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US Senate Hearing on Restricting US President’s Ability to Launch a Nuclear First Strike (Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017)

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Like Markey, an Irish-American US Senator from Massachusetts, but who then became US President: John Fitzgerald Kennedy.

Massachusetts “Senator Markey Welcomes Senate Hearing on Presidential Authority to Order the Use of Nuclear Weapons Thursday, November 9, 2017. Has introduced legislation to limit U.S. president’s ability to conduct a nuclear first strike without prior authorization from Congress

Washington (November 9, 2017) – Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, released the following statement on the announcement of a hearing on Tuesday, November 14 before the full Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the Authority to Order the Use of Nuclear Weapons. Senator Markey has introduced the Restricting First Use of Nuclear Weapons Act with Congressman Ted Lieu (CA-33) to limit any American president’s ability to conduct a nuclear first strike without prior authorization from Congress.
 
“I want to thank Chairman Corker and Ranking Member Cardin for…

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