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Rosie O’Donnell on Trump sending military to border: I want to send them to the White House

Comedian and longtime critic of President Trump Rosie O’Donnell mocked President Trump’s plan to send military troops to the U.S. border by joking on Thursday that she wants to see soldiers arrest Trump in the White House.

Speaking on MSNBC, O’Donnell reminded host and former Bush administration press secretary Nicole Wallace that she had called for “martial law” to be imposed until it could be proved that Russian election interference had not changed any final vote tallies in the 2016 election.

{mosads}”When he was elected what I said on Twitter was that we should impose martial law until we make sure the Russians weren’t involved in the final tallies,” O’Donnell told Wallace. “And people were like, ‘Martial law? What’s wrong with you? You’re a lunatic!'”

“Well he wants to send the military to the border, so,” Wallace responded.

“[And] I want to send the military to the White House to get him,” O’Donnell shot back, eliciting laughs from the panel.

O’Donnell previously made the call for martial law on Twitter days before Trump’s inauguration in January of 2017, writing that she “fully supports” such a measure being implemented by the military until an investigation into the 2016 election is completed.

“FOR GODS SAKE – DELAY THE INAUGURATION – KEITH HOW CAN WE MAKE THIS HAPPEN,” she added, directing the question at GQ pundit Keith Olbermann.

O’Donnell and Trump have a long and fraught history of back-and-forth criticism. Trump famously joked during a primary debate in the 2016 campaign that he had only referred to Rosie O’Donnell, and not any other women, as a “pig” in the past.

Since Trump’s inauguration, more than a dozen Russian operatives linked to the Kremlin have been indicted by Robert Mueller’s investigation for efforts to meddle in the 2016 election, but no members of the Trump campaign have been linked to the alleged operation.

Tags Donald Trump Donald Trump Martial law MSNBC Robert Mueller Rosie O'Donnell White House

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