Trump lashes out at America’s top military officer days before retirement

Former President Trump took to his social media over the weekend to lash out at Gen. Mark Milley over Milley’s recent remarks in an Atlantic piece on protecting the Constitution from Trump. 

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Trump lashes out at America’s top military officer days before retirement

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  1. 2
    D A L

    Miley is one of the most treasonous and destructive buffoons to ever be a joint chief… right up there with Curtis Lemay.

  2. 4
    Eddie Mulchy

    So, in several places on this page I related the 2 types of treason that General Milley, by his own words, committed. There not being any actual doubt about the actual definition of "Treason", I expected no one would contradict me. And I was right. It is a very simple definition, after all.

  3. 6

    This network is propaganda and us nit to be taken seriously and Milly can say Biden is competent I disagree. He sounded programmed by the left that's why he's no longer chief i'if staff and democrats live in a world Americans do not live in. Trump 2024.

  4. 7
    Trevor Wright

    That draft dodger Loser should be the one charged with treason. He or any of his criminal family couldn't make it an hour in boot camp. He's not good enough to even carry that brace heroic soldiers dirty underwear.. Salute to all of our soldiers and fallen soldiers. When are they going to put the 14th Amendment section 3 to use on that low life piece of trash?

  5. 8
    John Simon

    Biden and Milley are a Disaster! Stop lying about Trump ! Trump should sue you and the rest of Corporate Media! You are lying about Trump! Trump loves wounded warriors! You lie lie lie lie and cover up Democrat elite criminal s!

  6. 9
    Rick Nickel

    Treason can be punished with the death penalty. Warning an enemy of an impending surprise attack is considered treason.
    This is why the news media isn't trusted by Americans anymore.

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    To be fair general "Milley confirms that he spoke to Li and other world military leaders in October and in January. But Joint Staff spokesperson Col. Dave Butler said those communications were part of his normal duties and responsibilities "conveying reassurance in order to maintain strategic stability."

    Butler also said Milley did not break protocol in the way he got in touch with Li.

    "All calls from the Chairman to his counterparts, including those reported, are staffed, coordinated and communicated with the Department of Defense" as well as the U.S. security and intelligence community's interagency pipeline, Butler said.

    The Pentagon did not detail what Milley spoke about in his two conversations with China's top general — one of which reportedly took place days before the U.S. presidential election, with the other reportedly dating to shortly after the Jan. 6 riot and attack on the U.S. Capitol by a pro-Trump mob.

    Here's how the Post's national political reporter Isaac Stanley-Becker, who has read Woodward and Costa's book, describes the circumstances around Milley's actions in an interview with NPR:

    "Milley had reviewed intelligence suggesting that the Chinese believed the U.S. was preparing to attack at that time, and he feared a hair-trigger situation in which there could be miscalculation, or a preemptive strike by China in an attempt to fend this off or get ahead of it.

    "And at the time, there were tensions over military exercises in the South China Sea; these tensions were deepened by Trump's belligerent rhetoric toward China on the campaign trail. So [Milley] tried to assuage these fears by saying the U.S. was stable and was not preparing to lash out at China."

    In response to reports about Milley's actions as described in the book, Trump and his allies said the general's behavior was treasonous.

    If the accounts are accurate, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., said, "It was an act of treachery that posed a grave risk to our security & our constitutional order."

    The Pentagon also confirmed that Milley spoke to a group of U.S. officers about how to handle a potential order to deliver a nuclear attack in the wake of the Jan. 6 chaos, as Biden's victory over Trump was certified.

    According to Stanley-Becker:

    "Milley was concerned about checks in the system and ensuring that there wasn't some sort of improper, illegal or immoral action, as he put it to senior officers.

    "So what he does on Jan. 8 is to summon senior officers to review these procedures, and to tell them, 'The president has the authority to decide on action, but there are other steps, and I also have to be made aware of that decision. So whatever happens, clue me in.'

    "And it's this remarkable scene in the book, where he goes officer by officer, looks them in the eye and asks them to affirm that they understood his directions."

    Of that meeting, the Pentagon said Milley was performing his duties of ensuring that the military's leaders were "aware of current issues."

    "The meeting regarding nuclear weapons protocols was to remind uniformed leaders in the Pentagon of the long-established and robust procedures in light of media reporting on the subject," Butler said.

    "Gen. Milley continues to act and advise within his authority in the lawful tradition of civilian control of the military and his oath to the Constitution."

    Speaking to the right-wing news organization Newsmax on Tuesday, Trump said: "If it is actually true — which is hard to believe, that he would have called China and done these things and was willing to advise them of an attack or in advance of an attack — that's treason."

    Trump denied he had ever been planning an attack on China"

  8. 13
    ReflectDogs Love and Forgiveness

    So let me see if I get this mentality straight, Don't run by telling people how much better you can make their lives and what you can do to make the country better. Let's focus on Which person Which person is the worst? So I think the newscasters are very intelligently saying it's important that we pick the The least of the 2 worst people to run the country? That would be like somebody telling you you have won a prize, would you rather receive your prize by having me punch you in the nose or kick you in the groin? And by the way, just for you people that actually. Take the time to educate yourself before you make a comment.
    For a military leader, especially a high-ranking, to go behind the president's back and contact an enemy is considered treason. Punishable by death. You need to look it up, so you don't sound as ignorant as the man on TV.😮❤

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    Eddie Mulchy

    Milley IS a Traitor. Milley is also constrained by the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ), which REQUIRES that if there is a question of the legality of an order, that Milley SPEAK UP about it "then and there" and make his objections known. This is for the obvious goal of clearing up miscommunications about orders. Milley DELIBERATELY told no one, objected to no one, defied orders, broke the Chain of Command, contacted Chinese "Foreign Dignitaries" and communicated sensitive military information. So, yeah, Treason. TWO of the THREE types of Treason, to be specific. Look up the definition of the 3 types of Treason. Milley also violated UCMJ Article 88, and Article 194, and that too is easy to verify on the net.

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