Decorated Navy SEAL on trial

Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher is on trial for allegedly stabbing to death a wounded, captive teenage Islamic State fighter in Iraq and then bragged about it with a posted imagery.
1:26 | 06/20/19

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they're putting hicks through hell. Thank you. And the trial of a former Navy S.E.A.L. On trial. Members of his own team turning him in. Here's will Carr. Reporter: Navy S.E.A.L. Edward Gallagher in that starch uniform, and his wife at his side, is fighting for his freedom. His former team members alleging that he shot at an ISIS fighter after he was captured. He said no one touch this teen, he's all mine. Prosecutors say Gallagher was supposed to treat him. Instead, he was said to kill him, and posed for pictures with his body. This is not a murder. This is a mutiny. This is a group of young disgruntled sailors that didn't like being told that they were cowards, and so they decided to conspire to take down the chief. Reporter: President trump has weighed in, saying he may pardon service members accused of war crimes, but only after their trials. If convicted, Gallagher faces life in prison. Thank you. Now to the case getting national attention.

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