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Speaker Pelosi called military chief about ‘unhinged’ Trump’s access to nuclear launch codes

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WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told House members Friday that she called Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Mark Milley to ask what was being done to prevent President Donald Trump from accessing nuclear launch codes, calling the president “unhinged.”



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The California Democrat’s move comes after calling for the vice president and Cabinet to remove Trump from office in the wake of his inciting his supporters to storm the Capitol on Wednesday in a deadly assault.

“This morning, I spoke to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley to discuss

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Nancy Pelosi Asks Highest-Ranking Military Officer How To Block Trump’s Nuclear Codes Access

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Friday she spoke to the country’s highest-ranking military officer about what can be done to prevent President Donald Trump from having access to nuclear codes.



a person wearing a suit and tie: Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi calls for the removal of President Donald Trump from office either by invocation of the 25th Amendment by Vice President Mike Pence and a majority of the Cabinet members or Impeachment at the U.S. Capitol on January 7, 2021, in Washington, D.C. Following a rally on Wednesday with Trump on the National Mall, a pro-Trump mob stormed and broke into the U.S. Capitol building causing the Joint Session of Congress to delay the certification of President-elect Joe Bidens victory over President Trump.


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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi calls for the removal of President Donald Trump from office either by invocation of the 25th Amendment by Vice President Mike Pence and a majority of the Cabinet members or Impeachment at the U.S. Capitol on January 7, 2021, in Washington, D.C. Following a rally on Wednesday with Trump on the National Mall, a pro-Trump mob stormed and broke into

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Pelosi talked to military chief about “unhinged” Trump’s nuclear access

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday that she spoke with the nation’s top military officers about preventing President Trump from launching a military attack or nuclear strike in his final days in office. The conversation came as Pelosi leads an effort to remove Mr. Trump from office less than two weeks before the end of his term.



a person wearing a purple suit: Speaker Nancy Pelosi And House Democrats Consider Impeachment Of President Trump


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Speaker Nancy Pelosi And House Democrats Consider Impeachment Of President Trump

“This morning, I spoke to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley to discuss available precautions for preventing an unstable president from initiating

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The Military Can’t Legally Curb a President’s Access to Nuclear Codes, Experts Say

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called Joint Chiefs Chairman Army Gen. Mark Milley Friday morning to discuss what she described as necessary precautions to prevent an “unhinged” president from accessing nuclear codes.

But experts and officials said there’s no place in the system for the military — or Congress — to intervene in a sitting president’s access to the nuclear arsenal.

“The situation of this unhinged president could not be more dangerous, and we must do everything that we can to protect the American people from his unbalanced assault on our country and our democracy,” Pelosi, a California Democrat, said Friday

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