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General Mark Milley Says Trump’s Election Fraud Claims Felt Like “Reichstag Moment”

HeadlineJul 15, 2021

Top U.S. General Mark Milley feared then-President Trump could attempt a coup to remain in power, and compared Trump’s rhetoric to that of Nazi Germany in the final weeks of his presidency. The revelations come in a new book by Washington Post reporters, which says Milley described Trump as a “classic authoritarian leader with nothing to lose.” Milley also reportedly called Trump’s baseless claims of electoral fraud his very own “Reichstag moment.”

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