A Donald Trump spokeswoman tonight asked what the point is of having nuclear weapons if the United States is “afraid” to use them.
This comes on the heels of one of Trump’s big flubs from this week’s debate––not knowing what the nuclear triad (the three different systems the U.S. has to fire nuclear weapons) is.
On The O’Reilly Factor tonight, Trump spokeswoman Katrina Pierson attacked Republicans for pushing endless war and talking tough. And then she asked, “What good does it do to have a good nuclear triad if you’re afraid to use it?”
Now, it might strike you as odd when you watch the video below how cavalierly Pierson just says the U.S. shouldn’t be afraid to use nuclear weapons. Kind of a big issue there.
And minutes later, as Kurt Schlichter was going off on Trump’s ignorance on the nuclear triad, he practically cried to Pierson, “The point of the nuclear triad is to be afraid to use the damn thing! You want to scare the hell out of the other side.”
He added, “And frankly, my side’ll be more scared if Donald Trump gets his finger on the button.”
Watch above, via Fox News.
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