Sumary of McConnell told Biden not to call Trump after the election, worrying it would send the erratic president into a fury: book:
- The nation’s top general, Mark Milley, was “certain that Trump had gone into a serious mental decline in the aftermath of the election,” the book said.
- Woodward and Costa wrote that Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, contacted his Chinese counterpart twice during Trump’s final months to assure him the US would not launch an attack on China.
- After a meeting on the issue in November, the book states that CIA Director Gina Haspel called Milley and said, “This is a highly dangerous situation.
- “Woodward and Costa also obtained a transcript of a call that occurred between Milley and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on January 8, two days after the Capitol insurrection.