Trump’s Pardoned War Criminal Trashes His Ex-SEAL Teammates As ‘Cowards’

SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 02:R,  Navy Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher and his wife Andrea celebrate after being acquitted of all but one charge on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 in San Diego, CA.  Jury deliberations begin today for Chief Gallagher  who is on trial for war crimes for shooting of unarmed civilians in Iraq in 2017, including a school-age girl, and with killing a captured teenage ISIS fighter with a knife, among other crimes while deployed . (Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)
Navy Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher celebrates after being acquitted of premeditated murder at Naval Base San Diego on July 2, 2019 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)
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January 28, 2020 2:01 p.m.
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Former U.S. Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher, who was pardoned by President Donald Trump after he was convicted for a war crime, posted videos on social media bashing several members of his former platoon as “cowards” and singling them out by name.

In a video hashtagged with #thetruthiscoming on Facebook and Instagram, Gallagher railed against “all the lies” that were “said about me by certain cowards in my platoon.”

“For those who have and continue to slander my name, the truth is coming,” he warned in a voiceover.

The rest of the video played clips of seven SEALs speaking to investigators about Gallagher’s alleged crimes. Each clip was followed by the SEAL’s full name and position. Several of the names were slapped with a Trump-esque insults.

Gallagher was charged with several war crimes, then acquitted save for the charge of posing in a photo with a dead ISIS teen fighter, for which Gallagher was convicted.

After Trump pardoned him in November, Gallagher become the center of a feud between the President and then-Navy Secretary Richard Spencer that arose from Trump’s repeated meddling in Gallagher’s case to restore his military rank.

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