Trump NBC Attack Follows Criticism Of Time Warner's CNN, Amazon


Trump NBC Attack Follows Criticism Of Time Warner's CNN, Amazon

During his speech before the United Nations General Assembly last month, Trump made no distinction between the King Jong-un regime and the North Korea people and said his administration is willing to "totally destroy North Korea".

Just hours after one of America's biggest news networks reported Donald Trump wanted a tenfold increase in U.S. nuclear weapons, he threatened to strip them of their broadcasting licence.

The president was reacting to an NBC News report that he pushed senior aides for a major expansion of the US nuclear arsenal.

Trump's alleged desire for a larger US nuclear arsenal is, according to reports, what caused Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to call the president a "moron". The FCC also didn't immediately comment.

And President Barack Obama's Department of Justice seized Associated Press phone records in what the wire service called "serious interference with AP's constitutional rights to gather and report the news".

'He's all in for modernization, ' one official told the network. As of September 1, the USA had 1,393 and Russian Federation had 1,561.

Trump told Reuters in February that he wanted to ensure that the usa nuclear arsenal was at the "top of the pack".

"They don't exist", he said.

According to the Federation of American Scientists, the United States has approximately 4,000 nuclear warheads in its military stockpile.

When the meeting occurred, however, White told reporters it "covered the planet", and that the president's advisers "went around the world", to discuss challenges and opportunities for the country.

Russian Federation has a stockpile estimated at 7,000, according to the Arms Control Association.

Trump's tweet "is not a meaningful threat", Schwartzman also said.

The remarks are apparently referencing the Federal Communications Commissions' (FCC) licensing policies, which allow companies like NBC and CNN to use public airwaves to broadcast their programs.

It's not the first time Trump has threatened news organizations that are critical of him.

Trump said during his Inaugurul Address in January that the U.S.

The article said after Trump saw the slide he said he wanted a bigger stockpile of weapons, not the bottom position on the downward-sloping curve.

Instead of increasing the number of nuclear weapons, Trump said he wants the current arsenal to be maintained and modernized, and to be in "tip-top shape".



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