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Thu Sep 28, 2023, 04:46 AM Sep 2023

Top US general taking steps to protect family after Trump death comments [View all]

Source: Reuters

September 27, 2023 9:09 PM EDT

Sept 27 (Reuters) - Outgoing U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley said on Wednesday he would take measures to protect his family after former President Donald Trump suggested he had colluded with China in an act he said would have once warranted death.

Trump last week criticized Milley's handling of the chaotic U.S. withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan in 2020 and said, without providing evidence, that "this guy turned out to be a Woke train wreck who, if the Fake News reporting is correct, was actually dealing with China to give them a heads up on the thinking of the President of the United States."

"This is an act so egregious that, in times gone by, the punishment would have been DEATH!" Trump said on Sept. 22 on his Truth Social platform. Milley assumed the chairman role in October 2019 during Trump's presidency and is set to step down on Sept. 30.

Asked about the comments during an interview on CBS' 60 Minutes, Milley said in a clip released on Wednesday: "I've been faithful and loyal to the constitution of the United States for 44 and a half years."

Read more: https://www.reuters.com/world/us/top-us-general-taking-steps-protect-family-after-trump-death-comments-2023-09-28/

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I can only imagine that... 2naSalit Sep 2023 #1
It's really telling that we have come to this COL Mustard Sep 2023 #2
"Who's next" indeed.. Permanut Sep 2023 #54
Someday Trump threats will be realized in court. gordianot Sep 2023 #3
I think that it's just a matter of time till someone gets killed due to tfg's insane rhetoric captain queeg Sep 2023 #4
Already done. Wednesdays Sep 2023 #35
For all of you here who criticize Cassidy Hutchinson, gab13by13 Sep 2023 #5
+1. n/t Mister Ed Sep 2023 #6
"No one has shown more courage taking on Donald Duck than Cassidy Hutchinson." BumRushDaShow Sep 2023 #8
That guy said last night gab13by13 Sep 2023 #10
The biggest charge BumRushDaShow Sep 2023 #16
Hey, I'm just telling you what he said last night. gab13by13 Sep 2023 #18
He says a lot of things. Doesn't mean they ALL hold water. paleotn Sep 2023 #26
It emphasizes what you said about Hutchinson BumRushDaShow Sep 2023 #27
Michael Cohen predicted before the 2020 election, wnylib Sep 2023 #34
And that interview was recorded Sep 24, 2020 BumRushDaShow Sep 2023 #38
Not really Major Nikon Sep 2023 #15
"his turn only happened when he had no other choice." BumRushDaShow Sep 2023 #19
I don't agree the info provided by a convicted liar was all that valuable Major Nikon Sep 2023 #32
" I don't agree the info provided by a convicted liar was all that valuable" BumRushDaShow Sep 2023 #52
You make it sound as if it were some big secret Major Nikon Sep 2023 #55
Well apparently none of a parade of AGs like Robert Abrams, Andrew Cuomo and Eliot Spitzer BumRushDaShow Sep 2023 #56
See these posts above BumRushDaShow Sep 2023 #39
Yep MorbidButterflyTat Sep 2023 #49
There was another who took him on early on moniss Sep 2023 #17
Yup BumRushDaShow Sep 2023 #28
Agree Rebl2 Sep 2023 #42
And yet, after all this, she is STILL a puke. So, no, I am not inclined to niyad Sep 2023 #53
There comes a point when Trump's death threats need to be taken more seriously by the Vinca Sep 2023 #7
Why is this not the equivalent of Trump making death threats? Lonestarblue Sep 2023 #9
We don't have laws to deal with domestic terrorists, gab13by13 Sep 2023 #11
We need similar laws here. I don't think the First Amendment was ever intended to protect Lonestarblue Sep 2023 #14
THIS!!!!!!!! eom BlueMTexpat Sep 2023 #21
+1 SouthernDem4ever Sep 2023 #36
"I understand that he is not saying 'I will kill you,'" BumRushDaShow Sep 2023 #12
Dotard ensured that his adult children got an extra six months of SS protection. keithbvadu2 Sep 2023 #20
Here was the law BumRushDaShow Sep 2023 #22
People who are moved by his words to take measures to protect themselves... thesquanderer Sep 2023 #25
That's probably harder to prove BumRushDaShow Sep 2023 #29
Kinda rich coming from someone who led a no-shit seditious movement Major Nikon Sep 2023 #13
Using his own logic, tfg himself should be subject to the same solution yonder Sep 2023 #23
If anyone thinks Gen. Milley measures will only be defensive Aviation Pro Sep 2023 #24
It would be so cool MorbidButterflyTat Sep 2023 #51
Good for him! Hope22 Sep 2023 #30
The harrassment moniss Sep 2023 #31
...it knows no limits! Hope22 Sep 2023 #33
There was a cartoon of Trump 'almost' calling for execution of those who cross him. keithbvadu2 Sep 2023 #37
Milley's crime? Kid Berwyn Sep 2023 #40
The projection on the part of TFG is thick. He's the one who played fast and loose with top secrets ffr Sep 2023 #41
When does the courts act ? republianmushroom Sep 2023 #43
I know who deserves death. N/T tonekat Sep 2023 #44
Sickening....the orange mass walks free spreading violence and hate against Americans PortTack Sep 2023 #45
Dumpster Fire even put in a "way out" if something does happen. 4lbs Sep 2023 #46
Kick BlueWavePsych Sep 2023 #47
So the Golden SpamWyzer Sep 2023 #48
These families all need to sue Trump for security costs, mental anguish, Liberty Belle Sep 2023 #50
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