BREAKING: Gen. Mark Milley Protected Nuclear Weapons From Being Launched By ‘Rogue’ Trump, Woodward Reports

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Joint Chiefs Chairman General Mark Milley became so concerned that outgoing President Donald Trump would go “rogue” that he took steps to prevent him from launching nuclear weapons, according to a new and forthcoming book from Bob Woodward.

Woodward is, of course, the award-winning author of many behind-the-scenes books about many presidents, and his new book (co-written by Washington Post colleague Robert Costa), Peril, is an account of the final days of the Trump administration.

First reported by CNN, Woodward and Costa report that Milley took “top-secret action to limit Trump from potentially ordering a dangerous military strike or launching nuclear weapons.” CNN reports:

Woodward and Costa write that Milley, deeply shaken by the assault, ‘was
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