Several US media outlets earlier reported that Trump purportedly invited his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, to discussions on how to overturn the result of the election, after the former official during a Newsmax interview, weighed in on the option to use martial law and the US military as a means of forcing a new election.
US President Donald Trump lambasted media reports claiming that he was considering the use of martial law to change the results of the November 3 US presidential election, calling the allegations deliberate “fake news”.
POTUS took a swipe at another of his former national security advisers, John Bolton, who recently described as “appalling” allegations that Trump was consideration the use of martial law and the US military to “rerun” the election. Bolton said he had no doubt that Trump engaged in these discussions, calling it “another day at the Oval Office”.
Trump stated that Bolton was “one of the dumbest people in Washington”. The president recalled Bolton’s claims of the White House planning to go with a “Libyan solution” in negotiations with North Korea, something that POTUS claimed was responsible for tanking prospective talks with Pyongyang.
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