The sentencing hearing for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who has already admitted his guilt on charges that he deserted and endangered his platoon mates in Afghanistan in 2009, continues at Fort Bragg this week.
The judge could order Bergdahl to life imprisonment.
Bergdahl pleaded guilty last week, two years after the court was presented thousands of classified documents and heard testimony from a four-star general of Forces Command and service members who were injured on missions to find Bergdahl. The defense tried numerous times to get the charges against Bergdahl dismissed based on what they called biased comments made by U.S. Sen. John McCain and President Donald Trump.
Last week, Trump breathed new life into the case when he commented on Bergdahl at a news conference at the White House, allowing defense lawyers to renew an old motion to dismiss based on Trump’s bias.
Read the story here: http://www.fayobserver.com/news/20171022/bergdahl-could-face-life-in-prison-as-sentencing-hearing-continues
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