
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by Oui on Wed Nov 11th, 2020 at 07:27:24 PM EST
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