The United States is quietly pursuing direct diplomacy with North Korea, a senior State Department official said on Tuesday, despite U.S. President Donald Trump's public assertion that such talks are a waste of time.
Clinton explained how Trump is playing right into the hands of the North Korean regime and elevating Kim Jong Un with his tweets.
"I would love if they'd support HR-669, which is legislation I've introduced with Sen. Ed Markey, that prevents the president from launching a nuclear-first strike without congressional approval."
North Korea is preparing to test a long-range missile which it believes can reach the west coast of the United States, a Russian lawmaker just returned from a visit to Pyongyang was quoted as saying on Friday.
When asked by reporters what he meant by “calm before the storm,” Trump said, “You’ll find out,” before being whisked away.
As all of this unfolds, the President of the United States is tweeting more North Korea threats likely from the seat of a golf cart at his ritzy resort in New Jersey.
Trump's tough talk is fooling no one, especially not the North Koreans, and Americans are feeling less safe as a result.
When Sec. of State Rex Tillerson was asked what the US will do if North Korea detonates a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific, he uttered six words that should scare the American people. The ultimate decision to launch a nuclear war will be up to Donald Trump.
When even the crazy guy who is starving his own people to death thinks Donald Trump is deranged, it is time for the American people to take a good, long look at Trump's fitness for office.
This is just more evidence that Trump admires the tactics of authoritarian figures like Kim Jong-un.
Trump's North Korea policy was put on display on Sunday morning, as the President's plan to deal with the nuclear weapon pursuing regime is to mock them on Twitter.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson accused North Korea on Friday of threatening the entire world, after Pyongyang fired a missile over Japan for the second time in under a month in defiance of international pressure over its missile and nuclear programs.
Clinton laid out a rational plan to solve the North Korea threat and said Trump is being "played" by Kim Jong-un.
The Trump White House's threats toward North Korea are being backed up by serious study as the administration is researching the consequences of a new land war on the Korean Peninsula.
It was three minutes of North Korea-style propaganda, served up to portray Trump as a president who's fighting for working men and women.
The South Koreans are trapped between an unstable North Korea with an accelerating nuclear program, and a US president who they think is nuts.
Defense Secretary James Mattis warned North Korea that any threat to the United States would be met with a massive and overwhelming military response.
Trump responded to another nuclear test by North Korea with empty threats that only make the US look like a joke.
Trump can continue to threaten to invade whichever country he's mad at on a given day, but he'll be doing so without the support his own party, the American people or the international community.
Trump responded with a whiny fit about his critics when he was asked by reporters about criticism that his rhetoric towards North Korea is making the situation worse.