A military court has rejected an appeal by Bowe Bergdahl to dismiss his convictions due to comments by President Trump that included calling the soldier a traitor who should be shot.

Bergdahl’s lawyers argued to the U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals that the soldier was denied a fair court-martial because of Trump’s “unlawful command influence.”

The three-judge panel did not agree.



@NevadaJack he is a traitor. He should have had a drumhead trial and then been shot. His corpse should have never made it back to U.S. soil ...So there's that

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