US President Donald Trump polled sailors and Marines on the USS Wasp on steam versus electric catapults Tuesday during a visit to the Yokosuka naval base south of Tokyo. Photo: Reuters

‘Goddamned steam’: Donald Trump’s aircraft carrier obsession sets up collision with US Navy and Congress

  • For the past two years, the US Navy’s plan to field electromagnetic catapults has been a pet peeve for Donald Trump
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US President Donald Trump polled sailors and Marines on the USS Wasp on steam versus electric catapults Tuesday during a visit to the Yokosuka naval base south of Tokyo. Photo: Reuters
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