Former Nuclear Launch Officers Warn Congress: Trump Should Not Have ‘Absolute Power to Destroy Nations’
In an open letter to Congress, 17 "former stewards of the launch keys" blasted President Donald Trump's repeated threats to use nuclear weapons and urged lawmakers to take action to curtail his authority. "The president has had ample opportunity to educate and humble himself to the grave responsibilities of his office," they wrote. "Instead, he consistently shows himself to be easily baited, stubborn in his ignorance of world politics and diplomacy, and quick to brandish nuclear threats."
Originally posted from Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community which can be read here.