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The Pentagon's Role in the Protests

•, by Jacob G. Hornberger

Trump and the Pentagon had ordered 5,000 National Guard troops to Washington to deal with the protests against police brutality. One National Guard commander referred to the situation as "the Alamo," implying that the White House was under siege by people who were set on conquering the federal government and massaging the occupants of the White House. Trump and the Pentagon even ordered the 82nd Airborne Division to Washington to prepare for they beloved might be the start of a fateful battle for our nation's capital. At some point during the "crisis," Trump was even whisked down to to the basement of the White House in order to keep him safe.