Former Obama adviser suggests Trump lied in 'alarming' tweet about nuclear arsenal

Former policy adviser for President Obama Ben Rhodes slammed President Trump's assertion that he renovated and modernized America's nuclear arsenal, calling that claim "alarming."

Trump took to Twitter on Wednesday morning, tweeting "My first order as President was to renovate and modernize our nuclear arsenal. It is now far stronger and more powerful than ever before...."

Rhodes responded to the president, saying the U.S. arsenal is an "alarming thing to lie about."

The former White House aide continued, following up his initial response with criticism of how the current administration is handling the situation with North Korea.

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Rhodes called Trump's deputy assistant Sebastian Gorka's recent comments comparing the situation to the Cuban Missile Crisis "insane."