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U.S. soldier seeks charge dismissal over Trump comments

AUSTIN: U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, charged with desertion in Afghanistan, wants the case against him dismissed, saying he cannot get a fair trial now that Donald Trump, who has called him a traitor, is president, according to a court motion filed on Friday. Lawyers for Bergdahl, 30, submitted the motion on the day that Trump took the oath of office as 45th president of the United States on the steps of the U.S. Capitol in Washington. The soldier, who spent five years as a prisoner of the Taliban in Afghanistan…