Trump Weakens U.S. Security With Installation Of Unqualified Loyalists At Pentagon: Rhodes

Trump Weakens U.S. Security With Installation Of Unqualified Loyalists At Pentagon: Rhodes 1

 

Ben Rhodes, former deputy national security advisor under President Obama, talks about Donald Trump's lame duck staffing changes at the Pentagon and the national security risks that come with Trump installing unqualified loyalists to pursue a personal agenda at the Pentagon. Aired on 11/11/2020.
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Trump Weakens U.S. Security With Installation Of Unqualified Loyalists At Pentagon: Rhodes

83 Comments on "Trump Weakens U.S. Security With Installation Of Unqualified Loyalists At Pentagon: Rhodes"

  1. Trump is installing people in Pentagon so they won’t take him out in Jan. This is scary, he is going dictator mode. His arming himself with the use of the US Military.

    • @Annie Bland – Right on, Annie… They’re such sore losers. LOL

    • @B. T. BIDEN IS NOT PRESIDENT YET BUCKAROO NO MATTER WHAT MIND GAMES THE FAKE NEWS MEDIA ARE PLAYING ON YOUR HEAD THE ELECTORATES HAVE NOT MET YET AND THE ELECTION RESULTS ARE STILL IN LITIGATION SO UNTIL THESE THINGS ARE TAKEN CARE OF BIDEN IS NOT THERE YET

    • @ginkinky WE WILL SEE WHO WINDS BEING THE MORON I BET IT WON’T BE ME PREPARE YOURSELF FOR YOUR NEW NICK NAME

    • @James Gleeson I FOLLOW GOD AND MY HEART I DON’T FOLLOW FALSE HOODS AS THE DEMOCRATS DO YOUR NOT A DEMOCRAT ARE YOU IF YOU ARE CHANGED WHILE YOU CAN GET AWAY FROM THAT CULT WHILE YOU CAN!!!

    • @BellaLove STOP WATCHING FAKE NEWS START WATCHING REAL NEWS AND YOU WILL SEE AND YOU JUST MIGHT BECOME A INFORMED PERSON

  2. Just doing his job, softening the target for his employer.
    Going full on scorched earth before he’s dragged kicking and screaming from the White House.

  3. Trump is the “Shame” of America.

    • *THE MEDIA OF INFORMATION*

      They give *Biden* the victory.

      *Trump* and his team say there was fraud.

      1) There are some suspicious things on both sides, don’t you think?
      So,
      2) It is very good that there is a recount of votes, … that guarantees the cleanliness of the elections, doesn’t it?

      3) If Biden, feeling confident of victory, should support this review of the neatness in the elections, that way he would make a fool of Trump and only show him as who kicks from drowning, don’t you think?

      4) Everyone should be aware of that “retelling” … not going to be that Trump cheats, right?

      5) If after the recount and investigation *Biden* was still the winner …
      *BIDEN WOULD BE THE MOST LEGITIMATE PRESIDENT OF LATEST TIMES*
      And the polarization of the United States would be diluted …

      There would be peace between brothers, and
      *THE AMERICAN DEMOCRACY WOULD BE A WORLDWIDE EXAMPLE OF PULCRITUD*
      DON’T IT SEEM

      Let’s support the legitimacy of our institutions …

    • @duhmahsnabores not my words . Mueller said it himself. No collusion . Hey , you do know that Biden took a cool 3 mil from the wife of the Mayor of Moscow, right? We also know just how much the makes selling American Influence thanks to Hunter Biden’s laptop….thank you for voting for athe traitor and somebody who really does collude . Easily discovered . President Putin and President Xi thank you for your support

    • @Nibbling Sibling
      *THE MEDIA OF INFORMATION*
      They give *Biden* the victory.
      *Trump* and his team say there was fraud.

      1) There are some suspicious things on both sides, don’t you think?
      So,
      2) It is very good that there is a recount of votes, … that guarantees the cleanliness of the elections, doesn’t it?

