At the Republican National Convention in July, retired Lieutenant General Michael Flynn pulled no punches as he gave a speech in support of the party’s presidential nominee, Donald Trump.
Flynn criticized President Barack Obama, the commander in chief of the U.S. armed forces, as “weak and spineless.” He called Hillary Clinton “reckless” and “crooked.”
And when the crowd began screaming for the Democratic nominee to be imprisoned, Flynn joined in. “That’s right. Lock her up,” said Flynn, a former director of the Defense Intelligence Agency.
While the speech clearly fired up those gathered in Cleveland, some of Flynn’s colleagues were not impressed, viewing it as a dangerous politicization of the military. READ MORE OF THIS STORY
SOURCES: VOA NEWS ONLINE