. Why the handover of the nuclear codes to Joe Biden will be unlike any other « JO LEE MAGAZINE

CTV – One of the heaviest responsibilities of the U.S. presidency is access to the so-called “nuclear football” – the codes that confirm a president’s identity and allow him to launch the country’s nuclear arsenal.

Physical possession of the codes is normally left to a military aide who trails a short distance behind the president, holding onto what is called the “president’s emergency satchel.”

Interesting commentary at CTV

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