Trump on nuclear weapons tweet: 'Let it be an arms race' – MSNBC

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump talks to members of the media at Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, FloridaU.S. President-elect Donald Trump, asked to clarify his comments about expanding U.S. nuclear weapons capability, said, “Let it be an arms race,” and that the United States would win it, MSNBC reported on Friday. Trump had alarmed non-proliferation experts on Thursday with a Twitter post that said the United States “must greatly strengthen and expand its nuclear capability until such time as the world comes to its senses regarding nukes.” MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski spoke with Trump on the phone and asked him to expand on his tweet.

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