Soldier Has Suspicion Murder Charge Was Due To His Admission On Live TV

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December 18, 2018 9:08 a.m.

Maj. Matthew Golsteyn, an Army Green Beret recently charged with premeditated murder of an Afghan man, is angry because had he not publicly admitted to it in a live interview on Fox News, he doesn’t think he would have been charged.

According to a Monday NBC News report, he thinks his public appearance drew attention to his actions.

“I’m here right now because of that interview,” he told NBC News.

The CIA initially launched a probe into Golsteyn’s actions in 2011, but didn’t charge him.

President Donald Trump tweeted that he would review the case. He could use his pardon power if Golsteyn is indicted.

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