Former Trump National Security Advisor Michael Flynn said President Trump could order the United States military to hold an entirely new election in the swing states he lost in the November election in hopes of overturning the results.
“He could order, within the swing states, if he wanted to, he could take military capabilities and he could place them in those states and basically re-run an election in each of those states,” Flynn said during an appearance Thursday night on Newsmax.
“It’s not unprecedented,” Flynn falsely claimed.
Here's Michael Flynn on Newsmax saying that Trump could order "military capabilities" to swing states and "rerun an election in each of those states."
"People out there talk about martial law like it's something that we've never done. Martial law has been instituted 64 times." pic.twitter.com/KNmiAGGiPF
— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) December 18, 2020
“I mean, there’s people out there talk about martial law like it’s something that we’ve never done – we’ve done. Martial law has been instituted 64 times,” he added.
“So, I’m not calling for that. We have a constitutional process, we clearly have a constitution process – that has to be followed.