Fri, 8 January 2021
Nancy Pelosi has indicated that Mark Milley, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has assured her that there are safeguards against an "unstable president" accessing "the launch codes" and launching a nuclear strike.
Jeffrey and Aaron discuss why that is wrong (and/or illegal), what the actual launch process is, and what the political strategy behind Nancy Pelosi's message may be.
Previous Entries in The Donald and The Nuclear series on executive power and nuclear weapons:
The Donald, The Nuclear, and No First Use
The Donald and The Nuclear 3: Tokyo Drift
The Donald and The Nuclear Goblet of Fire (And Fury)
The Donald and The Nuclear V: The Senate Strikes Back
The Donald and The Nuclear VI: Pushin' My Buttons
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