Political firestorm surrounding Milley's phone calls with China ignored on CBS, NBC, CNNサンデーショー

ボブ・ウッドワード-ロバート・コスタの本によると “危険,” ミリーは1月の2日後に彼の中国の対応者に電話をしました. 6 暴動, saying he’d warn China if then-President Trump launched an attack. Neither Milley nor the 五角形 have denied the reporting.


Milley’s communication with 中国 is fuelling calls for his resignation and even allegations of treason by prominent critics. しかしながら, there was no mention of this growing controversy on CBS’ “フェイス・ザ・ネイション,” NBC’s “ミートザプレス” nor CNN’sState of the Union.Both ABC’s “今週” そして “フォックスニュースサンデー” addressed the subject.

In the new book “危険,” it is alleged that Milley made two secret phone calls, both to his Chinese counterpart, 遺伝子. 人民解放軍の李Zuocheng. The book alleges that the phone calls took place prior to the 2020 presidential election on Oct. 30, 2020, and two days after the Jan. 6 国会議事堂の暴動, 1月に. 8, 2021.

According to the book, Milley contacted Li after he had reviewed intelligence that suggested Chinese officials believed the United States was planning an attack on China amid military exercises in the South China Sea.

General Li, I want to assure you that the American government is stable and everything is going to be OK,” Milley told him during the first call, the book said. “We are not going to attack or conduct any kinetic operations against you.

The book, excerpted in the Washington Post, also stated that Milley told Li that he would warn him in advance should America decide toattack.

“遺伝子. Li, you and I have known each other for now five years. If we’re going to attack, I’m going to call you ahead of time,” Milley added, as reported by the book, “危険,” which is set to be released next week. “It’s not going to be a surprise.

The authors of the book also claim Milley contacted Li a second time to reassure him that the U.S. would not make any type of advances or attack China in any form, as Milley promised, “私たちです 100% steady. Everything’s fine. But democracy can be sloppy sometimes.

Those phone calls, 本によると, were never mentioned to Trump, as Milley believed his mental state had declined following the election, something about which he shared his thoughts in a phone call with House Speaker ナンシーペロシ, D-Calif。, 1月に. 8, the same day he called Li the second time. According to Pelosi, she spoke with Milley that day aboutavailable precautionsto prevent Trump from engaging in military action.

フォックス・ニュース’ Kyle Morris contributed to this report.