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    Gen. Mark Milley Says He Has Taken ‘Measures’ to Protect Family After Trump Suggests He Should be Executed

    Gen. Mark Milley Says He Has Taken ‘Measures' to Protect Family After Trump Suggests He Should be Executed

    Gen. Mark Milley, the outgoing chairman of the Chiefs of Staff, said he will take “appropriate measures” to protect himself and his family after former President Donald Trump accused the nation's top uniformed officer of treason, suggesting he would have been executed in the past for his back-channel reassurances to China.

    Trump, who is running in the 2024 presidential race, claimed Milley would have faced death “in times gone by” for communicating with a Chinese general during the former president's tenure and that his departure from the Joint Chiefs position this week will be a “time for all citizens of the to celebrate!”

    Milley defended his communications in an interview this week for 's “60 Minutes,” where he also said that Trump's comments were not only a swipe at him but a denunciation of the as a whole, an institution that Trump claims to support but has also lambasted for “turning woke.”

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    “As much as these comments are directed at me, it's also directed at the institution of the military. And there's 2.1 million of us in uniform,” Milley said. “And the American people can take it to the bank, that all of us, every single one of us, from private to general, are loyal to that Constitution and will never turn our back on it, no matter what.

    “No matter what the threats, no matter what…

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