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 TrumpSix big off-year elections you might be missing Twitter suspends GOP Rep. Banks for misgendering trans health official Meghan McCain to Trump: 'Thanks for the publicity' 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!"
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 GoreMcAuliffe on 2000 election: 'I wish the United States Supreme Court had let them finish counting the votes' All Democrats must compromise to pass economic plans, just like 1993 Amy Coney Barrett sullies the Supreme Court 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.”