Almost half a year has passed since former US President Donald Trump left office, and several books regarding his presidency have already been penned, offering inside looks into how the 45th POTUS handled both domestic and foreign policy.
A new book, “I Alone Can Fix It”, written by The Washington Post’s Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker, claims that top US military officials, particularly the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley, were concerned that former US President Donald Trump and his allies might attempt a coup after losing the 2020 election, and even planned to resign to avoid following his orders they considered illegal, according to CNN citing excerpts from the book.
The tome also sheds light on some of Trump’s relations with prominent female figures such as German Chancellor Angela Merkel, former First Lady Michelle Obama, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
‘The Gospel of the Fuhrer’
Milley, according to the book, had been preparing a plan for Trump attempting a coup and felt he had to be “on guard” for the alleged threat.
The authors claimed that Milley believed Trump was “stoking unrest, possibly in hopes of an excuse to invoke the Insurrection Act and call out the military”. He compared the rhetoric of the former president with that of the leader of Nazi Germany, Adolph Hitler.
General Milley compared Trump’s “Million MAGA March” with “the modern American equivalent of ‘brownshirts in…