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Retired Navy Admiral Asks Trump To Revoke His Clearance, Too!

The Admiral who oversaw the Bin Laden "extraction" tells Trump to go ahead and revoke his security clearance, too.

Retired Naval Admiral William H. McRaven did not mince words with the so-called Commander in Chief.

In a new op-ed in The Washington Post, McRaven, who oversaw the Bin Laden Navy SEAL raid (yeah), told Donald Trump where he could stick his security clearance:

Former CIA director John Brennan, whose security clearance you revoked on Wednesday, is one of the finest public servants I have ever known. Few Americans have done more to protect this country than John. He is a man of unparalleled integrity, whose honesty and character have never been in question, except by those who don’t know him.

Therefore, I would consider it an honor if you would revoke my security clearance as well, so I can add my name to the list of men and women who have spoken up against your presidency.

I hope this isn't the only person dedicated to serving our country who stands up to Donald Trump in this way, and I wouldn't be surprised if, in the end, it takes military men and women to make sure there is a peaceful transition of power away from Trump. Who on the sane side of this question thinks that's NOT a possibility?

The Constitution governs this country. The US Military swears an oath to the nation, not an individual president.

Time to stand up.


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