Michael Flynn says he thinks a coup like Myanmar should happen in the US with calls to court-martial

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Calls Michael Flynn to court-martial after retired general tells QAnon supporters that the US must restore Donald Trump with a coup similar to the one in Myanmar

  • Lieutenant General Michael Flynn, former national adviser to former President Donald Trump, backed the idea of ​​a military coup similar to the one in Myanmar in the US.
  • Flynn appeared at a conference hosted by supporters of the QAnon conspiracy in Dallas, Texas
  • Twitter users have called retired general to stand court-martial, legal process of prosecution in the US military
  • Supporters of QAnon have expressed support for a coup that would put Trump back in the White House
  • The military-led coup in February this year overthrew the country’s democratically elected government

General Michael Flynn, President Trump’s former national security adviser, has said that a military coup similar to the one that recently took place in Myanmar should take place in the United States, leading to calls to court-martial, the judicial process of prosecution in the US military. .

Flynn spoke in Dallas, Texas at a conference hosted by supporters of the QAnon conspiracy.

Flynn’s suggestion of a coup came when he responded to a question from an onlooker.

Lieutenant General Michael Flynn, the former national adviser to former President Donald Trump, supported the idea of ​​a military coup similar to Myanmar's in the US

Lieutenant General Michael Flynn, former national adviser to former President Donald Trump, backed the idea of ​​a military coup similar to the one in Myanmar in the US.

Flynn appeared at a conference hosted by supporters of the QAnon conspiracy in Dallas, Texas last weekend.

Flynn appeared at a conference hosted by supporters of the QAnon conspiracy in Dallas, Texas last weekend.

Flynn addressed QAnon supporters who have expressed support for a coup that would put Trump back in the White House

Flynn addressed QAnon supporters who have expressed support for a coup that would put Trump back in the White House

The man said he was a ‘simple marine’ and asked ‘why can’t what happened in Myanmar not happen here?’

“There’s no reason,” Flynn responded as the crowd cheered. “I mean, it should happen – that’s right.”

The exchange was taken by surprise online, and many called out to him for his comments.

Hello SecDef! Can we be court-martialled? Call him back into service, then dishonorably discharge him. My tax money shouldn’t be paying for his benefits,” one wrote.

‘Wow. It doesn’t get much more characteristic than this,” added another.

Why isn’t Michael Flynn behind bars for instigating a treacherous uprising against the United States? Treacherous words don’t fall under Trump’s grace, ‘asked Muriel Burrows.

“Immediately recall General Michael Flynn to active duty for court-martial purposes. This must be done as soon as possible. Jeannette Stone tweeted.

“ I think now is a good time to recall retired officer Michael Flynn to active duty, court-martial and to strip him of his rank and benefits for conspiring and committing incendiary acts against the United States, ” said one. other.

Michael Flynn is clearly an enemy of the US. Let’s honor our veterans this Memorial Day by arresting this non-US traitor. ‘

A number of Twitter users heard the comments and demanded that he be court-martialed

A number of Twitter users heard the comments and demanded that he be court-martialled

‘Minimar? sounds like a guest has spent too much time in the minibar, ‘joked one Twitter user, noting Flynn’s mispronunciation.

We now return you to the already underway Republican coup d’état. . . THIS is why the GOP wants to block any investigation into the January 6 attack on the capital: because it starts and ends with them, “said Detective Lascelle.

“Flynn will hopefully be prosecuted under 18 US Code § 2385. Amazing if someone with the rank of general in the US military who was also a national security adviser could get away with calling for a Myanmar-style coup d’état,” wrote another user.

“FBI, please arrest this man. He’s asking Americans to turn against their government! ”Demanded another Twitter follower.

The exchange generated some surprising comments online

The exchange garnered some surprising comments online

Myanmar's military-led coup in February this year overthrew the country's democratically elected government.  Protesters are depicted in Yangon in February

The military-led coup in February this year overthrew the country’s democratically elected government. Protesters are depicted in Yangon in February

Trump supporters clash with police and security forces as people try to storm US Capitol in Washington DC

Trump supporters clash with police and security forces as people try to storm US Capitol in Washington DC

In the past, QAnon supporters have expressed support for a coup that would put Trump back in the White House.

An interview aired on CNN where Trump supporters called for a military coup to take over and ‘rerun’ the election, remove ‘puppet president’ Joe Biden, and hold a new inauguration for Trump.

Myanmar’s military-led coup overthrew the country’s democratically elected government.

Military chief Min Aung Hlaing was installed as the country’s leader and the junta killed hundreds of civilians.

President Trump forgave Flynn last Thanksgiving. Flynn’s conviction for lying to the FBI during the investigation into Russia was wiped out after the presidential pardon.

In 2017, Trump fired Flynn after just weeks on the job after it was revealed he had not disclosed his contacts with the former Russian ambassador to the US to Vice President Mike Pence.

President Trump forgave Flynn last Thanksgiving.  Flynn's conviction for lying to the FBI during the Russia investigation was overturned after the presidential pardon.  Pictured in 2016

President Trump forgave Flynn last Thanksgiving. Flynn’s conviction for lying to the FBI during the investigation into Russia was wiped out after the presidential pardon. Pictured in 2016

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