Many who should know better have declared Donald Trump’s presidency a coup already, but for those not yet convinced, Ohio gubernatorial candidate Connie Pillich is offering hope by refusing to deploy the state’s National Guard as a distraction from Trump’s scandals.

The Columbus Dispatch reported Thursday that Pillich, a Democrat and former state representative, not only joined the call for a special prosecutor to investigate the president’s ties with Russia. Were she elected governor, Pillich said would not allow lives to be endangered in an unjust war declared to distract the American public from Trump’s many controversies.

Pillich repeated her pledge in a series of tweets Thursday afternoon.

Would it be legal? The Dispatch reports that Pillich acknowledged the move would likely end up in court, but it’s “a battle … she is willing to have.”

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