James Miller, member of the Council Defense Science in the Pentagon, resigned after Trump's violent crackdown on peaceful protesters in Washington, with tear gas and plastic bullets. In a letter of resignation, Miller said Defense Secretary Mark Esper had violated his oath of allegiance to the Constitution as he was at the forefront of government officials next to Trump when he was photographed in front of a church holding the Bible. just minutes after the violent evacuation of civilians protesting peacefully near the White House. He also said the protesters had been forcibly removed, not for any reason security, but to clear the way for a presidential photo. Esper then accompanied President Trump on his walk from the White House to St. John's Episcopal Church for this photo. Surprisingly, the US Park Police issued a statement denying that they used tear gas against protesters, which was obviously false, as the incident was revealed in a live broadcast on TV. It also appears that Australian journalists have accepted attack by police, although a cameraman was apparently holding a television camera.
Miller, who also served in the Pentagon under President Barack Ομπάμα from 2012 to 2014 and is the first high-ranking official to resign over the incident, wrote his letter to The Washington Post, which published it. The letter makes it clear that Miller was very upset by the image of the Secretary of Defense being used as support for an authoritarian president. In addition, Miller wrote about Esper in his letter of resignation from the Pentagon, including: "You may not have been able to prevent President Trump from making this terrible use of force, but you could choose to oppose her. Instead, you openly supported him. Whoever takes the oath of power must decide which line to follow. "
Trump, a white fascist, threatens to send the US military to the streets, where thousands of people are protesting the death of the 46-year-old George Floyd, an African-American man killed by a white police officer in Minnesota. He also accused the nation's rulers of making a phone call to the press.
Miller warned in a letter of resignation from the Pentagon that Trump seemed ready to break the law to harm peaceful protesters in USA. Esper, who also called on the governors, said they should "dominate the battlefield", referring to American roads as a "war zone". "As an interested citizen, and as a former senior defense official deeply interested in the military, I urge you to carefully consider both your future actions and your future words," Miller wrote. "For example, some could literally interpret the proposal you made to the nation's rulers on Monday that they should dominate the battlefield." I can't believe you see the United States as a "battle" or that you think our citizens should "dominate." Such an expression sends an extremely dangerous message. " Esper told NBC News on Tuesday that he did not know where he was going when he left the White House with Trump. He claimed that he had no idea that Trump would use the walk as an opportunity for a presidential photo. He also said that Trump simply stood in front of the church, holding the Bible and saying nothing, but only invited other members of his regime to be photographed with him in front of the press cameras. Miller closed his letter by asking Esper how far he was willing to go, as he would soon be confronted with "life and death decisions" that could be used against the Americans, adding that the "purity" of the US Constitution and The lives of Americans can depend on their choices.