Donald Trump actually said this when asked if he'd use a nuclear weapon

Narjas Zatat@Narjas_Zatat
Tuesday 22 March 2016 11:20
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Every single expert on climate change is wrong, according to Donald Trump, who says the biggest form of climate change is nuclear weapons.

In an interview with the Washington Post's editorial board, Trump said:

Well I just think we have much bigger risks. I mean I think we have militarily tremendous risks. I think we’re in tremendous peril. I think our biggest form of climate change we should worry about is nuclear weapons.

Bearing in mind that he thinks the weapons are the biggest threat facing the world, his response when asked about the potential use of a tactical nuclear bomb against Isis, is something to behold...

Here's a short transcript of his interview:

Frederick Ryan (Washington Post publisher):

You [MUFFLED] mentioned a few minutes earlier here that you would knock Isis. You've mentioned it many times. You've also mentioned the risk of putting American troops in a danger area. If you could substantially reduce the risk of harm to ground troops, would you use a battlefield nuclear weapon to take out Isis?

Trump:

I don't want to use, I don't want to start the process of nuclear. Remember the one thing that everybody has said, I'm a counterpuncher. Rubio hit me. Bush hit me. When I said low energy, he's a low energy individual, he hit me first. I spent, by the way he spent 18 million dollars' worth of negative ads on me. That's putting [MUFFLED]...

Ryan:

This is about Isis. You would not use a tactical nuclear weapon against Isis?

Trump:

I’ll tell you one thing, this is a very good looking group of people here. Could I just go around so I know who the hell I'm talking to?

Right...

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HT Philip Bump

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