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NBC News Pentagon correspondent Courtney Kube joins Nicolle Wallace to break the news that in the final days of his presidency, Trump has decided to install loyalists, including Kash Patel and Anthony Tata, to prominent posts in the Defense Department. Aired on 11/10/2020.
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Breaking News: Trump Loyalists Taking Key Posts At The Pentagon | Deadline | MSNBC

97 Comments on "Breaking News: Trump Loyalists Taking Key Posts At The Pentagon | Deadline | MSNBC"

  1. Why is the American people still having to go through a farce like this?
    WHY???Why do we have to live through a lie to appease a delusional


    • @David Hale I realise that, over the last four years, Donnie Bonespurs has given you the impression that objective reality is something that you can ignore in favour of preposterous fantasies, but those days are done. Simply saying what you _wish_ was the truth and expecting everyone else to buy into it is the behaviour of either a child, or a moron.
      Which one are you?

    • @Muhammad Kingson Most of his followers are decent people who listened to fauxnews too long, so cannot recognize the truth. They are terrified of the “malarkey” that has been repeatedly drummed into their heads by Hannity’s crowd of liars. I spoke with one today over the phone, a truly lovely 80 yo woman. We didn’t discuss trump but she informed me she sees things differently (I’m an oregon liberal). I explained a few things and she was quite receptive and interested. 

      One person at a time. Let’s be patient with them like we would with anyone suffering with Stockholm Syndrome. They now side with their kidnappers, but they can wake up. Blessings.

    • This is where the GOP Senate needs to stand up.

    • Muhammad Kingson | November 10, 2020 at 9:52 PM | Reply

      @Truthfinder I’m still waiting to find one that claims to have “woken up.” They’re all either hiding to save face or going all in with Trump. What I am worried about is the extremists who have gone all in with Trump. They will cause trouble. I’m just worried about what the scale will be of that.

  2. Because they are staging a coup, that’s why.

  3. This lady is too smart for his own good. He’s obviously attempting a coup.

  4. Wow the desperation is getting thick. This is all going to be evidence at trumps treason trial.

    • Dictators don’t get tried.

    • richard thayer | November 10, 2020 at 9:19 PM | Reply


    • @Rachel Menendez Remember Hitler as one such Dictator, used division to separate thereby control power in Germany ( not long ago in context of history of democracy) So playing the same fiddle as the Seditionist Trumpist further weakens playing to the room objectively. Many disenfranchised and disaffected and ignorant and mentally bereft. Please hold to account individuals who are Seditionists; this is criminal.

    • @David Hale are you really that blind? yes, i guess you are. the sad thing is that no one can use logic or science to inform trump supporters…truth doesnt even work. and what’s your reward for drinking the kool aide? really, how have you personally benefitted from 45?

    • @Rachel Menendez you are so right! I am so grateful to the women of color who made it possible to send Biden and Harris to the white house. the dali lama once said that western women will change the world. He forgot to specify that western women of color will be the change agents for world peace, world understanding, world hunger and more. as a white woman, I applaude and support you.

  5. So whatever people decide with vote doesn’t accounts but is going to decide only one person and people around him. He thinks that can do whatever he wants?

  6. Is not about who wins but is that is America remain a democratic country or is going to be a dictatorship?

    • [TRUMP]-[TOTAL WAR] | November 10, 2020 at 10:08 PM | Reply

      @Big Mike i think if you put it to a vote: should donald trump be named president for life and don jr become president for life at his death you would get 40% of the vote saying yes. scary.

    • @Big Mike they are not the same thing.

    • @Big Mike Let’s see what happens. Stay well.

    • @John Gailey yes, you’re calling me a cultist, but I’m the insane extremist. I’m very sure there are 71,000,000 cultist in America and I didn’t even vote.

    • @Phil and Sandy West the words democracy, democratic, democrat are not mentioned once in the U.S. Constitution. Article IV Section 4
      The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a Republican Form of Government, and shall protect each of them against Invasion; and on Application of the Legislature, or of the Executive (when the Legislature cannot be convened) against domestic Violence.

  7. Michael Humphrey | November 10, 2020 at 7:50 PM | Reply

    This transition period is going to be one like none other because there’s a dangerous man into the White House who is going destroy America as a parting gift.

  8. What we are witnessing is a coup. The GOP is orchestrating a takeover.

  9. Endless Adventure | November 10, 2020 at 7:55 PM | Reply

    Trump is setting up his coup in plain sight. Believe me, this stuff has bee thought out long in advance.

  10. Mike Heffernan | November 10, 2020 at 8:06 PM | Reply

    He is going to try a military coup! Arrest him NOW!!!!🔒

  11. This looks like a move to use the military as a domestic enforcer for Trump.

    • @hawkturkey NOT necessary. Military DOES NOT take an oath of loyalty to the Commander in Chief. They take an oath to uphold The Constitution. Military law requires personnel to disobey an illegal order and arrest and relieve of command ANY OFFICER who makes one. Intelligence tells me Military already has a contingency plan to take out TRUMP with a coup of their is wn if necessary.

    • richard thayer | November 10, 2020 at 9:23 PM | Reply


    • @Jake everyone whose role at the federal level from the president to the soldier and agents takes an oath to defend and uphold the constitution. Doesn’t prevent gop Senators, the AG and the State Secretary from overtly saying they will go against the election results and have a smooth transition to a second trump administration, which would be against the said constitution. All these enablers are Oath breakers. Isn’t it treason?

