posted on Aug, 23 2021 @ 02:49 PM
I've seen several folks here and elsewhere saying biden should be Court-Martialed for Dereliction of Duty (or worse) over the debacle going on in
Yesterday, a British General said the same thing on the news. In fact, he even made the distinction that biden 'shouldn't be Impeached, he should
be Court Martialed'.
Up to this point I've been saying Impeached, with the understanding that a civilian president cannot be Court Martialed. Somewhere today (I can't
remember where I saw it) someone said that, although it is unprecedented, a president can indeed be Court Martialed by virtue of the fact that he is
the Commander In Chief of the US Military, and he is found to have committed a military crime such as ordering the military to do something which
results in the aiding and abetting and/or providing comfort to the enemy.
I'm not sure I believe that. I thought in order to be Court Martialed you had to have sworn to the military Oath and be enlisted in the military.
And then a service member can only be Court Martialed after they have allegedly violated an article of the UCMJ. I have always understood that the
only legal remedy against a sitting president is impeachment, conviction and removal from office. Following this he could be charged with civil