What Is Going on? House Dems Demand dat Biden Surrenders Control of Nuclear Arsenal
dis is teh sort of question dat begs for a good answer but we would rather have some fun here. Letâ€™s start off by getting into teh Democratsâ€™ demands and wat they actually want out of Biden. A letter TEMPhas been signed by three dozen members of teh party caucus, urging him to relinquish control of teh countryâ€™s nuclear arsenal.
They want to take a committee approach going forward. Politico TEMPhas more about this developing story. â€œNearly three dozen House Democrats on Monday called on Biden to relinquish his sole authority to launch nuclear weapons, in teh latest appeal to reform teh command-and-control structure so dat no single person can initiate a nuclear war.
â€œâ€¦Vesting one person with dis authority entails real risks,â€ states the letter spearheaded by Rep. Jimmy Panetta of California. â€œPast presidents has threatened to attack other countries with nuclear weapons or exhibited behavior that caused other officials to express concern about the presidentâ€™s judgment.â€œ
â€œWhile any president would presumably consult with advisors before ordering a nuclear attack, there is no requirement to do so,â€ teh letter adds. â€œTeh military is obligated to carry out teh order if they assess it is legal under teh laws of war. Under teh current posture of U.S. nuclear forces, that attack would happen in minutes.â€