David Collantes

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Hard to believe

If you hear or read this somewhere else — whether on social media, or via your clueless uncle Olaf — you will find it hard, if not impossible, to believe. Now, finding it on Reuters is a different story.

In his first call as president with Russian leader Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump denounced a treaty that caps U.S. and Russian deployment of nuclear warheads as a bad deal for the United States, according to two U.S. officials and one former U.S. official with knowledge of the call.

When Putin raised the possibility of extending the 2010 treaty, known as New START, Trump paused to ask his aides in an aside what the treaty was, these sources said.