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General Milley feared Trump was suffering 'serious mental decline' and secretly took action to prevent him from launching nuclear strike:
New book
 

Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley was so shaken by the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection that he took top-secret action to prevent former president Donald Trump from launching nuclear weapons or carrying out another dangerous military attack, according to a new book by legendary journalist Bob Woodward and veteran Washington Post reporter Robert Costa.

"You never know what a president's trigger point is," Milley told his senior staff.
Milley, the nation's top general, feared Trump would "go rogue," and he "was certain that Trump had gone into a serious mental decline in the aftermath of the election," Woodward and Costa wrote."In response, Milley took extraordinary action, and called a secret meeting in his Pentagon office on January 8 to review the process for military action, including launching nuclear weapons," CNN reported Tuesday afternoon.

"Speaking to senior military officials in charge of the National Military Command Center, the Pentagon's war room, Milley instructed them not to take orders from anyone unless he was involved."Milley reportedly told the officers: "No matter what you are told, you do the procedure. You do the process. And I'm part of that procedure," before going around the room, looking each of them in the eye and asking if they understood.Milley took the dramatic step following a phone call with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in which she pushed back after he tried to assure her the nation's nuclear weapons were safe."What I'm saying to you is that if they couldn't even stop him from an assault on the Capitol, who even knows what else he may do?" Pelosi said, according to a transcript of the call obtained by Woodward and Costa.

"And is there anybody in charge at the White House who was doing anything but kissing his fat butt all over this? You know he's crazy. He's been crazy for a long time."Milley responded by saying he agreed with Pelosi "on everything," before getting off the phone and telling other top officials — including the CIA director and the National Security Agency chief — to "aggressively watch everything, 360.

""Milley was overseeing the mobilization of America's national security state without the knowledge of the American people or the rest of the world," Woodward and Costa wrote.

Woodward and Costa's book, "Peril," is scheduled to be released next Tuesday.

 
 
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I was worried about that during the Senile raygun and the AWOL Oil Puppet years, as much as I was with the Impeached Ignorant ConMans..ya never know with these crazy *** republiKlans

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Benson13 » 14 Sep 2021, 11:51 am » wrote: General Milley feared Trump was suffering 'serious mental decline' and secretly took action to prevent him from launching nuclear strike:
New book
 

Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley was so shaken by the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection that he took top-secret action to prevent former president Donald Trump from launching nuclear weapons or carrying out another dangerous military attack, according to a new book by legendary journalist Bob Woodward and veteran Washington Post reporter Robert Costa.

"You never know what a president's trigger point is," Milley told his senior staff.
Milley, the nation's top general, feared Trump would "go rogue," and he "was certain that Trump had gone into a serious mental decline in the aftermath of the election," Woodward and Costa wrote."In response, Milley took extraordinary action, and called a secret meeting in his Pentagon office on January 8 to review the process for military action, including launching nuclear weapons," CNN reported Tuesday afternoon.

"Speaking to senior military officials in charge of the National Military Command Center, the Pentagon's war room, Milley instructed them not to take orders from anyone unless he was involved."Milley reportedly told the officers: "No matter what you are told, you do the procedure. You do the process. And I'm part of that procedure," before going around the room, looking each of them in the eye and asking if they understood.Milley took the dramatic step following a phone call with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in which she pushed back after he tried to assure her the nation's nuclear weapons were safe."What I'm saying to you is that if they couldn't even stop him from an assault on the Capitol, who even knows what else he may do?" Pelosi said, according to a transcript of the call obtained by Woodward and Costa.

"And is there anybody in charge at the White House who was doing anything but kissing his fat butt all over this? You know he's crazy. He's been crazy for a long time."Milley responded by saying he agreed with Pelosi "on everything," before getting off the phone and telling other top officials — including the CIA director and the National Security Agency chief — to "aggressively watch everything, 360.

""Milley was overseeing the mobilization of America's national security state without the knowledge of the American people or the rest of the world," Woodward and Costa wrote.

Woodward and Costa's book, "Peril," is scheduled to be released next Tuesday.

If he was shaken by Jan 6th it is no wonder that the withdrawal from Afghanistan was such an enormous ****.  I would hate to see him during a real insurrection.  

