US and South Korea postpone joint military exercise to facilitate stalled diplomacy with North Korea. Story came as @glubold and I were flying back to Washington with General Mark Milley, chairman of joint chiefs of staff @thejointstaff ) @FinancialTimes
"We're gathered today for a truly historic occasion. We're here to welcome our outstanding new chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Mark Milley."
#GenDunford : "Congratulations t @GENMarkMilley Gen. Mark Milley on his Senate confirmation to be the next Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. General Milley and I have served together multiple times to include our time together in combat. He will be a superb Chairman. 1/2
That’s the Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman to Trump’s right, looking like he’d rather be anywhere else.
Colin Powell, who served as George H.W. Bush’s Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman, discusses a quote from the former president about politics not needing to be “nasty”: “He lived by that. And I wish we could get some of that back in our system now.”