    • I expect the King in the White House to soon Order Himself as the New President because of all the election violations found by his own private AG especially in Pennsylvania even though there are no violations. All the high ranking Republicans & his base will believe the lies of the King but also because he is their Leader & without him the whole Republican Party will be divided & fall. Now that Mark Esper was just fired as Defense Secretary I believe this will set the stage for civil war in the USA followed by Russia through Alaska coming right into the USA to promote the King from President to Dictator over the entire USA. I believe COVID-19 is a engineered offensive biological weapon causing panic & chaos especially in the USA & helping the King to become Dictator over the USA. The King is salivating at the mouth to be Dictator over the entire USA with the help of Russia. He will never leave office for a long time with Huge Power & Wealth which he needs lightning fast now because of Huge Massive Debt but will be Payed Now To Russia (with even more money added), etc. through Big Private Tax Payer Money coming from His 30 Billionaires & other Rich Republicans who Did support him. You can be quite sure they All will be stopped from leaving the USA (this almost happened in Greece having economic collapse – the first Democracy but they were lucky to get out also leaving only the poor left to support Greece with huge Taxes). He & even his Children get to Pay Off All Their Debts & also Create Extreme Wealth. I believe this is the Only & Best alternative for the King & the Family (he could be Impeached Eternally again this time by both Houses of Congress & Forced to Leave Office, not to mention Federal, State & many huge private law suits on the way, etc.). Also there may first be a complete & total power blackout of the USA including all communication (internet, radio, TV, hacking of many online bank accounts, etc.) through connections with this Republican Party & take it from there with COVID-19 running wild just what will happen to the USA.


  12. Russell Berwick | November 10, 2020 at 8:11 PM | Reply

    When the existing Defense Secretary statement is,” God help us all,” that should be your first clue.

  13. The dictator wanabe is getting the military ready for the coup.
    That’s all really

    • richard thayer | November 10, 2020 at 9:20 PM | Reply

      NO….TV HEAD.

    • Wrong. U.S. Armed Forces will NOT follow unlawful orders. They swore an oath to support and defend the Constitution. Their loyalty and obligation is to our nation, NOT any one particular person, even if that person is the current Commander In Chief.

    • Jennifer Hiemstra | November 10, 2020 at 9:50 PM | Reply

      Good thing they don’t have to follow illegal orders like this…the Chiefs of Staff and MIlley better be ready to do the right thing because they’re gonna need a stomach of steel to do what they all took an oath to do.

    • @Jennifer Hiemstra They’re warriors. They’ve fought on countless battlefronts, putting their lives on the line. This is potentially another battlefront, even if it’s a battle of morals and legality and not kinetic. One that’s much more personal for them because the U.S. is home soil. Don’t get me wrong. They still MUST follow lawful orders. If any future orders potentially push the boundary of morality and legality, they will be questioned. In such a case, they may be told to shut up and follow the orders. It’s these gray zones where courage and character will test military and civilian leaders, along with the legal system. Our women and men in the armed forces are intelligent. We can put faith in them to make appropriate decisions, without regard to partisan politics. Their long and honorable reputation will not be stained. Their loyalty is to our nation.

    • Jennifer Hiemstra | November 10, 2020 at 10:09 PM | Reply

      @RedondoBeach2 Right…and a coup is an unlawful order. This isn’t partisan anymore. I respect our troops very much, but considering what they were made to do this summer makes me less than easy. I do think Milley has backbone, but who’s to say between now and January 20 that he won’t get fired only to replaced with more yes men.

  14. He’s planning a coup people it’s plain as day! Take him out now!

  15. Lori Oestreich | November 10, 2020 at 8:25 PM | Reply

    They are forming a coup. Trump is stealing the election. Get him out.

    • jennifer gonzales | November 10, 2020 at 10:05 PM | Reply


    • @Aramis Alexander i didnt say he did anything for them i just asked what he did against them. While youre here what has biden done for him in all his years in politics

    • @Todd Douglas who Kentucky keeps voting for. Thats where being last in education gets you i quess.

    • @James Ryan Actually, democrats have tried to destory america for 4 years and that stops now.

    • @Tom L Trump is taking away the only means of health care for many Black Americans. He also killed many black people through his negligence with Covid. Most of the 250,000 deaths deaths were black people and hispanics. That’s 2 things.

  16. Lafayette Mitchell | November 10, 2020 at 8:27 PM | Reply

    These seemingly “intelligent” people wouldnt see the forest for the trees.. This is a hostile TAKEOVER !!!

    • The FBI and military are all over this. He will be “neutered”.

    • ABRAHAM THOMAS | November 10, 2020 at 9:27 PM | Reply

      I told my wife the exact same thing. Rachael Maddow did an episode where she broke down how Putin took over in exacting detail. He is doing exactly that but he had to speed things up because he didn’t expect to lose with all that the red states where doing to help him with voter suppression.

    • This is what the last 4 years of Democrat shenanigans gets you.

    • Yeah I think its pretty clear from the worry on theyre faces and the way they word things that that is a very real fear in this country right now, they just dont want to say it for fear of the words giving the reality life. And also yes they still come from a generation that has had it ingrained in them that nothing like that could ever happen in America but I think the left and Bidens belief in the inherent oneness and desire for unity and cooperation in America is dangerously naive and oblivious. Hope alone wont get us out of this one.

    • I hate to have to agree with you… but I do. And I truly am frightened.


    • What if…the high ranking military personnel are on his side in case of a coup? Looking like civil war is inevitable…because the Americans chooses the businessman who has a messy past, this is called Mandate of Heaven.

  18. Guess Trump’s loyalists haven’t heard the gravy train is broke.

  19. This is Trump’s Next Scam. He is going to declare Martial Law and try for a Military Coup. Classic Dictator Takeover. Pure Sedition.

  20. Raving Cyclist | November 10, 2020 at 8:36 PM | Reply

    Smells a lot like TREASON, in a sense overthrowing the newly elected government !

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