House Speaker Pelosi says spoke to top U.S. general about restraining Trump

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Friday she spoke to the top U.S.

Reuters January 09, 2021 00:14:55 IST
House Speaker Pelosi says spoke to top U.S. general about restraining Trump

House Speaker Pelosi says spoke to top US general about restraining Trump

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Friday she spoke to the top U.S. military commander about taking precautions to ensure that Republican President Donald Trump cannot initiate hostilities or order a nuclear strike in his remaining two weeks in office.

"The situation of this unhinged president could not be more dangerous, and we must do everything that we can to protect the American people from his unbalanced assault on our country and our democracy," Pelosi said in a letter to colleagues.

(Reporting by Doina Chiacu; Editing by Tim Ahmann)

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