CHICAGO (NewsNation Now) — Only the president, also known as the commander in chief, can order the use of nuclear weapons. On Tuesday, we learned Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley tried to usurp that power in a brazen violation of the law, the military chain of command, and the U.S. constitution. Or did he? National security law expert Kevin Carroll and Mediaite.com founding editor Colby Hall weigh in.
Washington Examiner senior political correspondent David Drucker joins the show to discuss Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s defense of the Afghanistan withdrawal.
Rob Lockwood, a policy advocate and media strategist in Washington D.C., discusses a new study that reveals Instagram is harmful to teens.
Pablo Manriquez, the capitol correspondent for Latino Rebels, talks about Biden’s climate change initiatives.
Robert Patillo, a civil rights attorney and radio host, joins the show to talk about the California recall election.
Kristen Soltis Anderson, a pollster and a columnist at the Washington Examiner, discusses how the recall could impact other elections across the country.
Plus, singer-songwriter John Ondrasik talks about his new song, which criticizes President Biden and the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan.
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