Saul Loeb / AFP via Getty ImagesService members stand on the South Lawn of the White House during the 2020 “Salute to America” event in honor of Independence Day in Washington, D.C., on July 4, 2020. (Saul Loeb / AFP via Getty Images)
More than 200 former military officers backed President Donald Trump in a letter warning that 2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden would usher in socialist and Marxist influences on American government.
“It can be argued that this is the most important election since our country was founded,” the 235 retired military officers wrote in the open letter, which was released Monday by the Trump campaign, according to Military.com.
“With the Democratic Party welcoming to socialists and Marxists, our historic way of life is at stake,” the officers wrote.
The letter continued: “We believe that President Donald Trump is committed to a strong America. As president, he will continue to secure our