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Army leaders distanced the US. Military out of the American electoral process Friday when several prominent allies of President Trump suggested he declare martial law in the face of losing his race for re-election

“There is no role for the US. Military in determining the outcome of an American election, “said Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy and Army Chief of Staff James McConville said in a joint statement

Several well-known supporters of Mr Trump, who ranges from former presidential advisers to a current Virginia state senator, has proposed using the military to either prove massive electoral fraud involving Mr. Biden’s victory or perhaps to oversee an election overhaul

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Mr Trump lost the election decisively to the democratic rival Joseph R. Biden, but the President and several other Republicans claim the race is against the incumbent and are contesting its outcome

Michael T televised earlier this week Flynn, a retired Army Lieutenant General and former Trump adviser, recommended that the president use the military to “basically repeat” the lost elections

This Thursday interview on Newsmax wasn’t the first time Mr. Flynn, who pleaded guilty to lied to the FBI and was later pardoned by the President, recommended Mr. Trump deploy the military because of his defeat

Mr Flynn shared a press release on social media earlier this month in which he spoke to Dr. Trump invokes “limited martial law” and lets the military carry out a “revote” of the presidential election

Virginia State Sen Amanda F. Chase, a Republican candidate for governor, confirmed the idea on Monday on Facebook in a post: “President Trump Should Declare Martial Law Recommended by General Flynn”

Other politicians who recently proposed Mr Trump declared martial law and tasked the military with former Republican congressional hopes, Omar Navarro of California and Duane Hennen of Ohio

Rep Adam Kinzinger, Illinois Republican and US. Air Force veteran recently said it was “crazy” to get the military under control. Former Florida Congressman Alan Grayson, a Democrat, has talked about using military “turmoil” and taking any actual action upon the request, ” Treason “to be”

Federal leaders responsible for ensuring the electoral process have confirmed with certainty that they were successful, and no credible evidence has emerged to support claims that suggest otherwise

Numerous courts have also dismissed lawsuits from Republicans who challenged the election, making military use one of the last drastic options the president has left to try to stay in power

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