      3) If Biden, feeling confident of victory, should support this review of the neatness in the elections, that way he would make a fool of Trump and only show him as who kicks from drowning, don’t you think?

      4) Everyone should be aware of that “retelling” … not going to be that Trump cheats, right?

      5) If after the recount and investigation *Biden* was still the winner …
      *BIDEN WOULD BE THE MOST LEGITIMATE PRESIDENT OF LATEST TIMES*
      And the polarization of the United States would be diluted …

      There would be peace between brothers, and
      *THE AMERICAN DEMOCRACY WOULD BE A WORLDWIDE EXAMPLE OF PULCRITUD*
      DON’T IT SEEM

      Let’s support the legitimacy of our institutions …

    • @duhmahsnabores one more thing . You’re correct about Biden never making any hard decisions since he was never a leader, ever . Still isn’t. Did you watch his latest interview of 5 questions? That’s the man who will be responsible for making deals for you , for me and for 360 million other people. Good job

    • @John Gray LoL what makes you think you have any influence over the parameters of a debate? You trumpian idiots are struggling with accepting the reality that you lost.

  4. On his joint fund with the RNC, the donations work as follows: “60% of each contribution first to Save America, up to $5,000/$5,000, then to DJTP’s recount account, up to a maximum of $2,800/$5,000. [And] 40% of each contribution to the RNC’s operating account, up to a maximum of $35,500/$15,000.”

    This essentially means that depending on the size of your donation, a large portion of any donation won’t go to the “recount” bid but will instead go to the Super Pac sponsoring the bid, and the Republican party.

    The bottom line: Trump spent a little more money than he had for his re-election – to the tune of $1.6bn – and now he wants help paying for it. It’s sort of cute.

    • What about the money he washed though the account of his old campaign manager, Brad Parscale. You just don’t attempt suicide because your innocent?

    • RNC still paying his kids and girlfriends/wives. And many others like Omarossa was offered. Her money was a bribe and connected to a NDA she was to sign.

  5. Anthony Borghese | November 11, 2020 at 3:49 AM | Reply

    Every thing Trump is doing is in his plan to stage a coup. The claims of voter fraud, even though they are not true, garners headlines. The legislators of key battleground states will look at this and claim fraud and select republican electors to vote for Trump. Once he has stolen the electoral college, he knows there will be protests, which is why he is putting in key personnel in the DoD who will be called upon to put troops in the streets to put down the protests.

  6. Beatrice Asarte | November 11, 2020 at 4:02 AM | Reply

    Dictator Trump is taking over the Country.He tried fair means,now he is using foul means.Beware.

    • “He tried fair means” What?
      He has been using every crooked angle he can.
      He has been perverting the office that he has held.
      And, honestly, this is what the Republicans have been building up to for the last 20 years. They want an emperor in power so that they are in complete control of the country because they hate those that are not Republicans. I don’t even think they really consider non-Republicans as Americans any more.
      Because, you know, if they did … then striving to hate other Americans, it simply is anti-American.
      You can’t be an American patriot if you hate Americans.

    • @Brandon Dowdy that’s a lie….link to evidence that is not fox or OAN

    • beware of what he getting tf outta here 1 way or another

    • @Marty Marl I’ll send a link after work, I’ll get out in a hour and as soon as I punch out I’ll look it up and send you it.

    • @Marty Marl funny how you want me to send a link but you don’t want to look at it yourself

  7. I think Trump destroyed any credibility that America had, in any capacity, a long time ago.

  8. Trump quickly appointing his henchmen to the Pentagon.
    Their mission = seek and destroy all evidence of his corruption.

