Trump keptt asking nnational security officials if China had a secret hurricane gun and was firing hurricanes at the United States.
Trump asked if China had a hurricane gun
Near the beginning of the DonateAt the time of Trump in office, the then president had an urgent demand for his national security aides and administration officials: China has the secret technology – a weapon, even – to create large man-made hurricanes and then launch them at. the United States? And if so, would this constitute an act of war by a foreign power and could the United States react militarily?
“I was present [once] when asked if China “made” hurricanes to send us, “said the other former senior official. Trump” wanted to know if the technology existed. A guy in the room replied, “Not as far as I know, sir.” I kept it together until I got back to my office … I don’t know where the [then-]the president would have heard of it … He was asking me at that time, maybe just before, he asked people about nuclear hurricanes. “
This is more than Trump being stupid. It is a dangerous illusion.
It makes sense to wonder if Trump was so interested in bombing hurricanes because he thought it was just retaliation against the Chinese hurricane gun. Of course, there is no hurricane gun, so what if Donald Trump bombed a hurricane, it would kill a lot of people.
Trump was a joke as president, but as 1/6 reminds us all, it was a dangerous joke.
America may not fully appreciate how close the country has come to destruction with Trump in the Oval Office. As it stands, Donald Trump has killed a million Americans with his COVID response, but it could have been a lot worse.
The most chilling fact of all is that the Republican Party is still in the clutches of this mentally fractured creature and many are excited about the chance to restore it to power.
Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is also a White House press pool and congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a BA in political science. His undergraduate work has focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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