They said that the president is betraying his oath to support and defend the Constitution by threatening to use the military to quash protests.
- 89 former defense officials speak out against Trump’s protest response – Business Insider Business Insider
- Breaking with party, Republican senator says Trump rebuke ‘necessary’ Rappler
- Breaking with party, GOP senator says rebuke of Trump ‘necessary’ ABS-CBN News
- Esper and Mattis spoke up. Others should, too. The Washington Post
- Criticism of Trump’s Threat to Use Military Force The New York Times