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Hundreds of former defense, national security, and diplomatic officials have condemned Trump’s threat to send the military into US cities
"We have a Constitution. And we have to follow that Constitution. And the president has drifted away from it"
National Guard leaving D.C. but questions about the military’s response to protests remain
Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said that active-duty troops came very close to being deployed to the nation’s capital.
Trump wanted to deploy 10,000 troops in Washington D.C., official says
Defense Secretary Mark Esper, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Mark Milley, and Attorney General William Barr recommended against such a deployment.
89 former national security leaders call on Trump to not use active-duty troops against protesters
"This is not a mission for which troops have been trained and equipped; it would put both them and their fellow Americans at great risk"
Paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division are leaving the D.C. region – for real this time
It's really happening this time.
SecDef Esper rejects use of Insurrection Act to deploy active-duty troops for riot control
"I do not support invoking the Insurrection Act"
Explainer: Can Trump send the US military to quell violence at protests?
President Donald Trump on Monday suggested he would use federal troops to end unrest that has erupted following the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man killed in police custody last week