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Editorial: Limiting the president's ability to launch an atomic first strike is appealing, but would be a bad idea

An editorial by the Los Angeles Times:

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Alarmed by President Trump's bellicose statements and impulsive governing style, two congressional Democrats have introduced legislation that would prohibit the president - any president - from launching a nuclear first strike without a declaration of war by Congress explicitly endorsing such an attack.

We too are dismayed by Trump's rhetoric, including his threat to rain "fire and fury" on North Korea. We shudder to think

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