When Michael Cohen testified before Congress, Allan, he said his biggest fear is that Trump will not leave office peacefully. Now this fits the historical profile. When George Washington volunteered to leave office, the European powers were stunned. Humans don’t naturally just give up power without a fight. But Washington set an example for the rest of the presidents ever since.

But as we know Trump is a primitive soul that has no regard for tradition. I have no doubt that Trump would attempt to ferment a violent revolution in order to stay out of jail, and of course he has the sort of crazies behind him to give it a try.

Jim Ridgway, Jr. military writer — author of the American Civil War classic, “Apprentice Killers: The War of Lincoln and Davis.” Christmas gift, yes!

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