In accordance with a brand new e book “Peril” written by Bob Woodward, Mark Milley, the Joint Chiefs chairman, informed China in a secret telephone name that he would give advance warning if the US was ever going to assault.
“In a pair of secret telephone calls (Oct. 20 and Jan. 8), Gen. Mark A. Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Workers, assured his Chinese language counterpart, Gen. Li Zuocheng of the PLA, that the U.S. wouldn’t strike, based on the brand new book written by Washington Post associate editor Bob Woodward and nationwide political editor Robert Costa.
On January 8, 2021, the identical day Milley reportedly spoke to China in a secret telephone name, CNN ran a story claiming Pelosi had gotten assurances from Milley there are safeguards in place within the occasion President Trump needs to launch a nuclear weapon.
In accordance with Fox Information, 15 individuals have been current when Milley known as China on teleconference in October, which was coordinated with then-Defense Secretary Mark Esper’s workplace (Trump ultimately fired Esper).
Milley launched a press release by means of a spokesman that confirmed the reporting within the new e book Peril by Bob Woodward and Robert Costa that acknowledged Milley had two conversations together with his counterpart within the Chinese language army that undermined President Trump.
Christopher Miller, Trump’s Acting Secretary of Defense from the 2020 election by means of Inauguration Day, known as Milley’s telephone calls an “unprecedented act of insubordination” in a statement to Fox Information.
“The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is the highest-ranking military officer whose sole role is providing military-specific advice to the president, and by law is prohibited from exercising executive authority to command forces,” Miller mentioned. “The chain of command runs from the President to the Secretary of Defense, not through the Chairman.”
“If the reporting in Woodward’s book is accurate, it represents a disgraceful and unprecedented act of insubordination by the Nation’s top military officer,” Miller mentioned, including that if the story of Milley’s “histrionic outbursts and unsanctioned, anti-Constitutional involvement in foreign policy prove true, he must resign immediately or be fired by the Secretary of Defense to guarantee the sanctity of the officer corps.”
“Pursuit of partisan politics and individual self-interests are a violation of an officer’s sacred duty and have no place in the United States military,” Miller mentioned, including that “a lesser ranking officer accused of such behavior would immediately be relieved of duty pending a thorough and independent investigation.”
“As secretary of defense, I did not and would not ever authorize such conduct,” Miller mentioned.
President Trump reacted to this information on Tuesday and mentioned if it’s true, it’s treason.