The former president last week criticised Milley's handling of the US withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan in 2020 and said, without providing evidence, that "this guy turned out to be a woke train wreck who, if the fake news reporting is correct, was actually dealing with China to give them a heads up on the thinking of the president of the United States."
"I've been faithful and loyal to the constitution of the United States for 44 and a half years," Mr Milley said, in response to Mr Trump's claims.
"I've got adequate safety precautions. I wish those comments had not been made, but they were. And I'll take appropriate measures to ensure my safety and the safety of my family."
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