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Mark Milley

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Mark Milley thought Stephen Miller was’a Rasputin character, always whispering devilish ideas in the king’s ear,’ new book says

Gen. Mark Milley thought of Trump advisor Stephen Miller as "a Rasputin character," per a new book. "I Alone Can Fix It" details a conflict between Milley and Miller over the George Floyd protests. Milley told Miller to "shut the f--- up" when the latter suggested to Trump that protesters were "burning the country down," per the book. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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Trump says Gen. Mark Milley should be’court-martialed’ if he thought the former president potentially sought a coup

Trump said that Gen. Mark Milley should be "court-martialed" if the reports are true that he feared a potential coup. "There was no talk of a coup, there was no coup, it all never happened," the former president said. Milley has been the chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff since September 2019. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. Former President Donald Trump on Friday said that General Mark Milley should be "court-martialed and tried" if he believed that the former president sought to carry out a coup, referencing an excerpt from a forthcoming book by Washington Post reporters Carol D. Leonnig and Philip Rucker.T...
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‘This is really f—ed up down here’: GOP Sen. Dan Sullivan called Mark Milley during the Jan. 6 riot and spoke against a tentative plan to evacuate senators, book says

Sullivan told Milley on Jan. 6 that a tentative plan to move senators by bus could present danger. Senators had already been rushed to a secure location within the Capitol after the riot broke out. Pelosi and Schumer later got on a call with Pentagon leaders to express alarm at the response. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. After Republican Sen. Dan Sullivan of Alaska surveyed the harrowing scene at the Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot, he called General Mark Milley and spoke against a tentative plan to evacuate senators by bus, an excerpt from a forthcoming book by Washington Post reporters Carol D. Leonnig an...
Donald Trump, Iran, Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman, Mark Milley, Nuclear, Politics, Strike, White House

Gen. Mark Milley reportedly warned Trump not to strike Iran:’You’re gonna have a f—ing war’

Gen. Mark Milley reportedly warned Trump not to take military action against Iran. Milley told Trump "you're gonna have a f---ing war" with Iran if the US striked, per a new book. The book by the New Yorker's Susan Glasser and NYT's Peter Baker comes out next year. See more stories on Insider's business page. Top US Gen. Mark Milley feared that former President Donald Trump would take military action against Iran at the end of his presidency and repeatedly warned him not to, according to reporting for an upcoming book on the Trump presidency published in the New Yorker on Friday."If you do this, you're gonna have a f---ing war," Mi...
Donald Trump, George Floyd protests, Mark Milley, News UK, Politics

Trump blew up at a top general over how to handle George Floyd protests, yelling’you can’t f—ing talk to me like that!’, new book says

Trump is got into a shouting match with Gen. Milley over racial injustice protests, a new book claims. An excerpt of a new book on Trump describes an expletive-ridden row between the two. Trump denies the conversation ever took place, calling it "fake news." LoadingSomething is loading. ...