Statements about Nuclear
North Korea has a "substantial standing army, one of the largest, certainly the largest per capita, in the world."
Says Chuck Hagel has called for "an end to our nuclear program."
"Pakistan has 100 nuclear warheads and they’re rushing to build a lot more. They’ll have more than Great Britain sometime in the relatively near future."
Says the Obama administration "watered down sanctions" against Iran, delayed them and tried to stop Congress "from putting the tough sanctions in place."
The Obama administration "willfully leaked the existence of STUXNET (a computer worm used against Iran), allowing our enemies to learn more of our secrets and of our operations."
"We supported the first new nuclear power plant in three decades."
"This president ... could have gotten crippling sanctions against Iran. He did not."
Says Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said that "if he has a nuclear weapon he will use it to wipe Israel off the face of the earth. He will use it against the United States of America."
China is "trying to develop nuclear capability."
"Just a little over 60 percent of your electric bill, my electric bill, 60 percent of that is pass-throughs, whether they be for building of nuclear plants or whatever they may be." A planned nuclear plant repair "will only increase that percentage."
"I built the last nuclear plant — not only in the state, but in the country."
"There has never been a death caused by a [commercial nuclear] reactor in the United States, even when Three Mile Island failed in the 1970s."
"Most Americans live within 50 miles of a nuclear power plant."
"There is a growing body of evidence that radiation in excess of what the government says are the minimum amounts you should be exposed to are actually good for you and reduce cases of cancer."
"The New START treaty was passed despite significant concerns among some people in the State and Defense Departments."
Obama's position on nuclear arms is a "march toward global zero."
On the use of presidentially appointed commissions.
"No member of the American public has ever been killed by commercial nuclear power — a record unmatched by other fuels."
"We have solved the problem. ... Scientists are now saying leave the nuclear waste where it is."
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