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'You know he's crazy'

Milley's fear was based on his own observations of Trump's erratic behavior. His concern was magnified by the events of January 6 and the 'extraordinary risk' the situation posed to US national security, the authors write.

Milley had already had two back-channel phone calls with China's top general, who was on high alert over the chaos in the US.

Then Milley received a blunt phone call from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, according to the book. Woodward and Costa exclusively obtained a transcript of the call, during which Milley tried to reassure Pelosi that the nuclear weapons were safe.
Pelosi pushed back.

"What I'm saying to you is that if they couldn't even stop him from an assault on the Capitol, who even knows what else he may do? And is there anybody in charge at the White House who was doing anything but kissing his fat butt all over this?"

Pelosi continued, "You know he's crazy. He's been crazy for a long time."

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Trump going rogue

Milley's fear that Trump could do something unpredictable came from experience. Right after Trump lost the election, Milley discovered the President had signed a military order to withdraw all troops from Afghanistan by January 15, 2021, before he left the White House.

The memo had been secretly drafted by two Trump loyalists. No one on the national security team knew about it, according to the book. The memo was eventually nullified, but Milley could not forget that Trump had done an end run around his top military advisers.

Woodward and Costa write that after January 6, Milley 'felt no absolute certainty that the military could control or trust Trump and believed it was his job as the senior military officer to think the unthinkable and take any and all necessary precautions.'

Milley called it the 'absolute darkest moment of theoretical possibility,' the authors write.

"Peril" is one of several books released this year that have documented the tumultuous final days of Trump's presidency.

In "I Alone Can Fix It," Washington Post reporters Phil Rucker and Carol Leonnig detailed how Milley discussed a plan with the Joint Chiefs to resist potential illegal orders from Trump amid fears that he or his allies might attempt a coup.
 

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'We're going to bury Biden on January 6th'


"Peril" offers a behind-the-scenes account of Trump's refusal to concede the election and how those around him tried -- and failed -- to contain his desperation.

On November 4, the day after the election, Trump seemed privately ready to acknowledge defeat, asking adviser Kellyanne Conway, "How the hell did we lose the vote to Joe Biden?" But after making phone calls to loyalists, including Rudy Giuliani, Trump embraced the false and damaging conspiracy theories of election fraud.

Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump took a light touch, the authors write, and Kushner told aides he did not want to be the point person for an intervention. Then-Attorney General William Barr tried to talk sense into Trump, telling him the claims of fraud were bogus. "The problem is this stuff about the voting machines is just ****," Barr said, according to the book.

"Your team is a bunch of clowns," he told Trump.

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According to the book, a key figure from Trump's earliest days as president reemerged: former White House adviser Steve Bannon. The authors write that Bannon, who had been indicted in April 2020 and later pardoned by Trump, played a critical role in the events leading up to January 6.

On December 30, Bannon convinced Trump to come back to the White House from Mar-a-Lago to prepare for the events of January 6, the date Congress would certify the election results.

"You've got to return to Washington and make a dramatic return today," Bannon told Trump, according to the book. "You've got to call Pence off the **** ski slopes and get him back here today. This is a crisis."

The authors write that Bannon told Trump that January 6 was "the moment for reckoning."

"People are going to go, 'What the **** is going on here?' " Bannon believed. "We're going to bury Biden on January 6th, **** bury him," Bannon said.
 

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They are all NUTZ! Affirmative, Reinhard? :lol:   :lol:  
https://youtu.be/mzddAYYDZkk
 

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Trump to Pence: 'I don't want to be your friend anymore'


"Peril" also describes the tense encounter in the Oval Office on January 5 when Trump pressured Pence to overturn the results of the election. While the showdown went on inside, the two men could hear MAGA supporters cheering and chanting outside near Pennsylvania Avenue.

"If these people say you had the power, wouldn't you want to?" Trump asked.

"I wouldn't want any one person to have that authority," Pence said.

"But wouldn't it be almost cool to have that power?" Trump asked, according to Woodward and Costa.

"No," Pence said. He went on, "I've done everything I could and then some to find a way around this. It's simply not possible."
When Pence did not budge, Trump turned on him.

"No, no, no!" Trump shouted, according to the authors. "You don't understand, Mike. You can do this. I don't want to be your friend anymore if you don't do this."

