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Legislation would limit Trump's nuclear option

Legislation would limit Trump's nuclear option

Since President Trump took office, military posturing and bellicosity between the United States and North Korea has escalated. In recent weeks, it has grown to include reciprocal threats of the use of nuclear weapons.

North Korean officials warned in mid-April that "a thermonuclear war may break out at any moment." Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work described two U.S. ballistic missile tests as "a signal … that we are...

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