Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff: I Will "Absolutely Not" Obey An Illegal Order

William James

“My bottom line response to the question in your June 1, 2020 letter is ‘absolutely not.’

“My bottom line response to the question in your June 1, 2020 letter is ‘absolutely not.’ I testified at my Senate confirmation hearing that any soldier, sailor, airman or marine, regardless of rank, including myself, will not obey an illegal order. I have personally abided by this standard since my commissioning 40 years ago — and I will not change now.”

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Kradek
Kradek

I find it extraordinary that he responded so directly


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