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 John TrumpNew Bob Woodward book will include details of 25 personal letters between Trump and Kim Jong Un On The Money: Pelosi, Mnuchin talk but make no progress on ending stalemate | Trump grabs 'third rail' of politics with payroll tax pause | Trump uses racist tropes to pitch fair housing repeal to 'suburban housewife' Biden commemorates anniversary of Charlottesville 'Unite the Right' rally: 'We are in a battle for the soul of our nation' 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 GoreWillie Brown now pleased Harris accepted Biden offer after advising against it Trump grabs 'third rail' of politics with payroll tax pause Will Pence choose partisanship over statesmanship in counting ballots? 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.”