Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 1:35 PM ET

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 1:35 PM ET

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National Audio 1:35 PM ET

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NAT063 - (US-Nuclear-Weapons) HALIFAX. x-09s. The top commander of U-S nuclear forces says he'll push back if President Donald Trump asks him to do anything illegal. Today, Air Force General John E Hyten told a panel at the Halifax International Security Forum that he and the president have talked about what would happen in a scenario like that. ("..about it.") (SOURCE: The Canadian Press)

TAG: In the event that Trump decided to launch a nuclear attack, Hyten says he'd provide the president with strike options, and the president would make his decision.

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NAT064 - (US-Nuclear-Weapons) HALIFAX. x-19s. The top commander of U-S nuclear forces says he and President Donald Trump have talked about what would happen if the president were to ask him to do something illegal. Today, Air Force General John E Hyten told a panel at the Halifax International Security Forum how that scenario would play out. …

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