Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, left, is welcomed at Offutt Air Force Base in Bellevue, Neb., on Sept. 14 by Gen. John E. Hyten, the head of Strategic Command, who would be in command of nuclear forces if President Donald Trump orders a strike on North Korea.
Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, left, is welcomed at Offutt Air Force Base in Bellevue, Neb., on Sept. 14 by Gen. John E. Hyten, the head of Strategic Command, who would be in command of nuclear forces if President Donald Trump orders a strike on North Korea. Nati Harnik AP
Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, left, is welcomed at Offutt Air Force Base in Bellevue, Neb., on Sept. 14 by Gen. John E. Hyten, the head of Strategic Command, who would be in command of nuclear forces if President Donald Trump orders a strike on North Korea. Nati Harnik AP

‘Adult day care’ isn’t enough. We need a law to keep Trump’s hands off nuclear button

October 11, 2017 12:00 PM

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