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Congress held a hearing about the authority of the president to launch nuclear weapons.
Three Democratic senators were very upfront about their thoughts.
“We are concerned, that the president of the United States … might order a nuclear weapons strike that is wildly out of step with US national security interests,” Sen. Chris Murphy said.

For the first time in over 40 years Congress held a hearing about the authority of the president to launch nuclear weapons, and three Democratic senators were very upfront about their thoughts.

While the majority of the senators at the Senate Foreign Relations Committee avoided directly mentioning President Donald Trump by name, instead choosing to talk about a president’s authority in general, Sens. Chris Murphy, Ed Markey, and Jeanne Shaheen had no problem either directly referring to him, or naming him outright.

Murphy, from Connecticut, was the first to directly talk about president Trump.

“Let me just pull back the cover from this hearing. We are concerned, that the president of the United States is so unstable, is so volatile, has a decision making process that is so quixotic, that he might order a nuclear weapons strike that is wildly out of step with US national security interests,” he told …read more


Source:: Businessinsider – Politics

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