"Unlawful command influence"--Does the UMC code apply to Trump?

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    Put a pin in it people. I'm thinking you're going to hear a lot more. I heard it for the first time this morning!

    Firing Andrew McCabe Is Just the Start - The Atlantic
    Firing McCabe Is Just the Start
    1 day ago - Congressional Republicans and conservative pundits had the chance to signal Trump his attacks on law enforcement are unacceptable—but they sent ... if this were conducted under the rules that pertain to military justice, it would have been thrown out because of what we call “undue command influence”.

    Unlawful command influence - Wikipedia
    Unlawful command influence - Wikipedia
    Unlawful command influence or UCI is a legal concept within American military law. UCI occurs when a person bearing "the mantle of command authority" pressures—or even appears to pressure—military judicial proceedings. Military commanders typically exert significant control over their units, but under the Uniform ...
     

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