As tensions with North Korea escalate, Trump retweets several comparisons with Obama

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However, Trump asked for the Nuclear Posture Review in a January 27 Presidential Memorandum, and not in an executive order, as Walters incorrectly stated.

It's unclear what Trump meant when he said that the nuclear arsenal is stronger than before.

"Until such time that they do, we will be the most powerful nuclear nation on earth, by far".

For the benefit of his 35 million Twitter followers, he clarified that his "first order as president was to renovate and modernise our nuclear arsenal".

The tweets were in response to the news that North Korea is quickly on its way to becoming a nuclear power, according to The Washington Post.

As tensions with a nuclear-armed North Korea escalate, it may be prompting some who live here in the D.C. area to reflect on the threat of nuclear conflict. Yet somehow he's reached down into the highly technical, extremely expensive and rather thankless task of updating the USA nuclear arsenal and achieved measurable success in less time than it has taken to appoint a White House science adviser? And, just like then, his latest attempt to suggest he is viewed more favorably than his Democratic predecessor is misleading to say the least. The directive was issued a week after Trump took office, and was preceded by more than a dozen orders on other topics. But as Lewis told me, this is nothing more than a study that doesn't appear to have been completed or acted upon in any manner.

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Trump has also levied personal attacks on Obama, most notably in March, when he accused Obama of ordering the wiretap of phones in Trump Tower, a claim experts immediately dismissed.

Lewis noted that these reviews have actually generally slowed progress by delaying decision-making.

Here's a look at how the USA nuclear stockpile has evolved over time, from the Arms Control Association. "He will ask: 'Did Obama approve this?' And if the answer is affirmative, he will say: 'We don't.' He won't even want to listen to the arguments or have a debate".

Ben Rhodes, a former deputy national security adviser in the Obama administration, tweeted back at Trump on Wednesday morning.

But neither the insinuation nor the underlying contention about the nuclear program suggest he understands what he's talking about.

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