Politics Trump tweets North Korea military solutions 'fully in place'

15:12  11 august  2017
15:12  11 august  2017 Source:   thehill.com

Trump warns N. Korea that U.S. is 'locked and loaded'

  Trump warns N. Korea that U.S. is 'locked and loaded' President Donald Trump is warning of military action "should North Korea act unwisely." WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is warning of military action, saying the U.S. is "locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely.

Trump tweeted . Military solutions are now fully in place ,locked and loaded,should North Korea act unwisely. Hopefully Kim Jong Un will find another path!

Trump on Friday sought to project military strength, only dialing back slightly throughout the day. He began with a morning tweet : “ Military solutions are now fully in place , locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely.

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President Trump continued his aggressive rhetoric toward North Korea on Friday, issuing yet another stark warning to the U.S. adversary on Twitter.

"Military solutions are now fully in place,locked and loaded,should North Korea act unwisely. Hopefully Kim Jong Un will find another path!" Trump tweeted.

The president's tweet comes after days of ratcheted up rhetoric between Washington and Pyongyang.

Poll: Trump's approval rating rebounds amid North Korea tensions

  Poll: Trump's approval rating rebounds amid North Korea tensions President Trump's approval rating has rebounded after a week of rising tensions with North Korea, according to a Rasmussen poll released Friday afternoon.Trump's approval rating in the right-leaning poll now stands at 45 percent, a six-point jump from a 39 percent approval rating in the sa me poll last week. The new rating marks Trump's highest approval the poll has recorded since July 12. Trump has spent the week escalating tensions with North Korea after the nation announced it was moving forward with developing plans to attack the island territory of Guam. On Friday morning, Trump tweeted that U.S.

President Trump escalated threats against North Korea Friday morning, tweeting that military solutions are “locked and loaded.” “ Military solutions are now fully in place , locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely,” Trump tweeted from New Jersey.

" Military solutions are now fully in place , locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely. Hopefully Kim Jong Un will find another path!" Trump tweeted .

Trump issued a stark warning to North Korea on Tuesday, saying if North Korea continued to make significant threats to the U.S. "it will be met with fire, fury and frankly power, the likes of which this world has never seen before."

Defense Secretary James Mattis also strongly warned Pyongyang to change its behavior.

"The DPRK should cease any consideration of actions that would lead to the end of its regime and the destruction of its people," Mattis said in a statement.

North Korea responded to Trump saying it would launch an attack on the U.S. territory of Guam.


North Korea: US cannot dodge ‘merciless strike’ .
North Korea on Sunday warned the U.S. it faces a "merciless strike" following "reckless behavior driving the situation into the uncontrollable phase of a nuclear war. "North Korea declared it has the military capacity to target the mainland U.S. as well as the U.S. territory Guam in a strike the U.S. cannot "dodge," according to CNN.CNN reports the message was in the official government newspaper, Rodong Sinmun.The warning comes a day before the U.S. begins conducting annual military exercises with South Korea starting Monday.

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