Civil Unrest, Deep State

Military Defends BLM Rioters Against Americans

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Mark Milley, tried to downplay the scale of the George Floyd protests in May 2020 and convince then-US President Donald Trump that the protesters were not “burning America down,” a new tell-all book “Peril” has claimed.

The general reportedly argued that major demonstrations only erupted in two cities and the number of protesters rarely exceeded 300. The George Floyd protests, staged under the Black Lives Matter (BLM) banner, would later grip almost half of the country for months, with many of them descending into riots, looting and, in one instance, result in the temporary expulsion of authorities from several city blocks in Seattle, Washington.

“They used spray paint, Mr President, that’s not an insurrection. […] We’re a country of 330 million people. You’ve got these penny packet protests”, Milley said according to the book, written by one of the Watergate reporters, Bob Woodward, and his colleague from The Washington Post – Robert Costa. Read more…

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