Milley-China calls weren’t authorized, Trump’s ex-acting defense chief says
Former acting Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller, who led the Pentágono from the period after the 2020 election through Inauguration Day, dijó el “did not and would not ever authorize” Presidente del Estado Mayor Conjunto Gen. Mark Milley to have “secreto” calls with his chino counterpart, describing the allegations as a “disgraceful and unprecedented act of insubordination,” and calling on him to resign “immediately.”
En un comunicado a Fox News, Miller said the U.S. Armed Forces, from their inception, tengo “operated under the inviolable principle of civilian control of the military.”
“The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is the highest-ranking military officer whose sole role is providing military-specific advice to the president, and by law is prohibited from exercising executive authority to command forces,” Miller said. “The chain of command runs from the President to the Secretary of Defense, not through the Chairman.”
Miller went on to reference the allegations, which are included in the book “Peligro,” co-written by Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward and Robert Costa, that Milley made two secret phone calls, both to his Chinese counterpart, Gen. Li Zuocheng del Ejército Popular de Liberación. The book alleges the phone calls took place prior to the 2020 elecciones presidenciales, el oct. 30, 2020, and then two days after the Jan. 6 Disturbios en el capitolio, el ene. 8, 2021. HAGA CLIC AQUÍ PARA OBTENER MÁS INFORMACIÓN SOBRE NUESTRA PRINCIPAL HISTORIA.
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Durham’s Russia ‘origins’ probe: Request for grand jury indictment may be hours away
Asesor especial John Durham, the federal prosecutor tapped during the Trump administration to investigate the origins of the Russia investigation, could be days – if not hours – from taking his case to a grand jury against a cybersecurity attorney for allegedly providing a false statement to the FBI, Fox News ha aprendido. But the clock is ticking.
Durham is zeroing in on a Sept. 19, 2016, conversation between the lawyer, Michael Sussmann, and an FBI employee, a source said. The statute of limitations expires this weekend and questions remain on whether he will have funding to continue his investigation past the end of the government’s fiscal year on Sept. 30.
Lawyers for Sussmann told Fox News on Wednesday night that their client is a “highly respected national security and cyber security lawyer” who served in the Justice Department during both Republican and Democrat administrations.
“señor. Sussmann has committed no crime,” ellos dijeron. “Any prosecution here would be baseless, sin precedentes, and unwarranted deviation from the apolitical and principled way in which the Department of Justice is supposed to do its work. We are confident that if Mr. Sussmann is charged, he will prevail and vindicate his good name.” HAGA CLIC AQUÍ PARA MÁS.
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– Senate Republicans demand Durham report be made public
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Utah investigators ‘not ruling anything out’ in double homicide near Gabby Petito incident
Utah investigators have not ruled out a potential connection between two high-profile cases in the scenic campgrounds around Moab – a grisly double-homicide that left newlyweds dead and an apparent lovers’ quarrel involving a woman who has since gone desaparecidos.
“We’re looking at everything, quiero decir, anything and everything that was suspicious around that time or we’re not ruling anything out at this time,” a spokesman for the Grand County Sheriff’s Office told Fox News on Wednesday afternoon. “So we’re just investigating the information as it comes in.”
Crystal Turner, 38, and Kylen Schulte, 24, were last seen Aug. 13 at Woody’s Tavern on Main Street in Moab. They were found shot to death in the South Mesa area of the La Sal Loop Road five days later.
Schulte worked nearby at a co-op grocery store called Moonflower – the organic, herb-scented bodega where Gabby Petito, 22, y Brian Laundrie, 23, got into an emotional argument that prompted a police response on Aug. 12.
The proximity of time and location prompted speculation that the two separate incidents may share another connection.
But there was no immediate evidence suggesting a connection. HAGA CLIC AQUÍ PARA MÁS.
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Alex Murdaugh to surrender to authorities after warrant issued, abogado dice
Alex Murdaugh, la Sur Carolina lawyer who allegedly arranged for someone to kill him in an effort to collect millions in insurance payouts for his son, will turn himself in to authorities Thursday, his lawyer Jim Griffin told Fox News on Wednesday evening.