Bubbling GOP dissent against Trump may become insurrection if defeat looms
Trump is invoking the Insurrection Act of 1807. It's a United States federal law that "governs the ability of the President of the United States to deploy military troops within the United States to suppress civil disorder, insurrection, and rebellion."
#BREAKING : Sec. of Defense Esper breaks with Trump on using Insurrection Act: "The option to use active duty forces in a law enforcement role should only be used as a matter of last resort & only in the most urgent & dire of situations. We are NOT in one of those situations now."