Witnesses in Bergdahl sentencing hearing emotionally recount rescue attempts

The former Army sergeant has argued that he didn't think he'd get a fair trial.
1:25 | 10/25/17

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The court martial of army sergeant though bird doll is now in the sentencing phase. Is Bloomberg. The sentencing was postponed on Monday after burn dolls lawyers argued president Trump's previous comments calling for his death may eighteenth the case that freighter. I good trader. Bush should have been execute it. It com he's got. The White House now says it's important to keep the military justice system independent. Today witnesses describe to the judge the military's all out effort to rescue burn down. After he disappeared from his base in Afghanistan in 2009. He was caught by the Taliban in held prisoner for five years prosecutors argue that bird dolls desertion foot soldiers at risk. And many were injured in the search to find him at least a ones suffering from serious brain trauma. Senior chief petty officer James hatch said he knew Americans would be hurt or killed trying to Feinberg they'll. Honesty and he tears up. Talking about getting shot in the leg and his service dog who shot and killed on the mission bird doll has pled guilty to charges of desertion and committing misbehavior before the enemy. But calls reports he was a trader insulting and apples and according to army officials he tried to escape from his captors twice. As he awaits the judge's sentencing decision verbal currently working desk duty at a Texas army base he could face up to life in prison. Not your early ABC news New York.

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