Top U.S. general regrets joining Trump church walk during protests
The head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff called this decision &# 171; error
General Mark Millie, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, called «a mistake» his decision to go to the church of St. John, along with President Donald Trump and other senior administration officials after violently dispersed peaceful demonstrators from there.
«My presence at this moment in this situation gave the impression that the armed forces are involved in domestic politics., – noted the general, speaking to alumni of the National Defense University. – As a career officer, this was a mistake that I learned from, and I sincerely hope we all learn from it.».
In recent weeks, a wave of mass protests swept across the country, sparked by the death of African American George Floyd, who died in police custody in Minneapolis on May 25..