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| shareContributor's comments:Trump's defense secretary says his goal was to stop him from using the military against Americans in 'the days before, the day of, and the days after the election:' book
As President Donald Trump's secretary of defense at the time of the 2020 presidential election, Mark Esper spent his final months in the administration working to make sure that Trump did not use the country's armed forces against its own citizens.
That is according to ABC News reporter Jonathan Karl who talked to Esper for his forthcoming book, "Betrayal: The Final Act of the Trump Show," a copy of which was obtained by Insider in advance of its Tuesday release.
"His goal, he told me, was to prevent the use of the military against American citizens during 'the days before, the day of, and the days after the election,'" Karl wrote, quoting Esper.Click to learn more:
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