NBC Reports Trump Wanted Major Nuclear Arsenal Increase

U.S. President Donald Trump wanted what amounted to a nearly a tenfold increase in the country’s nuclear arsenal, he told a meeting of his national security advisers in July, NBC News reported this month. He reportedly made the request after seeing a downward-sloping curve on a briefing slide charting the gradual decrease in US nuclear weapons since the 1960’s. But the president has since denied the NBC report as “fake news,” and said he wanted the repository modernized. “We don’t need an Read More …