Trump calls on Congress to boost defense spending and build up US nuclear arsenal

(Worthy News) – President Trump used his State of the Union speech Tuesday to urge Congress to end caps on defense spending so the U.S. can modernize its nuclear arsenal.

The increased spending and improved nuclear weapons are needed to counter rogue regimes, terror groups and countries such as China and Russia, Trump said in his address to a joint session of Congress.

“In confronting these horrible dangers, we know that weakness is the surest path to conflict, and unmatched power is the surest means of our true and great defense,” he said. [ Source: Washington Examiner (Read More…) ]