Published: Mon, October 16, 2017
Worldwide | By Gretchen Simon

Bergdahl says he will plead guilty to desertion, misbehavior before enemy

Bergdahl says he will plead guilty to desertion, misbehavior before enemy

The judge, Army Col. Judge Jeffery R. Nance, spent Monday morning asking Bergdahl questions to make sure he understands what he's pleading guilty to, and that his offenses carry a maximum punishment of life in prison.

Bergdahl was captured after walking off his base in Afghanistan in June 2009. Earlier this year, Bergdahl's lawyers said their client wouldn't be able to get a fair trial, citing dozens of comments about him that were made by President Trump, dating back to 2015.

Released from Taliban in prisoner exchange, ... During his five years in captivity with the Haqqani network - the same Taliban faction that held American Caitlan Coleman and her family hostage for five years until being freed last Wednesday - Bergdahl endured what one USA official called the worst case of prisoner abuse since the Vietnam War.

"We're exhausted of Sgt. Bergdahl, who's a traitor, a no-good traitor, who should have been executed", Trump told a crowd in Las Vegas on a campaign stop in October 2015.

"You know, it's just insulting frankly", Bergdahl said.

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Bergdahl also says he was confined for more than four years to a cage that was only seven feet long and six feet wide. The judge asked him one last time if he wanted to plead guilty, and Bergdahl replied, "yes".

Bergdahl, who's from Hailey, Idaho, has been assigned to desk duty at a Texas Army base while his case unfolds.

Campaigning for president, Donald Trump repeatedly called Bergdahl a "dirty, rotten traitor" and suggested he deserved to be executed by firing squad or thrown out of a plane without a parachute.

The second season of the widely popular "Serial" podcast focused on the case from his disappearance, the search and what was going through his head as the ordeal unfolded. He was not charged with any crime related to helping the enemy. They also say that two soldiers and a Navy SEAL suffered serious wounds searching for the sergeant in two separate operations.

After Bergdahl entered guilty pleas to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, the prosecutor, Maj.

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