在出现在 “生活, 自由 & 列文,” 孔查质疑伍德沃德和科斯塔的著作权是否取代了他们作为记者的责任
“伍德沃德和科斯塔——作为记者, not authors– did have an obligation to their readers, 对美国人民, to publish this information in the pages of The Washington Post at that time instead of waiting for the pages of ‘Peril’ nearly a year later,” Concha told 马克·莱文.
Answering Levin’s question with a question, Concha wondered whether the “nationally security implications” of Milley’s conduct should have pushed the Washington Post associate editor and national political reporter to push out the story as breaking news when they initially were aware that Milley was “going rogue” 和 “conducting his own foreign policy.”
Concha added that Milley’s conduct leading up to the 2020 选举, which allegedly included the halting of military exercises in the South China Sea, begged the question of what other information Milley may have withheld from 唐纳德·特朗普, 迈克·彭斯, and other former top-level officials during the prior administration.
Milley has been at the center of a firestorm amid reports he made two calls to Gen. Li Zuocheng of the People’s Liberation Army to assure him that the United States was not going to suddenly go to war with or attack China.
星期二, 王牌 expressed skepticism that Milley had gone behind his back to call Chinese officials, but said that such an act would be tantamount to treason.
The former president also described the idea that he would unilaterally attack China as “totally ridiculous.”
Later in September, Milley will testify in front of Congress regarding his calls.
“I think it’s best that I reserve my comments on the record until I do that in front of the lawmakers who have the lawful responsibility to oversee the U.S. 军事,” 米莉 说星期五. “I’ll go into any level of detail Congress wants to go into in a couple of weeks.”
福克斯新闻’ Jon Brown contributed to this report.