‘We will not turn into a gang’: Trump’s top general defends president’s interference in military cases

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley said President Trump’s intervention into three U.S. servicemen’s cases last month will not cause a breakdown in military discipline.

Milley testified in front of the House Armed Services Committee on Wednesday in a hearing over “U.S. Policy in Syria and the Broader Region.” Democratic Rep. Seth Moulton of Massachusetts questioned Milley about the effect Trump’s pardons would have on the larger military, citing concerns from one unnamed sergeant major in the Marines, according to CBS News.

“We do maintain, and we will maintain good order and discipline,” Milley said. “We will not turn into a gang of raping
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