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Trump Uses Social Media to Call for Televised Military Tribunal of Liz Cheney and Jail Time for Current Officials

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Trump Amplifies Posts Calling for Televised Military Tribunal for Liz Cheney

Trump’s Social Media Activity Sparks Controversy

Former President Donald Trump has recently grabbed attention by endorsing posts on his personal social media platform, Truth Social, that call for a televised military tribunal for Former GOP Representative Liz Cheney. Not stopping at that, he also amplified a post that suggested top-ranking officials including President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris should serve jail time.

The pointed post that trumpeted for military tribunal for Cheney read, “Elizabeth Lynne Cheney is guilty of treason. Retruth if you want televised military tribunals.”

Liz Cheney took a dignified stance in the face of these allegations. Her reply expressed her belief that such reckless posturing further illustrates Trump’s instability and unfitness for office.

Trump’s Tactics of Perceived Political Persecution

Another of Trump’s endorsed posts included photographs of 15 current and past elected officials, stating, “They should be going to jail on Monday, not Steve Bannon!” The images referred to a galaxy of political leaders spanning Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, former Vice President Mike Pence, and other members serving on the House select committee investigating the infamous January 6, 2021, attack on the U.S Capitol.

When questioned regarding these posts, a spokesperson from the Trump campaign didn’t speak directly on Trump’s posts. Instead, she pointed out the alleged “political persecution” of the former President by the January 6 committee.

The Legal Quagmire Surrounding Trump

Presently convicted on 34 felony counts and facing 54 additional charges across three separate cases, Trump has consistently hinted that he would attempt to prosecute his political adversaries if he secures a second term in office. His suggestion that he could weaponize the Justice Department to attack his rivals began surfacing over a year ago, when he fell foul of the law the first time.

Trump has also publicly voiced his intent to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate Biden along with his family if he wins a second term. In supporting his position, he cites Attorney General Merrick Garland’s move to appoint a special counsel to oversee legal investigations that implicate Trump.

A Gargantuan Gamble?

While amplifying such posts can certainly stoke the flames among his supporters, many others regard such moves as a perilous tactic that could potentially backfire. Trump’s use of his platform to amplify divisive rhetoric serves as a reminder of his track record of controversy during his presidential term and draws a critical focus on his credibility, character, and fitness for presidential office.

As the 2024 Elections loom on the horizon, political analysts will closely watch the impact of such strategies on his political fortunes.


Trump Uses Social Media to Call for Televised Military Tribunal of Liz Cheney and Jail Time for Current Officials

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