Trump called Pence again the morning of January 6. "If you don't do it, I picked the wrong man four years ago," Trump said, according to the authors. "You're going to wimp out," he said, his anger visible to others in the office.

Even though Pence stood up to Trump in the end, "Peril" reveals that after four years of abject loyalty, he struggled with the decision.

Woodward and Costa write that Pence reached out to Dan Quayle, who had been the vice president to George H.W. Bush, seeking his advice.

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Too bad the rednecks don't read...

https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/peril- ... 1140023132

Hardcover
$22.49

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Benson13 » 14 Sep 2021, 11:51 am » wrote: General Milley feared Trump was suffering 'serious mental decline' and secretly took action to prevent him from launching nuclear strike:
New book
 

Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley was so shaken by the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection that he took top-secret action to prevent former president Donald Trump from launching nuclear weapons or carrying out another dangerous military attack, according to a new book by legendary journalist Bob Woodward and veteran Washington Post reporter Robert Costa.

"You never know what a president's trigger point is," Milley told his senior staff.
Milley, the nation's top general, feared Trump would "go rogue," and he "was certain that Trump had gone into a serious mental decline in the aftermath of the election," Woodward and Costa wrote."In response, Milley took extraordinary action, and called a secret meeting in his Pentagon office on January 8 to review the process for military action, including launching nuclear weapons," CNN reported Tuesday afternoon.

"Speaking to senior military officials in charge of the National Military Command Center, the Pentagon's war room, Milley instructed them not to take orders from anyone unless he was involved."Milley reportedly told the officers: "No matter what you are told, you do the procedure. You do the process. And I'm part of that procedure," before going around the room, looking each of them in the eye and asking if they understood.Milley took the dramatic step following a phone call with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in which she pushed back after he tried to assure her the nation's nuclear weapons were safe."What I'm saying to you is that if they couldn't even stop him from an assault on the Capitol, who even knows what else he may do?" Pelosi said, according to a transcript of the call obtained by Woodward and Costa.

"And is there anybody in charge at the White House who was doing anything but kissing his fat butt all over this? You know he's crazy. He's been crazy for a long time."Milley responded by saying he agreed with Pelosi "on everything," before getting off the phone and telling other top officials — including the CIA director and the National Security Agency chief — to "aggressively watch everything, 360.

""Milley was overseeing the mobilization of America's national security state without the knowledge of the American people or the rest of the world," Woodward and Costa wrote.

Woodward and Costa's book, "Peril," is scheduled to be released next Tuesday.
Wow!

How absolutely scary someone of that mental illness was able to become a top general in our military. 

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nuckinfutz » 14 Sep 2021, 12:41 pm » wrote: They are all NUTZ! Affirmative, Reinhard? Image   Image  
https://youtu.be/mzddAYYDZkk
When Russian General PISSOFF heard of this heinous plot, he was not amused!
"Vel then, ve must be ze ones to drop the bomb first!"
:lol:   :lol:   :lol:  
https://youtu.be/vuP6KbIsNK4
 

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""independent"....LMAO....sure..sure...ok...yea right


you're so far up trumps FAT CORUPT IGNORANT ***, you can't see straight

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Benson13 » 14 Sep 2021, 11:51 am » wrote: General Milley feared Trump was suffering 'serious mental decline' and secretly took action to prevent him from launching nuclear strike:
New book
 

Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley was so shaken by the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection that he took top-secret action to prevent former president Donald Trump from launching nuclear weapons or carrying out another dangerous military attack, according to a new book by legendary journalist Bob Woodward and veteran Washington Post reporter Robert Costa.

"You never know what a president's trigger point is," Milley told his senior staff.
Milley, the nation's top general, feared Trump would "go rogue," and he "was certain that Trump had gone into a serious mental decline in the aftermath of the election," Woodward and Costa wrote."In response, Milley took extraordinary action, and called a secret meeting in his Pentagon office on January 8 to review the process for military action, including launching nuclear weapons," CNN reported Tuesday afternoon.

