Biden has ‘complete confidence’ in top general after Woodward revelations – live
White House press secretary Jen Psaki has taken multiple questions about the revelations in Bob Woodward and Robert Costa’s new book, again expressing confidence in Gen Mark Milley, the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff.
Psaki drew a sharp distinction between the chairman’s relationship with Donald Trump, who incited a deadly insurrection at the US Capitol, and his relationship with Joe Biden.
“This current president, who follows the constitution, who’s not fomenting an insurrection, who follows the rule of law, has complete confidence in Chairman Milley and him continuing to serve in his role,” Psaki said.
Regarding Republican criticism of Milley, Psaki said, “I don’t think the president is looking for the guidance of members of Congress who stood by while the president of the United States and the …
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