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Former nuclear launch officers implore Congress to rein in Trump's ability to launch nukes first

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"Seven former nuclear launch officers have banded together to issue a public plea to Congress: rein in Donald Trump’s power to strike first. In a no-holds-barred public letter, they sound the alarm over “Donald Trump’s fitness to serve as commander-in-chief, with absolute authority over the nation’s nuclear arsenal.”The group issued a statement before the election, but were hopeful Trump would settle into the role once he took office. Instead they see things getting worse and they are publicly imploring Congress to act. Rep. Ted Leiu (CA-33) and Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) have introduced a bill to rein in Trump’s ability to launch without congressional approval. 

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