Trump says military is 'becoming stronger than ever before ... we have no choice!'

Trump says military is 'becoming stronger than ever before ... we have no choice!'
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President Trump on Sunday said the country has "no choice" but to continue building up its military.

"Our military is building and is rapidly becoming stronger than ever before," the president tweeted Sunday.

"Frankly, we have no choice!"
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The president often talks about building up the country's military.
 
Recently, his administration has become increasingly involved in conflicts he previously said the U.S. should avoid, and the president is placing more power in the hands of military leaders.
 
Earlier this month, the U.S. launched a missile strike on a Syrian airfield in response to a chemical attack in northern Syria that killed dozens of civilians. The chemical attack was allegedly carried out by operatives of Syrian President Bashar Assad.
 
The U.S. military last week dropped a massive non-nuclear bomb on ISIS targets in Afghanistan, using the weapon for the first time ever.
 
The country has also stationed a naval strike force near North Korea.
 
The Trump administration earlier this year also proposed a budget that would increase defense spending by $54 billion, which the White House said would be offset by other cuts.