02.02.18

Congresswoman Lee: Trump Administration’s Nuclear Posture Review is Reckless & Irresponsible

Washington DC -- Congresswoman Barbara Lee released the following statement on the release of the Trump Administration’s Nuclear Posture Review:

“Instead of practicing responsible disarmament, the Trump Administration’s Nuclear Posture Review reignites a global arms race and heightens the risk of a nuclear war.

“For decades, bipartisan experts have recognized that the only way to protect our planet and its inhabitants is to pursue the goal of nuclear nonproliferation. The stakes are too high for reckless or uninformed policy decisions.

“The Trump Administration’s Nuclear Posture Review ends decades of bipartisan consensus around nuclear arms reductions. Instead, it funnels billions to build new nuclear weapons. Now, it’s up to Congress to protect the global progress towards disarmament before it’s too late. American families shouldn’t have to live under the threat of nuclear war.”

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