Extraordinary warning to Trump from 10 former Pentagon leaders

In an extraordinary reprimand from President Donald Trump on Sunday, the ten living former defense ministers warned against any attempt to involve the military in prosecuting allegations of election fraud, arguing that this would turn the country into “dangerous, illegal and unconstitutional territory”. The 10 men, Democrats and Republicans, signed a statement published in the Washington Post implicitly questioning Trump’s willingness to fulfill his constitutional duty to transfer power peacefully on Jan. 20. Apart from the unsuccessful legal challenges, the result is clear without specifying Trump in the article. “The time to question the results is over.” The time has come for the formal electoral college vote count, as required by the Constitution and Statute, “they wrote. Former Pentagon leaders have warned against the use of the military in any effort to change the result.