  9. There is a lot of unrest overseas. WE ARE IN DANGER.

  10. This is extremely dangerous. Aren’t we in 25th ammendment territory yet?

    • I have been saying this since he had MILITARY Police shoot rubber bullets at AMERICANS PROTESTING for a photo op! That is A CRIMINAL!! 45 has committed crimes in REAL-Time, abuse of power, crimes against Humanity,
      Just take him OUT OF OUR HOUSE, before he does something WE can NOT CORRECT! Safety First Always!! Blessings 🌎🌏🌍😷 Biden & Harris WON THE ELECTION

    • Patrick Kingfisher Kennedy | November 11, 2020 at 6:27 AM | Reply

      @nosuchthingasshould the Secret Service and Treasury Dept serve the American people and will not cower down to tRump and his corrupt comrades.

    • nosuchthingasshould | November 11, 2020 at 6:43 AM | Reply

      @Patrick Kingfisher Kennedy This is really playing out in real time, as coups and revolutions tend to, it’s unpredictable and could go in any direction. There really has been a growing power/legitimacy vacuum ever since Bush Jr., Anyone might step in. Considering how much of the moral underpinnings of authority has been torn up, even the removal of trump may not be enough to reverse the trend in the long run. It would be a relief though, even if short lived, just like Biden’s nominal win has been. I’m no longer capable of optimism.

    • Cybernetic Butterfly | November 11, 2020 at 7:42 AM | Reply

      The 25th pressupposes support from the republicans. They just don’t care or don’t have honor and courage.

    • Cybernetic Butterfly | November 11, 2020 at 7:45 AM | Reply

      @nosuchthingasshould Only if the right wing alex jones crazy camp americans pays an actual price for their madness will you actually turn that trend. And it needs to be a price that actually doesn’t make them martyrs in their own mind.

  11. They’re getting ready to attempt a coup. Remember Trump listen to Putin and he admires dictators.

  12. Why allow him 71 days when he is trying too destroy america get in there and drag him out

    • illawarrior hill | November 11, 2020 at 9:02 AM | Reply

      Why? Duh? The Constitution!

    • Because that would make us no better than Trump. Follow the law and keep our democracy intact.

    • @Jordan Jass “Follow the law and keep our democracy intact.”
      You are right, but that’s becoming more difficult by the day when Trump is installing into key positions people who don’t respect the law and democracy.

    • @Ado Atero I agree that its getting more and more nerve-wracking every day. But undermining our laws in response will just make it easier to ignore them going forward. Trust the systems in place will ensure a peaceful transition in January.

    • Remove him under the 25th Amendment!

  13. Ian David Corbert-Walker | November 11, 2020 at 4:35 AM | Reply

    Trump and Trumpism is not dead. Just wounded. 70 million people show that. 😒

    • His followers are zealots.
      Losing the election wont’ make them non-Trumpist. It will empower them with what the like most “hate”.

  14. He’s putting our national security in jeopardy, what more do you need to bring charges.

  15. The circus with the deranged clown goes on and on – but it’s not funny, thousands of Americans are dying from Covid daily.

  16. a reality TV show host is taking over the US government..let that sink in..

  17. The greatest danger is a trump out of office but not in jail: he will use everything he knows to make money. Eliminate the monster!

  18. C.ris_balmy Cath | November 11, 2020 at 5:13 AM | Reply

    Potentially removing evidence that he’s participated in criminal activity. He’s horrendous! Biden has a lot of work to do.

  19. stephen wedderburn | November 11, 2020 at 5:16 AM | Reply

    Republican coup being implemented in real time. The military must arrest him and the GOP traitors now!!!

    • Act now

    • Cybernetic Butterfly | November 11, 2020 at 7:50 AM | Reply

      Actually that wouldn’t be appropriate since no direct coup has occured yet and his arrest wouldn’t be legitimate.
      The 25th might be more likely. This doesn’t require the millitary.
      Not holding my breath that the people in position to do the 25th will do so.

      I just hope the people who arn’t his goons arn’t asleep at the wheel when or if something happens.

  20. Mike Galbraith | November 11, 2020 at 5:22 AM | Reply

    Don’t underestimate Trump, he already threatened to use the military against American civilians.

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