the north face clearance Korean leader ‘Rocket Man’
President Donald Trump on Sunday mocked the leader of nuclear armed North Korea as Man while White House advisers said the isolated nation would face destruction unless it shelves its weapons programs and bellicose threats.
Trump chief diplomat held out hope the North would return to the bargaining table, though the president envoy to the United Nations said the Security Council had much exhausted all its options. General Assembly, Trump biggest moment on the world stage since his inauguration in January.
Trump is scheduled to address the world body, which he has criticized as weak and incompetent, on Tuesday.
Trump, who spent the weekend at his New Jersey golf club, tweeted that he and South Korean President Moon Jae in discussed North Korea during their latest telephone conversation Saturday. McMaster said Man was new one and I think maybe for the president. But, he said, where the rockets are coming from. Rockets, though, we ought to probably not laugh too much about because they do represent a great threat to all. Asked him how Rocket Man is doing. Long gas lines forming in North Korea. Too bad!
Donald J. if that meant Trump would launch a military strike, McMaster said been very clear about that, that all options are on the table. doubt that Kim would ever agree to surrender his arsenal.
think that North Korea is not going to give up its program with nothing on the table, said Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee. ally. North Korea also recently tested its most powerful bomb. Security Council has voted unanimously twice in recent weeks to tighten economic sanctions on North Korea, including targeting shipments of oil and other fuel used in missile testing. ambassador, Nikki Haley, said North Korea was starting to the pinch. in a tweet, asserted that long lines for gas were forming in North Korea, and he said that was bad. of State Rex Tillerson said he was waiting for the North to express interest in productive talks. they need to do to let us know they ready to talk is to just stop these tests, stop these provocative actions, and let lower the threat level and the rhetoric, he said. response to future North Korean provocations, and said she would be happy to turn the matter over to Defence Secretary Jim Mattis he has plenty of military options. would answer any threat from the North with a military response, a response both effective and overwhelming. has threatened to rain and fury on North Korea if the North continued with its threats. Haley said that wasn an empty threat from the president but she declined to describe the president intentions.
North Korea keeps on with this reckless behaviour, if the United States has to defend itself or defend its allies in any way, North Korea will be destroyed and we all know that and none of us want that, Haley said. of us want war. But we also have to look at the fact that you are dealing with someone who is being reckless, irresponsible and is continuing to give threats not only to the United States, but to all their allies, so something is going to have to be done. other developments Sunday:
McMaster suggested that Friday bomb attack in London could lead Trump to introduce a stronger travel ban. Trump original travel ban has been tied up in court, with the Supreme Court scheduled to hear arguments next month in a legal challenge.