Acting Pentagon Chief Miller Says Will Execute ‘Time-Honored’ Peaceful Transfer of Power to Biden

Calls for impeaching incumbent President Donald Trump have adopted Wednesday’s siege of the US Capitol, as Trump supporters stormed the constructing. The chaos resulted in at the least 4 folks killed.

Acting Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller stated in a press release on Thursday that the Pentagon continues to carry out its common duties and can guarantee a peaceable transition of energy to President-elect Joe Biden on January 20.

On Wednesday afternoon, hundreds of Trump supporters violently stormed the Capitol constructing in a bid to stop Congress from certifying Democrat Joe Biden’s victory within the 2020 presidential election. The protesters attacked Capitol police with steel pipes, chemical irritants, and different weapons, and broken property earlier than seizing the rotunda and inauguration stage.

Politico reported that Miller approved hundreds extra National Guardsmen from at the least six US states to assist the DC authorities keep order following the violence on the US Capitol.

The mayhem on Wednesday triggered a backlash from members of the US administration in addition to requires initiating an impeachment process in opposition to incumbent President Trump, with Democrats accusing him of inciting the violence in DC.

It additionally sparked anger amongst Trump’s former and present officers, in addition to fellow Republicans, who reconsidered their intention to assist his problem of the 2020 election outcomes. Former Attorney General William Barr slammed Trump over what he referred to as a betrayal of his workplace and supporters”, accusing him of “orchestrating a mob to pressure Congress.”


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