Since the left is nervous about President Trump’s temperament, Air Force Gen. John Hyten, head of STRATCOM (Strategic Command), reminded a Security Forum in Halifax, Nova Scotia, that an illegal nuclear launch could be refused. Of course, some of the more liberal news outlets wrote the headline like this: “General says he would refuse Trump’s Nuclear Order,” which is not exactly what he said.
The General stated that IF an illegal nuclear launch order were given, he would sit down with the President and talk about other options that are legal. He clearly stated that he had spoken with President Trump on the matter before.
“I think some people think we’re stupid. We’re not stupid people. We think about these things a lot. When you have this responsibility how do you not think about it?” Gen John Hyten
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