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Nuclear Weapons, Fake News and Hurricanes Oh My!

An unsourced Axios story has claimed President Trump floated the idea of using nuclear weapons on hurricanes, which Trump denies. (Read more at Daily Wire)

Hillary Clinton decided to weigh in on Twitter stating “We should not nuke hurricanes.”

However the government has studied using nuclear weapons for peaceful purposes, including on hurricanes, since 1959. (National Geographic story)

Infographic on nuclear arsenals courtesy Geopolitical Futures.