Bob Woodward-Robert Costa 책에 따르면 “위험,” Milley는 1월 2일 이후 중국인 상대방에게 전화를 걸었습니다.. 6 폭동, saying he’d warn China if then-President Trump launched an attack. Neither Milley nor the 오각형 have denied the reporting.
Milley’s communication with 중국 is fuelling calls for his resignation and even allegations of treason by prominent critics. 하나, there was no mention of this growing controversy on CBS’ “국가에 직면,” NBC’s “언론을 만나다” nor CNN’s “연방 상태.” Both ABC’s “This Week” 과 “폭스 뉴스 일요일” addressed the subject.
In the new book “위험,” it is alleged that Milley made two secret phone calls, 그의 중국 상대에게 둘 다, Gen. 인민해방군의 리쭈청. 책은 전화 통화가 이전에 이루어졌다고 주장한다. 2020 presidential election on Oct. 30, 2020, and two days after the Jan. 6 국회 의사당 폭동, 1 월. 8, 2021.
책에 따르면, 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 to “attack.”
“Gen. 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, “위험,” which is set to be released next week. “It’s not going to be a surprise.”
이 책의 저자는 Milley가 Li에게 두 번째로 연락하여 미국이. 어떤 형태로든 진격하거나 중국을 공격하지 않을 것입니다., 밀리가 약속한 대로, “우리는 100% 꾸준한. 다 좋아. 그러나 민주주의는 때로 엉성할 수 있습니다.”
Those phone calls, 책에 따르면, 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 낸시 펠로시, D- 칼리프., 1 월. 8, the same day he called Li the second time. According to Pelosi, she spoke with Milley that day about “available precautions” to prevent Trump from engaging in military action.
폭스 뉴스’ Kyle Morris contributed to this report.