Let's deconstruct the president's statement. He said that's the first order he gave to his generals. He may be confused about this. The order included a call to "initiate a new Nuclear Posture Review to ensure that the United States nuclear deterrent is modern, robust, flexible, resilient, ready, and appropriately tailored to deter 21st-century threats and reassure our allies".
Sure, Trump is often whimsical and sometimes loose with facts on certain issues, but it's hard to argue that he is somehow in the wrong for wanting to protect our national security.
Probably not helping Trump's fragile ego this week was the news that the IL legislature recently passed a law naming Obama's birthday, August 4, "Barack Obama Day" across the state.
Detroit Tigers vs. Minnesota Twins
Matthew Boyd toes the rubber for the Detroit Tigers with the Minnesota Twins in town on Sunday afternoon. He is 5-1 with a 3.52 ERA against the Twins, the only major-league team he has beaten more than twice.
While Obama pledged billions of dollars to modernizing the arsenal, the program is in its early stages.
But there is "more continuity than there is change" during the review, Kimball said, and no official guidance is offered until after the review is complete.
Trump's historical bad approval rating today stands in exact contrast to the widespread support Obama enjoyed his first 200 days in office, as he worked to pass a series of landmark bills that helped rescue the US economy.
Venezuela rejects Trump talk of military option
Venezuela's foreign minister said Mr Trump's words had been hostile and disrespectful and risked destablising Latin America. Venezuelan Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino called Trump's talk of possible military action a "crazy act".
SEOUL - The South Korean government on Thursday postponed a formal survey on the advanced USA missile defense system deployed in the southern region due to a fierce protest by local residents. Only then will the Department of Defense revitalize the country's nuclear weapons.
Washington Post reporter Karen Tumulty said on Twitter that it was actually Trump's predecessor, President Barack Obama, who launched a $1-trillion modernization of the nuclear arsenal.
THE FACTS: Trump did order a new review of the US nuclear posture, in an executive order in January. A new generation is learning that America's nuclear arsenal is on a hairtrigger.
Tropical depression forms off the East Coast
If wind speed grows to 39 miles per hour , the National Hurricane Center it would become Tropical Storm Gert. Tropical Depression Eight formed a couple hundred miles northeast of the Bahamas on Saturday night.
North Korea Tension: Beijing Tries Balancing Act
The threat itself came after Trump warned of " fire and fury ", urging North Korea to abandon its nuclear ambitions. At the same time, some of the public's anxiety is about Trump and his off the cuff handling of the situation.
Nikki Reed, Ian Somerhalder welcome first child
In addition, Reed declared that she and Somerhalder are turning off their phones during that period. The couple first announced that they are having a baby last May, amid speculations from fans.