Trump fired his Secretary of Defense, replaced Esper with Chris Miller. This is a totally normal thing for an outgoing President to prioritize.
Esper then says, in an interview in Military Times, that for the George Floyd protests he (Esper) would not support Trump’s desire to invoke the Insurrection Act against the Floyd protesters:
We know if you’re Donald Trump and you want troops on the streets for a Portland police station, you definitely want them if everyone is being mean and taking your job from you.
Barr met with McConnell today.
Minutes later, McConnell gives a speech which did not congratulate Joe Biden but instead refused to acknowledge Biden as President elect and denied the election results:
- The person at the GSA who’s job it is to officially sanction such a thing, refuses to allow Biden’s team to transition:
Only 4, 5 R Senators have congratulated Biden. The rest are waiting for… something. It depends on who you ask.
The drumbeats about ‘legal’ votes is increasing.
Guys, in my opinion, we are seeing the beginnings of a coup. Will it collapse? Will it succeed? Am I off my rocker (I hope so!)? Do you need more evidence, more time to make a determination?
This is the thread to keep track of this and, like my WW3 thread earlier this year, I’m completely hoping that I can laugh with you, at me. Soon.