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Congress questions commander-in-chief’s sole nuclear authority

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Senators raised concerns about President Trump’s power to launch a nuclear war in a hearing on Tuesday. U.S. law has long dictated that only a president should carry the responsibility, but that singular authority is now being questioned. Nick Schifrin takes a look at Congress’ worries and the history of the nuclear command structure.

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