The method of handing over the “nuclear suitcase,” which contains a set of launch codes for nuclear weapons, from current President Trump to Biden-elect has become known to the media.
The transfer will take place regardless of whether Trump attends the inauguration or not. “The briefcase is carried by an aide who is with the president at all times. It is usually handed over to an aide to the new leader. This happens during the oath of office.
However, the media note that Trump will hand over the launch codes in a new way. Most likely, for the first time in U.S. history, the two leaders will have two “suitcases”. Since Trump plans to leave Washington.