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Trump says Gen. Mark Milley should be’court-martialed’ if he thought the former president potentially sought a coup

Trump said that Gen. Mark Milley should be "court-martialed" if the reports are true that he feared a potential coup. "There was no talk of a coup, there was no coup, it all never happened," the former president said. Milley has been the chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff since September 2019. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. Former President Donald Trump on Friday said that General Mark Milley should be "court-martialed and tried" if he believed that the former president sought to carry out a coup, referencing an excerpt from a forthcoming book by Washington Post reporters Carol D. Leonnig and Philip Rucker.T...