US Army General Mark Milley, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff mustbe tried for "treason " if a report claiming that he went behind the former president Donald Trump is back to call Chinese officials, Fox News host Sean Hannity said Tuesday evening.
Milley would have done two secret phone calls to his Chinese counterpart, General Li Zuocheng of the People's Liberation Army, ahead of the 2020 presidential election , say Washington Post Associate Editor Bob Woodward and National Political Journalist Robert Costa in their upcoming book , "Peril.
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The appeals are said to have taken place two days after January 6 Capitol Riot , with Milley who would have assured Li for the stability of the US Government. Miley also reportedly assured the Chinese general he would contact him regarding any impending attack by the United States in the final days of Trump's presidency.
"If this is true, General Milley would be a traitor to this country and should be tried immediately for treason, "Hannity said on her show Tuesday. "Warn America 's enemies before an attack?
Trump expressed a similar sentiment in an interview earlier Tuesday, where he told Sean Spicer on NewsmaxTV's " Spicer & Co "that if it 's was true, Milley probably committed an act of treason.
"The chain of command in this country, our constitution is clear," Hannity stressed. "The president elected by the people is the commander-in-chief. Not Nancy Pelosi and not the Joint Chiefs of Staff. If this is true, Milley and Pelosi must be held accountable. Don't expect Joe Biden to do anything. I doubt he can even understand the problem, "the host said.
Trump, in a statement released earlier Tuesday, called on Milley to step down, putting forward a theory that Milley allegedly made up the story himself. To deflect the debacle in Afghanistan and gave it to Woodward and Co sta, whom he described as journalists "who write fiction, not facts.