Another retired general has joined the criticism of President Donald Trump. Martin Dempsey, the former Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman, criticized Trump’s threat to use military force to suppress the protests around the nation as ‘dangerous’ and ‘very troubling.’ ‘The idea that the president would take charge of the situation using the military was troubling to me,’ Dempsey told NPR. ‘The idea that the military would be called in to dominate and to suppress what, for the most part, were peaceful protests — admittedly, where some had opportunistically turned them violent — and that the military would somehow come in and calm that situation was very dangerous to me,’ he added. Martin Dempsey, the former Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman, criticized Trump’s threat to use military force to suppress the protests and former Secretary of State Colin Powell could be next Dempsey is the latest prominent military figure to condemn President Trump for his administration’s response to demonstrators who are protesting in the wake of George Floyd’s death. And more voices could join in. Former Secretary of State Colin Powell, a retired four star general who also served as Chairman of the Joints, is scheduled to appear on CNN’s ‘State… Read full this story
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