In the wake of the Capitol riot, General Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, took covert steps to prevent President Trump from potentially ordering a military attack or launching nuclear weapons, a CNN Preview New book by Bob Woodward and Robert Costarisk”, reveals.
running news: According to Woodward and Costa, Milley believed the president had gone into “severe mental decline” after the election and worried that he “might be wicked.”
- On January 8, Milley called senior military officers in charge of the National Military Command Center to a secret meeting at his Pentagon office.
- There, Milley ordered the attendees not to take orders unless he was involved.
- “No matter what you’re called, you process. You process. And I’m part of that process,” Milley said according to the book.
of note: Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) issued a statement Tuesday calling on President Biden to sack Milley following revelations that Milley had “actively undermined the current commander in chief.” has worked.”