Donald Trump seems to be putting in MAGA loyalists on the prime of army and intelligence companies simply days earlier than Joe Biden is sworn into workplace.
MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow sounded the alarm in regards to the behind-the-scenes transfer by Trump, overtly asking what the outgoing president thinks he’ll have the ability to do with these companies with lower than 48 hours till Biden is sworn in.
“What do the Trump of us suppose they will do with the army and the intelligence companies in simply these previous couple of days?” the MSNBC host requested. “Why trouble putting in all these new ones proper on the finish earlier than Biden will get there?”
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The query is why they attempting to do it? On the very, very, final second, actually they’re attempting to swear this man in on the prime of NSA 24 hours earlier than Biden is inaugurated. And, you understand, sure, at a floor stage that can stick Biden with the annoying job of getting to discover a option to fireplace that man or, you understand, reassigning him to some crucial job in Antarctica watching paint dry exterior. Or one thing else that they will do with that man. However take into consideration the place the impetus of that is coming from. What do the Trump of us suppose they will do with the army and the intelligence companies in simply these previous couple of days? Why trouble putting in all these new ones proper on the finish earlier than Biden will get there? We’ll see.
Trump remains to be kicking round coup fantasies
In lower than 48 hours, Joe Biden can be sworn in because the nation’s forty sixth president of the US. There’s nothing Donald Trump or his band of white supremacist terrorists can do to cease it.
However Trump’s eleventh hour push to put in his loyalists on the prime of army and intelligence companies appears to recommend that coup fantasies are nonetheless being kicked round in his head.
In some model of Trump’s actuality, he both nonetheless thinks he can pull off a coup, or he believes he can affect the army and intelligence companies as soon as he leaves workplace by putting in his loyalists now.
Both means, Donald Trump is more likely to be disenchanted as he can be leaving workplace at midday on Jan. 20, and any MAGA extremist he installs on the final minute is more likely to be canned by Joe Biden.
Sean Colarossi at the moment resides in Cleveland, Ohio. He earned his Bachelor of Arts diploma in Journalism from the College of Massachusetts Amherst and was an organizing fellow for each of President Obama’s presidential campaigns. He additionally labored with Deliberate Parenthood as an Inexpensive Care Act Outreach Organizer in 2014, serving to northeast Ohio residents acquire medical health insurance protection.