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Trump suggests ‘nuking hurricanes’ to stop them hitting America – report

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US president reportedly asked more than once about why national security could not bomb hurricanesDonald Trump has reportedly suggested on more than one occasion that the US military should bomb hurricanes in order to disrupt them before they make landfall.

According to US news website Axios, the US president said in a meeting with top national security and homeland security officials about the threat of hurricanes: “I got it. I got it. Why don’t we nuke them?”“They start forming off the coast of Africa, as they’re moving across the Atlantic, we drop a bomb inside the eye of the hurricane and it disrupts it. Why can’t we do that?” Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/aug/26/donald-trump-suggests-nuking-hurricanes-to-stop-them-hitting-america-report

Author : Guardian staff

Publish date : 2019-08-26 01:13:33

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