Donald Trump did not know the united KINGDOM have nuclear weapons, Bolton told in the new book | US news

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Donald Trump was not aware that the UK had its own nuclear weapons, according to former national security adviser, John Bolton.The president’s lack of knowledge about the nuclear capabilities of his country’s closest ally is one of the many examples of Bolton gives the president out of ignorance of the geopolitical, in his memory of The Room Where it Happened.

He remembers a meeting in 2018 with the first minister, Theresa may, during which a British official referred to the UK as a “nuclear power”. Trump replied: “Oh, you are a nuclear power?” in a tone of voice that made Bolton think that it was “not a joke”, according to the Washington Post excerpt from the book.

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