Joe Scarborough revealed this week that Donald Trump asked a foreign policy adviser why the United States can’t use its nuclear weapons.
Donald Trump has proven our concerns to be valid on whether we would feel safe with him as our next possible President of the United States.
Joe Scarborough, MSNBC anchor, divulged the unsettling news during an interview with Michael Hayden, a former NSA and CIA Director, on Scarborough’s “Morning Joe” television show.
“I’ll be very careful here,” he said. “Several months ago, a foreign policy expert went to advise Donald Trump,” Scarborough said. “And three times he asked about the use of nuclear weapons — three times he asked. At one point, ‘If we have them, why can’t we use them?”
As always, the Trump campaign is denying the claims to be accurate.
“There is no truth to this,” spokeswoman Hope Hicks said in an email to The Hill.
Paul Manafort, Trump's campaign manager, is also claiming that Trump's words regarding nuclear weapons were false, Mediaite reported.
It was "absolutely untrue, and in fact those security briefings haven't even started yet, that they were supposedly referencing," Manafort said.
He continued to defend Trump saying, "The idea that he's looking at—trying to understand where to use nuclear weapons just didn't happen. I was in the meeting. It didn't happen."
Trump has suggested that South Korea, Japan, and Saudi Arabia all obtain nuclear weapons.
The presidential nominee also said that he would consider using nuclear weapons in Europe, the Middle East or if they United States was attacked by ISIS, The Hill reported.
"I don't want to take cards off the table; I'd never do that," Trump said in March.
The likelihood of Trump winning the presidential election and possibly abusing the use of nuclear weapons is a frightening theory that most of us don’t want to come true.
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