[See NewsBusters for more.] On Wednesday's Stephanie Ruhle Reports on MSNBC, Ruhle and PBS White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor were perplexed why Republicans are calling for Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley to be fired after it was alleged that, among other things, he promised his Chinese counterpart a heads up in the event of an attack.
The confusion came about because, according to Alcindor:
The most shocking thing is that people within the Trump Administration thought President Trump was crazy. They thought that he was someone who could not be trusted to head the military and to be the commander in chief of our country and that you had military officials taking extraordinary actions and having extraordinary conversations in order to try to protect the American people from what they thought was a president who was unstable and who at times they felt was mentally ill.