Nuclear Stockpile About to Go Leaderless, Senator Warns Trump

US Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., is warning the new administration that unless it acts, an agency managing the nation’s nuclear stockpile will go leaderless after Friday’s inauguration.
Heinrich, a member of the Senate Armed Services Strategic Forces Subcommittee, sent President-elect Donald Trump a letter Tuesday urging him to keep senior officials in sensitive national security posts — including National Nuclear Security Administration leaders — until their replacements are in place. Continue Reading.