Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump says he "wouldn't be nuking anybody" if elected president.

While Trump wouldn't get rid of America's nuclear arsenal, he says it is "highly unlikely" he would launch a nuclear attack against any U.S. adversaries regardless of their actions toward him.

During a recent Q&A with GQ Magazine, interviewer Chris Heath told the bombastic billionaire, "it sometimes feels like the first time some country disrespected you, you'd just want to nuke them."

"No, no, no," Trump, who's fourth in the Washington Examiner's presidential power rankings, responded.

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