Trudy Rubin: A warning to Trump from ex-defense secretaries: Don’t use the military to overturn the election

This week’s warning by all 10 living former U.S. defense secretaries that the military must not be used to determine an election is a stunning pushback against President Donald Trump’s drive to retain power. The fact that this disparate group of Democrats and Republicans, including Donald Rumsfeld, Dick Cheney and ex-Trump Pentagon chiefs James Mattis and Mark Esper, felt the need to speak out together illustrates the danger of this moment. As the 10 made clear in an op-ed for The Washington Post, the threats to the constitution by Trump and his GOP allies in Congress are so grave that no one …

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