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Trump opines on coup while rejecting fears about his actions

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WASHINGTON - Former President Donald Trump insisted on Thursday that he wouldn't have used the military to illegally seize control of the government after his election loss. But he suggested that if he had tried to carry out a coup, it wouldn't have been with his top military adviser.
In a lengthy statement, Trump responded to revelations in a new book detailing fears from Gen. Mark Milley that the outgoing president would stage a coup during his final weeks in office. Trump said he's “not into coups” and “never threatened, or spoke about, to anyone, a coup of our Government.” At the same...
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Trump Calls Coup Report 'So Ridiculous'

Trump Calls Coup Report 'So Ridiculous'

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Former President Trump said Thursday that despite a new book reporting that the chairman of the Joint Chiefs feared a coup led from the Oval Office, Gen. Mark Milley had nothing to worry about. "I never threatened, or spoke about, to anyone, a coup of our Government," Trump said in...
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‘If I was going to do a coup, it wouldn't be with him': Trump attacks ‘woke' general Milley who suspected a ‘nazi' coup attempt

‘If I was going to do a coup, it wouldn't be with him': Trump attacks ‘woke' general Milley who suspected a ‘nazi' coup attempt

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Former President Donald Trump has issued a scathing rebuke of US General Mark Milley, after book excerpts revealed Milley had allegedly compared Trump's supporters to Nazis and planned to resist a hypothetical “coup” by Trump.
Excerpts from an upcoming book by Washington Post reporters Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker describe how, in the aftermath of the 2020 election, as Trump disputed Joe Biden's victory, Milley, the nation's highest military officer, summoned the rest of the Pentagon's top brass to discuss the possibility of Trump attempting to use them in a “coup” attempt to stay in...
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Trump Has His OJ If I Did It Moment By Admitting To Plotting A Coup

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Trump is enraged at Gen. Mark Milley and he took out his anger in a press release that seems to admit that he plotted a coup.
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Trump claims he's 'not into coups' and wouldn't want to do one with Gen. Mark Milley anyway

Trump claims he's 'not into coups' and wouldn't want to do one with Gen. Mark Milley anyway

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Summary List Placement Former President Donald Trump on Thursday said he's "not into coups," further clarifying that even if he was, he wouldn't want to commit one with Gen. Mark Milley.
An excerpt of the book "I Alone Can Fix It: Donald J. Trump's Catastrophic Final Year" by Washington Post reporters Phillip Rucker and Carol Leonnig and published by CNN on Wednesday said that Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and other top US generals were afraid that Trump could take his desire to overturn the 2020 election to the point of leading a coup. Some top officials even prepared...
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