After the release of Michael Wolff’s new book Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, many critics have questioned President Trump’s mental fitness as the book described a chaotic administration run by an unstable leader.
However, it was not just the book the ignited speculation that Trump may not be mentally fit to lead. In fact, Trump’s incessant tweeting has raised several red flags among lawmakers and global leaders alike.
Who knew that when Obama visited Hiroshima, Japan in 2016 that nuclear war could be right around the corner. But clearly, as Emmy-winning documentarian points out in his new film that highlights the Obama administration’s foreign policy team’s last year in Office, The Final Year, Trump has an entirely opposite worldview.
Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un have been known to trade insults and threaten each other with nuclear war. Trump has often taunted the hostile leader as “rocket man” and has bragged that his nuclear button is “much bigger.” Therefore, it is no surprise that 60% of Americans feel uneasy about Trump having the power to order nuclear attacks on other countries, according to a new poll.
A Washington Post/ABC News poll found that the majority of respondents don’t trust Trump with the authority to launch nukes. What’s more, only a mere 38% say they do trust the president to handle the authority to launch nuclear attacks on other countries.
According to the poll, 52% of the public is worried that Trump will launch a nuclear attack without any good cause due to the fact that he is an impulsive egomaniac. The polls also found that one-third of respondents say they are “very” concerned and they aren’t the only one.
In fact, many former nuclear weapons officials have insisted that Congress limit Trump’s power to use Nuclear weapons. Should they?