New York :
General Mark Milley, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
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The Army Joint Chiefs of Staff charged that the violent acts on Capitol Hill were an “assault on the constitutional process” of the United States and were against the law.
It is the first time that the leaders of the Armed Forces express themselves with movements of this type, in this case against supporters of the president Donald trump or MAGA followers.
“The violent riot in Washington, DC on January 6, 2021 was a direct assault on the United States Congress, the Capitol Building and our constitutional process,” indicates the seven military leaders including the top US general, the president of the State. Major Ensemble, the general Mark milley.
The memorandum was sent to the troops, as a way of regroup support in favor of the nation.
“The rights to freedom of expression and assembly do not give anyone the right to resort to violence, sedition and insurrection”, reported . about the memo.
They also remind the military that the president-elect Joe biden He would take office on January 20, making him the new Commander in Chief of the country.
“Any act that disrupts the constitutional process not only goes against our traditions, values and oath. It is against the law ”, they advanced.