President Donald Trump lashed out on Friday after a military judge decided that deserter Bowe Bergdahl would serve no jail time.
“The decision on Sergeant Bergdahl is a complete and total disgrace to our Country and to our Military,” he tweeted after the decision was rendered.
The decision on Sergeant Bergdahl is a complete and total disgrace to our Country and to our Military.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 3, 2017
Bergdahl walked off of his post in Afghanistan in 2009, resulting in the deaths of six military servicemen who were killed looking for him.
The Obama administration also released five high value Taliban prisoners in exchange for Bergdahl.
Prosecutors had asked for a 14-year prison sentence for the deserter, but the judge decided on giving Bergdahl a dishonorable discharge, a loss of rank and forfeiture of pay.
The president joined a chorus of people outraged by the decision.
More chimed in, in support of the president.
Trump is correct. https://t.co/XYFluluixR
— Ben Shapiro (@benshapiro) November 3, 2017
Bergdahl should be met with a firing squad, not with a free pass!!
— Joey Mannarino (@Realjmannarino) November 3, 2017
Hopefully this disgraceful slap-on-the-wrist will be appealed by prosecutors. The judge should be thrown off the bench! https://t.co/LisLaCxpQ9
— David Wohl (@DavidWohl) November 3, 2017
— Nick Short ?? (@PoliticalShort) November 3, 2017
Agree 100%. Bergdahl is a disgrace to the U.S. Army Infantry. The verdict spits in the face of those who have served/are serving.
— Autumn Price (@AutumnDawnPrice) November 3, 2017
My heart goes out to all the families of the Brave Soldiers who DIED & were INJURED because of this DESERTER. The Justice system failed USA. https://t.co/sWtstCYT6F
— wickedminnie (@wallofkitty) November 3, 2017
Amen Mr. President, I Stand with you 100% on this. It’s proof that our Judicial system as you said is a joke! https://t.co/AxJt5hzqIJ
— Matt Couch ? (@RealMattCouch) November 3, 2017
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