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Biden says he has 'great confidence' in Milley after book's revelations

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By Victor Reklaitis

President Joe Biden told reporters Wednesday that he had "great confidence" in Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley, with Biden's comments coming after a new book said Milley took top-secret action two days after the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol to limit then-President Donald Trump from potentially launching nuclear weapons. The book also says Milley twice assured his Chinese counterpart that the two nations would not go to war.

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