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Biden Says Military Will Escort Trump From White House If He Loses And Refuses To Leave

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From THEHILL.COM

Former Vice President Joe Biden said late Wednesday that he’s “absolutely convinced” the military would escort President Trump from the White House if the presumptive Democratic nominee wins the general election in November.

Biden was asked on “The Daily Show with Trevor NoahTrevor NoahHost Trevor Noah to pay salaries of furloughed ‘Daily Show’ crew Bill Gates says billions will be spent on ultimately abandoned coronavirus vaccine efforts The Hill’s 12:30 Report: House to vote on .2T stimulus after mad dash to Washington MORE” whether he’s thought about the possibility of Trump refusing to leave office.

He went on to list a number of former high-ranking military officials who have spoken out about Trump’s actions in response to protests that swept the nation following the police killing of George Floyd. Biden cited those remarks as proof that the military would intervene if Trump did not accept the election results.

“I promise, I am absolutely convinced they will escort him from the White House with great dispatch,” the former vice president said.

Biden alleged at a separate point in the interview that Trump would attempt to “steal” the election later this year, arguing that the president’s opposition to mail-in voting amid the coronavirus pandemic is part of an effort to suppress voting rights.

“It’s my greatest concern. My single greatest concern,” Biden said. “This president is going to try to steal this election. This is a guy who said that all mail-in ballots are fraudulent.”

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany dismissed Biden’s comments on Thursday, calling the idea that the military would have to remove Trump from office a “ridiculous proposition.”

“This president is looking forward to November. This president is hard at work for the American people,” she said on Fox News. “And leave it to Democrats to gran… (Read more)

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