Trump wanted ten­fold in­crease in nukes

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Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump said he wanted a nearly ten­fold in­crease in the U.S. nu­clear ar­se­nal dur­ing a gath­er­ing this past sum­mer of the na­tion’s high­est-rank­ing na­tional se­cu­rity lead­ers, NBC News re­ported, cit­ing three of­fi­cials who were in the room. Ac­cord­ing to the of­fi­cials present, Trump’s ad­vis­ers, among them the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Sec­re­tary of State Rex Tiller­son, were sur­prised and ex­plained to Trump why that would not be ad­vis­able.

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