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Biden White House Has ‘Complete Confidence’ in Gen. Milley Following Bombshell Allegations

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White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki on Wednesday said that President Joe Biden has “complete confidence” in Joint Chiefs Chairman Mark Milley following revelations that he took steps to avert a surprise military strike during the final days of Donald Trump’s presidency.

Psaki’s remarks came shortly after a spokesperson from Milley’s office released a statement defending the general’s conversations with his Chinese military counterpart, saying that the nation’s top military officer had acted constitutionally and within his appointed role.

Recently released excerpts from the upcoming book Peril, by Bob Woodward and Robert Costa, revealed that during the last fraught days of the Trump years, Milley believed that the then-president was in “serious mental decline” and could possibly “go rogue” following the Jan. 6 riots.

According to the book, Milley was so concerned about Trump’s instability that he........

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