Nuclear Treaty Negotiator Says He's Taking Wait-And-See Approach To Trump

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Gary Samore, pictured when he was President Barack Obama's chief adviser on weapons of mass destruction and arms control, during a meeting with Brazil´s foreign minister in August 2009. (Eraldo Peres/AP)

Nuclear arms proliferation experts have expressed alarm at what appears to be tit-for-tat comments from Russian President Putin and President-elect Donald Trump over the past 24 hours about strengthening their countries’ nuclear arsenals.

But nuclear arms treaty negotiator Gary Samore says he’s watching and waiting — for now.

Samore tells Here & Now‘s Meghna Chakrabarti that he doesn’t take Trump’s tweets too seriously “until we see how his actual policies come out.”

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