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"Yesterday the Atlantic published its interview with former chief of staff. John Kelly from a college event in New Jersey. You said trump's efforts to use personal diplomacy with Kim Jong were futile as Kelly puts it. I never did think Kim would do anything other than playoffs for a while. Which he did and he did that fairly effectively. But you wouldn't know it based on trump's self-described expertise in nuclear arms control in fact the president has been touting this expertise on the issue since the one thousand nine hundred eighty S. The man who at the age of thirty nine is not content with being New York. City's latest real estate billionaire. Donald Trump has also ventured into gambling and professional football and says he could negotiate a nuclear disarmament treaty with the Soviet Union. The Holy Trinity Gambling Professional Football and nuclear arms disarmament. A story. We're about to hear from our next guest. Fred Kaplan is back with us on the broadcast happens to be national security columnist for slate but more importantly for tonight. He happens to be the author of the new book. The bomb presidents generals and the secret history of nuclear war while it is not necessarily Germane to your work. Please tell us the Donald Trump story. Oh it's very Germane a seriously lobbied to be George H. W. Bush's arms negotiator. He was serious talking to people. He Bush nominated Richard Burt. That are in diplomat. He runs into burt at a cocktail party in New York and says hey you're the guy negotiating with Russian tried. He goes he goes and you."