ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017
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(White House: Jonathan Karl) The issue of whether President Trump asked for a tenfold increase in the US nuclear arsenal examined; details given from an NBC News report that Trump, on July 22, told military leaders he wanted a bigger stockpile; statement from Secretary of Defense Gen. James Mattis quoted. [In response to reporter's question, TRUMP - says it was fake news by NBC; states he wants modernization; calls the press writing "disgusting."] Trump's December tweet on expanding nuclear capability & his tweet against NBC News quoted.
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