D.C. National Guard Chief Fired Days Before Trump Inauguration: “The Timing Is Extremely Unusual”

Shortly after President Barack Obama was sworn in for his second term as president of the United States, Beyonce Knowles closes the inauguration ceremony with a performance of the "Star-Spangled Banner," Jan. 21, 2013. (Official U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Eric Miller/ New York Air National Guard)

(From Zerohedge)

“It doesn’t make sense to can the general in the middle of an active deployment,” rages D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson (D) after Maj. Gen. Errol R. Schwartz, who heads the D.C. National Guard and is an integral part of overseeing the inauguration, has been ordered removed from command effective Jan. 20, 12:01 p.m., just as Donald Trump is sworn in as president.

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