Social media earlier responded with enthusiasm to a report from news portal Axios that US President Donald Trump had discussed the possibility of using nuclear bombs to prevent devastating hurricanes from reaching the US.
On Monday, Hillary Clinton sent a Twitter response to a report that US President Donald Trump had suggested using nuclear bombs to fend off devastating hurricanes from reaching the United States despite Trump denied the claims.
We should not nuke hurricanes.
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) August 26, 2019
The story by Axios that President Trump wanted to blow up large hurricanes with nuclear weapons prior to reaching shore is ridiculous. I never said this. Just more FAKE NEWS!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 26, 2019