Keith Ellison Says Kim Jong Un 'Acting More Responsible' Than Trump

Pauline Gross
August 13, 2017

"So if you don't want to get caught, deer-in-the-headlights, start calling for diplomacy in North Korea immediately". Wendy Davis: Collins and Murkowski inspire the next generation of women in politics Sex trafficking bill would make the internet a wasteland How the Portman-McCaskill proposal on sex trafficking could harm online businesses MORE (D-Mo.) said at a town hall on Friday that President Trump has fulfilled North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's wish to be seen as a serious player on the world stage. When you hear words come out of his mouth, it seems like they could come out of the mouth of Kim Jong-un. The Olympics would open North Korea to the outside world and everyone's ego would stroked.

Life on the streets of the North Korean capital, Pyongyang, also remained calm.

This may sound insane but so does the thought of of our president threatening to meet them "fire and fury". State-run media ensures that the population gets the North Korean side of the story, but doesn't convey any sense of global concern about the situation.

Trump began his Friday barrage with an especially fiery tweet: "Military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely".

US officials say they will be going ahead with long-scheduled military exercises with South Korea.

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North Korea has announced a detailed plan to launch a salvo of ballistic missiles toward the US Pacific territory of Guam, a major military hub and home to US bombers.

Called Ulchi-Freedom Guardian, the exercises are expected to run August 21-31 and involve tens of thousands of American and South Korean troops on the ground and in the sea and air.

Ms Merkel called on the UN Security Council to continue to address the issue.

As it is, the USA has a robust military presence in the region, including six B-1 bombers in Guam and Air Force fighter jet units in South Korea, plus other assets across the Pacific Ocean and in the skies above.

He answered, "I think both". "Perhaps she is referring to Germany". And, you know, you would expect better from the United States.

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