How many times did President Trump say ‘my good friend Xi'? Military combat against China was the furthest thing from the mind of President Trump in that sphere of geopolitical threat. President Trump was engaged with China on an economic level. Economic security is national security; that was the essence of his doctrine.
In this interview segment on Newsmax, President Trump affirms the absurdity of any report that he would have considered a military strike against China. WATCH:
If General Milley ever took such action, he should be charged. However, Bob Woodard and Robert Costa have a sketchy history of making stuff up; and then hiding behind anonymous sources.