95.86 F
June 25, 2022
Image default

Top US generals condemn Capitol attack in message to troops

Washington (AFP) – The Pentagon’s top generals condemned the January 6 attack on the Capitol by Trump supporters on Tuesday, telling US troops that it was an illegal assault on the constitutional process. “The violent riot… was as direct assault on the US Congress, the Capitol building, and our Constitutional process,” said a memorandum signed by all eight members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, led by the chairman, General Mark Milley. “The rights of freedom of speech and assembly do not give anyone the right to resort to violence, sedition and insurrection,” they said. The letter said member…

Read More

Related posts

Senate votes unanimously to have Daylight Saving Time year round


UK police to question more than 50 over Downing Street lockdown parties


OSCE observer says Trump allegations on vote ‘harm public trust’


Democrats struggle to reach deal on Biden’s $1.75 trillion social spending bill


N.J. governor’s race fallout could claim Senate President Sweeney as Democrats trail key legislative races


Trump says he won’t attend Biden inauguration. Biden says: Good.


Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: