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Oregon Rep. Tawna Sanchez & Oregon Rep. Karin Power: “The president should not have sole nuclear authority”(Comments Off on Oregon Rep. Tawna Sanchez & Oregon Rep. Karin Power: “The president should not have sole nuclear authority”)

December 4, 2017

Oregonians have a unique, complicated relationship with nuclear weapons, with a decommissioned nuclear production complex situated less than 50 miles from our northern border. The Hanford Site, established in 1943 as part of the Manhattan Project, manufactured the plutonium used in the nuclear bomb dropped on Nagasaki, Japan. Today, “the most toxic place in America” […]

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New Mexico State Senator Mimi Stewart: “Stopping our own nuclear threat”

Recently, Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., called the Senate Foreign Relations Committee together to investigate the president’s ability to command the use of nuclear weapons. It is heartening to see leaders on both sides of the aisle recognize the need to re-evaluate this dangerous and undemocratic policy. While President Donald Trump may extol the leadership qualities […]

Mississippi Representative Kathy Sykes: “President Trump should not have the power to kill us all”

One thing that we all can agree on, is that we all want a better life. Everyone deserves good schools, reliable public transportation, accessible and affordable housing, and affordable health care — it’s why I got into government in the first place, to fight for that kind of change. But, while most of us are […]

Tennessee Representative Karen Camper: “Corker right to question president’s power to launch nukes”

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker and I rarely agree on the issues, but it’s important to give credit where credit is due. This week, Sen. Corker chaired a hearing that every Tennessean — Republican and Democrat — should support. For the first time since 1976, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee began examining whether the American president, acting alone, should have the […]


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