"Speaking to senior military officials in charge of the National Military Command Center, the Pentagon's war room, Milley instructed them not to take orders from anyone unless he was involved."Milley reportedly told the officers: "No matter what you are told, you do the procedure. You do the process. And I'm part of that procedure," before going around the room, looking each of them in the eye and asking if they understood.Milley took the dramatic step following a phone call with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in which she pushed back after he tried to assure her the nation's nuclear weapons were safe."What I'm saying to you is that if they couldn't even stop him from an assault on the Capitol, who even knows what else he may do?" Pelosi said, according to a transcript of the call obtained by Woodward and Costa.

"And is there anybody in charge at the White House who was doing anything but kissing his fat butt all over this? You know he's crazy. He's been crazy for a long time."Milley responded by saying he agreed with Pelosi "on everything," before getting off the phone and telling other top officials — including the CIA director and the National Security Agency chief — to "aggressively watch everything, 360.

""Milley was overseeing the mobilization of America's national security state without the knowledge of the American people or the rest of the world," Woodward and Costa wrote.

Woodward and Costa's book, "Peril," is scheduled to be released next Tuesday.
Sounds like Gen Milley committed a crime.
 

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Benson13 » 14 Sep 2021, 11:51 am » wrote: General Milley feared Trump was suffering 'serious mental decline' and secretly took action to prevent him from launching nuclear strike:
New book
 

Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley was so shaken by the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection that he took top-secret action to prevent former president Donald Trump from launching nuclear weapons or carrying out another dangerous military attack, according to a new book by legendary journalist Bob Woodward and veteran Washington Post reporter Robert Costa.

"You never know what a president's trigger point is," Milley told his senior staff.
Milley, the nation's top general, feared Trump would "go rogue," and he "was certain that Trump had gone into a serious mental decline in the aftermath of the election," Woodward and Costa wrote."In response, Milley took extraordinary action, and called a secret meeting in his Pentagon office on January 8 to review the process for military action, including launching nuclear weapons," CNN reported Tuesday afternoon.

"Speaking to senior military officials in charge of the National Military Command Center, the Pentagon's war room, Milley instructed them not to take orders from anyone unless he was involved."Milley reportedly told the officers: "No matter what you are told, you do the procedure. You do the process. And I'm part of that procedure," before going around the room, looking each of them in the eye and asking if they understood.Milley took the dramatic step following a phone call with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in which she pushed back after he tried to assure her the nation's nuclear weapons were safe."What I'm saying to you is that if they couldn't even stop him from an assault on the Capitol, who even knows what else he may do?" Pelosi said, according to a transcript of the call obtained by Woodward and Costa.

"And is there anybody in charge at the White House who was doing anything but kissing his fat butt all over this? You know he's crazy. He's been crazy for a long time."Milley responded by saying he agreed with Pelosi "on everything," before getting off the phone and telling other top officials — including the CIA director and the National Security Agency chief — to "aggressively watch everything, 360.

""Milley was overseeing the mobilization of America's national security state without the knowledge of the American people or the rest of the world," Woodward and Costa wrote.

Woodward and Costa's book, "Peril," is scheduled to be released next Tuesday.
This is called sedition and acts as further proof there was a deep state acting against Trump. While that might comfort some in the ****** hat wearing set, it should alarm all real Americans. 
 

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Cedar » 14 Sep 2021, 1:19 pm » wrote: Sounds like Gen Milley committed a crime.
Yep, and betrayed an oath.
 
 
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Benson13 » 14 Sep 2021, 1:13 pm » wrote: ""independent"....LMAO....sure..sure...ok...yea right

you're so far up trumps FAT CORUPT IGNORANT ***, you can't see straight
You don’t think what Milley did was bizarre?  

You’re the crazy one. 

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Neo » 14 Sep 2021, 1:36 pm » wrote: This is called sedition and acts as further proof there was a deep state acting against Trump. While that might comfort some in the ****** hat wearing set, it should alarm all real Americans.
Yup. 

He reached out secretly to China’s military. Holy ****. 

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Independent » 14 Sep 2021, 1:38 pm » wrote: Yup. 

He reached out secretly to China’s military. Holy ****.
If a General did this to Biden, fearing his obvious age related mental decline, I would expect them to be court marshaled and tried for sedition. The fact some cheer this or take comfort is alarming. 
 

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Independent » 14 Sep 2021, 1:38 pm » wrote: Yup. 

He reached out secretly to China’s military. Holy ****.
You are a LIAR why do you PATHETIC TreasonMobkeys LIE so GD ALWAYS?

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