US General Milley defends calls to Chinese during Trump presidency as effort to avoid conflict

//US General Milley defends calls to Chinese during Trump presidency as effort to avoid conflict

US General Milley defends calls to Chinese during Trump presidency as effort to avoid conflict

The top United States military officer on Wednesday defended the phone calls he made to his Chinese counterpart in the turbulent final months of Donald Trump’s presidency, saying the conversations were intended to convey “reassurance” to the Chinese military and were in line with his responsibilities as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.Some in Congress accused General Mark Milley of having overstepped his authority and urged President Joe Biden to fire him, but Biden indicated on Wednesday…

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