Skip to comments.Milley apologizes for taking part in Trump church walk: 'I should not have been there'
Posted on 06/11/2020 6:18:20 PM PDT by yesthatjallen
The nation's top military official has apologized for taking part in President Donald Trump's walk from the White House to St. John's Church for what eventually turned into a controversial photo op after authorities had used pepper balls and smoke canisters to disperse largely peaceful protesters.
"I should not have been there," said Gen. Mark Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, in a prerecorded video commencement address to National Defense University. "My presence in that moment and in that environment created a perception of the military involved in domestic politics."
"As a commissioned uniformed officer, it was a mistake that I have learned from," Milley said in the video address.
"His death amplified the pain, the frustration, and the fear that so many of our fellow Americans live with day in, day out," Milley said.
The protests that have ensued not only speak to his killing, but also to the centuries of injustice toward African Americans," he added. "We should all be proud that the vast majority of protests have been peaceful."
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He shouldnt be there is right. He should be in a pentagon sub-sub-basement collating files.
thought this was milley cyrus for a moment!
Trump has a ways to go in firing generals until he finds his US Grant.
He needs to be XO of the Northern Greenland weather station.
No it’s Milley Vanilley: the fake chief.
Fire his pansy ass.
Time to bring in ex-Rep. Allen West and reactivate his military commission and promote him to 4 star General.
Imagine Patton’s apology.
is he from Obama? Why isn’t he fired yet?
Whats all this, with the generals dissing Trump, the Defense Secretary dissing him, Lindsey supporting the Defense Secretary, the Senate Armed Services Commitee revolting against him...
Whats going on?
Patton would have shot this cowardly slug on the spot.
Were he ordered to be there? If’n he weren’t, then his bad.
Did this Mister General Milley Vanilli ever win any battles? Or was he the hero of a well-fought bottle?
The Kenyanesian Usurper ran off all the warriors.
Every General we have saluted the transgenderizing of our military.
The nation’s top military official should immediately become the nation’s former top military official.
Deaf. Dumb. Blind. Lying.
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