UPDATED 5:06 PM PT — Mon. Oct. 22, 2018
President Trump defends his administration’s decision pull out of a cold war era nuclear arms treaty with Russia.
The president told reporters Russia has not lived up to its end of the deal and accused Moscow of repeatedly violating the terms of the agreement.
He said the U.S. will build up nukes until Russia comes back to the negotiation table and called for China’s involvement, as well.
This comes after the president announced he would terminate the Reagan-Gorbachev deal over the weekend, which limits production of short and intermediate range nuclear weapons.