The collision of US President Donald Trump and the local media has once again came in lime light. A U.S. news agency claimed on its report that Trump has told its generals that they need 10 times the increase in American nuclear weapons. Trump and the Pentagon have both rejected this report. Trump has said that he was talking about modernization of the military.
NBC News claimed in its report that in July Trump had asked its national security advisers to increase nuclear weapons. According to the report, Trump had talked of 10 times more nuclear weapons than the current number.
The US currently has 4000 nuclear warheads. In the 1960s, the United States had 32,000 nuclear warheads. According to the report, Trump’s order was to reach America’s position in the 1960’s.
There was a dispute after the report was released on Wednesday. Talking to reporters at the White House, Trump falsified this report. Trump said that I never said to increase nuclear weapons, NBC News News.
He said that I had spoken of modernization. Later, US Defense Secretary Jim Matisse also dismissed the report.