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EXCLUSIVE: Former military aide who carried ‘nuclear football’ for George HW Bush reveals a gaping hole in the security chain that could enable a ‘marauder to obtain the access card and pose as the president’ via Daily Mail

The Pentagon last week announced there would be a review of procedures for the nuclear football after Capitol rioters got within 100ft of Mike Pence on January 6  Retired military officer John Stufflebeem says the president’s ‘nuclear football’ is far more … Continue reading

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Trump’s COVID infection shows why it’s time to retire the nuclear football via Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

by Tom Z. Collina, October 6, 2020 President John Kennedy took powerful pain medications. President Richard Nixon was a heavy drinker. President Ronald Reagan had dementia. And now President Donald Trump has the coronavirus. These conditions can significantly impair one’s … Continue reading

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