After former national security adviser Michael Flynn suggested Trump should impose martial law to overturn the election and Trump reportedly asked about doing so during a meeting, top military leaders rebuked him and released a joint statement asserting they would not get involved in the election. Former National Security Council member and retired four-star Gen. Barry McCaffrey reacts to the news, asserting he was “horrified” hearing Flynn’s suggestion and called for Senate Republicans to publicly step up against the idea. (This interview is from MSNBC’s “The Beat with Ari Melber, a news show covering politics, law and culture airing nightly at 6pm ET on MSNBC. ). Aired on 12/21/2020.
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