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Olbermann: US military will soon be controlled by 'scum' beholden to 'Russian scum'

Former MSNBC host Keith Olbermann says the U.S. military will soon be led by "scum" who are beholden to "Russian scum."  

Olbermann said on his GQ.com internet program on Tuesday that President-elect Donald TrumpDonald TrumpSenators given no timeline on removal of National Guard, Capitol fence Democratic fury with GOP explodes in House Georgia secretary of state withholds support for 'reactionary' GOP voting bills MORE's win "reduces the chance that we will have any future elections."

"The nation and all of our freedoms hang by a thread, and the military apparatus of this country is about to be handed over to scum! Who are beholden to scum! Russian scum!"

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Olbermann — who parted ways with MSNBC in 2011 before jumping to Current TV, a progressive media channel co-founded by former Vice President Al GoreAlbert (Al) Arnold GoreAl Jazeera launching conservative media platform Exclusive 'Lucky' excerpt: Vow of Black woman on Supreme Court was Biden turning point Paris Agreement: Biden's chance to restore international standing MORE — added that the United States is no longer "an independent country" due to Russian influence.

"As things are today, January 20th will not be an inauguration, but rather the end of the United States as an independent country," Olbermann argued on "The Resistance with Keith Olbermann," which began earlier this year.

"It will not be a peaceful change of power. It will be a usurpation, and the usurper has no validity, no credibility and no authority under the Constitution.”