Skip to comments.Allegations Surface That In A Video From Mar A Lago The Nuclear Football Is Seen Carried By The Secret Service - But Is That The Nuclear Football?
Posted on 02/01/2021 9:16:41 AM PST by USA Conservative
The nuclear football (also known as the atomic football, the president’s emergency satchel, the Presidential Emergency Satchel, the button, the black box, or just the football) is a briefcase, the contents of which are to be used by the President of the United States to authorize a nuclear attack while away from fixed command centers, such as the White House Situation Room. It functions as a mobile hub in the strategic defense system of the United States. It is held by an aide-de-camp.
It is the closest modern-day equivalent of the medieval crown and scepter—a symbol of supreme authority. Accompanying the commander in chief wherever he goes, the innocuous-looking briefcase is touted in movies and spy novels as the ultimate power accessory, a doomsday machine that could destroy the entire world.
Officially known as the “president’s emergency satchel,” the so-called nuclear “Football”—portable and hand-carried—is built around a sturdy aluminum frame, encased in black leather.
Yesterday a video with Trump and the secret service surfaced and people started with the allegations that the Secret Service is carrying “Nuclear Football” and that Trump is still in control.
Our verdict that as much as people would love to see Trump in control again that's not the case anymore.
That isn’t a nuclear football, that’s just some guy carrying a briefcase. *Below* is a nuclear football being carried aboard Marine One by a uniformed military aide on January 29th when Biden flew to visit injured service personnel at Walter Reed. Image below:
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The Bent One left it behind on one of his junkets.
Must not be too important
Now, THIS is on the Far Side of the near-ultimate in Fake News.
Of course, when Bill Clinton sneaked out of the White House for nights of free sex without his staff knowing, nor with the military carrying the briefcase, or when he “misplaced” the briefcase so the weekly codes could not be updated by COMSEC from the military, “that” was ignored by the compliant national press corpse.
Yes, Biden is incompetent and near-senile. But he is at least compliantly incompetent! He will meekly just be pushed around signing blank papers for the photographers.
I’ve often doubted the nuclear football’s existence anyway. I hope we don’t have such a visible and popularly known device that can keep our nuclear missiles disabled if someone snatches it.
Of course not. It’s Trump’s diet coke button.
Joe Biden has the nuclear codes
It doesn’t. The football is just to speed the process while the president is not in the White House. At this point I’m not even sure it matters. The world is so connected. Back when the president could be unable to communicate for hours during various types of travel it made sense.
It exists with plenty of evidence, thankfully.
This website should be banned from this site and ignored.
The military carries the satchel - not the Secret Service.
This is the kind of stupid crap that does validate the accusations of the left. It is wrong and it should never be posted or given credibility.
There is no 4D chess. Trump is NOT the President and the nuclear football is NOT in Florida.
I think that the football no longer exists in a form that we the public can identify. sort of like the geen briar no longer being an emergency shelter for government. to many people became aware of its existance and tech changed enough that somting beter was done to handle the job.
Doesn’t anybody carry briefs in their briefcase and more.
Well, at least one of his minders has them.
Assuming this is being reported in the Babylon Bee...
In other words, about average for 'USA Conservative'.
Love that the link of Biden defiling Marine One has to have the standard YouTube “fact” telling us Biden is POTUS. Goebbels would be proud.
An Air Force officer carries that thing since they’re the ones in control of the nukes and any additional orders will be given to the Submarine command.
That’s a canvas or nylon computer bag, for crying out loud. Good Lord.
If a Secret Service person is carrying a briefcase, that briefcase is much more likely to contain a submachine gun than “football” materials.
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