Judge Jeanine Pirro and the panel on “The Five” on Wednesday discussed explosive allegations that General Mark Milley bypassed then President Trump and assured Chinese Communist Party General Li Zuocheng that he would warn Beijing of any potential strike from the United States
The panel noted that following the Capitol riot on January 6, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Became furious during a phone call with General Milley and demanded that Trump is not allowed to manage nuclear football.
“I don’t know who this guy thinks he is, that he has the power to call his equal in the Chinese Communist Party to tell Xi Jinping, we are attacking you,” Pirro said, adding that Pelosi ” shouted “apparently. to Milley following the chaos on Capitol Hill she blamed on Trump.
“He’s a politician – I don’t want to call him what I want to call him – but he’s a political person,” she continued.
Pirro noted that Milley’s role is one of advice, not of command, regardless of whether he is a four-star general in uniform.
“He has no command … and as if Afghanistan weren’t enough, we now need it to get him out of the Pentagon,” she said.
She added that if the general was “any kind of man,” he would have called for constitutionally mandated measures, such as pressuring the cabinet to invoke the 25th Amendment if he truly believed that Trump was unstable and potentially on the verge of going to war with the United States. mighty rival.
“The fact that he said [Defense Secretary Mark] Esper – that’s not enough for me, “she said.” Who the hell is he to call the Chinese? “
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Following a montage of media experts praising Milley as apparent safety against what they saw as an unhinged president, host Greg Gutfeld called one of the commentators – the former senior campaign strategist by John McCain 2008 Steve Schmidt:
“I don’t blame General Milley for all of this as far as I blame Donald Trump,” Schmidt said.
“It’s their cognitive bias,” Gutfeld replied, saying Schmidt and others, including MSNBC host Joy-Ann Reid, and ABC host and actress Joy Behar would just as quickly condemn people with which they disagree with having said the same thing as Milley in another sense. setting.
“This bag that barks nonsense [is] a person, “he said of Schmidt, saying people like him have” entered this emotional and delusional state. “