Then-President Donald Trump, extends a hand to Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley (right) (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
The Hill: Trump calls Milley story ‘fake news’
Former President Trump on Tuesday blasted new reporting about Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley as “fake news” after the release of a bombshell passage from an upcoming book by veteran journalists Bob Woodward and Robert Costa.
Trump said the account written by Woodward and Costa in their book “Peril,” which is set to be released Sept. 21, was “concocted by a weak and ineffective General together with two authors who I refused to give an interview to because they write fiction, not fact.”
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WNU Editor: I hope the former President is right.
The idea that the nation’s top general (and others) colluded with China while circumventing civilian control over America’s nuclear forces is beyond shocking.
Update: Oh oh.
Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley has not commented nor has he denied these allegations at the time of this posting.