Milley’s Office Defends China Calls Detailed in Woodward Book: Was ‘Conveying Reassurance’ to ‘Maintain Strategic Stability’

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The office of General Mark Milley has responded to the serious allegations in a new book about his actions during the final months of the Trump administration.

The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, according to a new book from Bob Woodward and Robert Costa, was so worried about how unstable then-President Donald Trump was acting that he took steps to make sure Trump couldn’t launch nuclear weapons.

Another significant revelation is Milley reportedly calling his Chinese counterpart to assure the United States would not attack. Per the Washington Post:

One call took place on Oct. 30, 2020, four days before the election that unseated President Donald Trump, and the other on Jan. 8, 2021, two
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