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Trump wants to invest big in nuclear weapons: report

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President Donald Trump wants to dramatically increase spending on nuclear weapons, according to his new budget proposal.

Axios reported Sunday evening, after seeing an advanced copy, that there is a major increase in the budget for the arsenal.

“Trump’s 2021 budget calls for $28.9 billion for the Pentagon to modernize nuclear delivery systems and $19.8 billion to the National Nuclear Security Administration — a nearly 20% increase over his previous budget request — for ‘modernizing the nuclear weapons stockpile,'” Axios cited those familiar with the budget request.

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“This includes a range of warhead life extension programs, investments in new scientific tools we need to maintain a safe, effective and reliable nuclear stockpile into the future,” Axios cited a source, “a major increase for maintenance and upgrade to a long-neglected and aging infrastructure, and funding to restore the nation’s capability to develop new nuclear warheads.”

The United States already has over 6,000 nuclear weapons, but it has fewer than Russia, according to a Arms Control fact sheet.

Political leaders have warned that the existing nuclear systems are reaching the “end of their service lives,” cited defense budget expert Makensie Eaglen, at the American Enterprise Institute.

“We keep putting bandaids over bandaids, and now new systems are required,” Eaglen said.

Trump believes in nuclear modernization, according to a source familiar with the budget.

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A study published by Michigan Tech explained that it would take just 100 nuclear weapons to completely end humanity.

The United States is facing off against Russia, North Korea and Iran after Trump broke nuclear treaties and failed to negotiate peace with Kim Jong Un.

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Trump abandons #Daytona500 before it begins

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It appears President Donald Trump either isn't a race fan or he was mad at FOX for cutting his speech from the broadcast of the Daytona 500 Sunday.

While the president wasn't scheduled to stay that long, he left even earlier, long before the race began.

SpecSports360 host Jon Alba tweeted about the president abandoning the Sunday race.

https://twitter.com/JonAlba/status/1229151279307542528

Trump arrived at the race to lead the cars in the presidential limo known as "The Beast." Air Force One did a flyover and the president began to make a speech but it was cut from the broadcast.

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Barr blasted for not jumping ship after Trump upstaged him with boast he can make the AG do as he pleases

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In a scorching column for Time magazine, former U.S. Attorney Joyce Vance stated that Bill Barr should resign immediately after Donald Trump boasted on Twitter that he can make the attorney general do as he pleases -- with the promise that he might ask him to interfere in a federal case.

Using Trump's Friday tweet, where he wrote, "'The President has never asked me to do anything in a criminal case.' A.G. Barr This doesn’t mean that I do not have, as President, the legal right to do so, I do, but I have so far chosen not to!" Vance said that should have been the last straw for Barr after complaining about the president's tweets.

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CNN’s fascinating series ‘The Windsors’ confirms why the dysfunctional royal family still rules

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"The Windsors: Inside The Royal Dynasty" knows damn well you don't want to wait 100 years to get to Meghan. The Duchess of Sussex — well, a dreamy, imagined version of her as she prepares to walk down the aisle on her wedding day — is the first figure we see in CNN's new six-part documentary series, before the story time jumps back a few generations. "But all that glitters is not gold," our narrator Rosamund Pike warns, as our American television star embarks on an alliance with a family that "will do whatever it takes to survive." Corny? Yes. Unsubtle? Absolutely. A deliciously soapy reality show involving a dysfunctional clan with posh accents? Sign me up.

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