It's not just a insane idea, but Trump sprung this on the world in a...Tweet:
CNN: Hours earlier in Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in a defense speech in Moscow that Russia needs to "enhance the combat capability of strategic nuclear forces, primarily by strengthening missile complexes that will be guaranteed to penetrate existing and future missile defense systems."
WHAT FOLLOWED: The exchange appeared to raise the prospect of a new arms race between the US and Russia, which between them boast more than 14,000 nuclear warheads, the still deadly legacy of their four-decades long Cold War standoff.
Below is a compilation of clips that will make your head spin. Remember, Trump isn't president yet, and hasn't ordered his conspiracy theory entrenched military dogs to attack yet. Taxpayer money well spent? Rachel Maddow's interview with Kellyanne Conway is unsettling, since her denial about an arms race was contradicted by Trump today:
“Let it be an arms race, because we will outmatch them at every pass and outlast them all,” Trump - “Morning Joe.”
Here's the surreal story...