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US and China reportedly scuffled over nuclear 'football' during Trump's Beijing visit

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A U.S. military aide carrying the nuclear football was reportedly blocked by Chinese security, resulting in a commotion.
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A Secret Service agent tackled a Chinese security official over the nuclear football when Trump visited China

A Secret Service agent tackled a Chinese security official over the nuclear football when Trump visited China

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Axios reported on Sunday that during President Donald Trump's trip to China in November, a Secret Service member tackled a Chinese security official.
The incident reportedly began when Chinese detail tried to prevent the military aide carrying the "nuclear football" from entering a room behind Trump.
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly intervened, and was grabbed by a Chinese security official, who was then tackled by a Secret Service agent.
The nuclear football was never in contact with a foreign official, and the Chinese security detail later apologized.
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