• Trump 'didn't seem to care' that the law required him to release millions in aid to Ukraine that he froze while pressuring Zelenskyy, his ex-Pentagon chief says

    14 days ago - By Business Insider

    Defense secretary Mark Esper looks on as President Donald Trump addresses White House reporters in March 2020. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images
    Mark Esper says he repeatedly tried to warn Trump against withholding aid to Ukraine.
    Trump's defense secretary writes in a new book that Trump questioned why the US needed to help Ukraine.
    Trump withheld nearly $400 million in military assistance to Ukraine.
    Former Defense secretary Mark Esper claims that he warned President Donald Trump that withholding military aid to Ukraine was both illegal and that it would further weaken Ukrainian...
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  • Obama attorney general Eric Holder says the DOJ should indict Trump over the Capitol riot

    14 days ago - By Business Insider

    Then-Attorney General Eric Holder at the Justice Department. Kris Connor/Getty Images
    Former Attorney General Eric Holder said Donald Trump should be held accountable for the Capitol riot.
    Previously, he was concerned that a DOJ prosecution of Trump could be politically divisive.
    The House Jan. 6 commission has suggested Trump could face a criminal referral for the events.
    Former Attorney General Eric Holder said that former President Donald Trump should be indicted over his role in instigating the January 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol. Holder, who served as President Barack Obama's...
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  • Trump hit back at Mark Esper's series of damaging claims, saying his former defense chief was so useless he had to 'run the military' himself

    14 days ago - By Business Insider

    Then-US Defense Secretary Mark Esper and then-President Donald Trump in the Cabinet Room of the White House. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images
    Trump pushed back at a series of damaging remarks from his former defense secretary, Mark Esper.
    "Mark Esper was weak and totally ineffective," said Trump.
    Esper made damaging claims about Trump, including that he wanted the military to shoot protesters.
    Former President Donald Trump rejected some of the damaging claims made about him by Mark Esper, calling his former defense secretary so "ineffective" that he had to "run the military...
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