Trump Takes on Putin Critics, Kim on Twitter

Trump Takes on Putin Critics, Kim on Twitter

But in its retort yesterday, North Korea said Mr Trump's warnings "can never frighten us or put a stop to our advance", but rather "pushes us to speed up the efforts to accomplish the great cause of completing the state nuclear force".

On Aug. 8, Trump threatened the regime with "fire and fury like the world has never seen", leading Kim to say he would consider sending missiles into the waters off the coast of Guam in "mid-August".

It has been 56 days since North Korea's last ballistic missile test - an intermediate-range KN-17 that flew over the Japanese island of Hokkaido.

Only hours ahead of Saturday's (Nov. 11) show, President Donald Trump took aim at Kim Jong Un in a tweet, saying he would never call the North Korean dictator "short and fat".

He said he asked the Russian leader if he interfered in the 2016 United States election and received assurances from Mr Putin that he "absolutely did not meddle".

Later, after a bilateral meeting with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang, Trump was asked at a joint news conference whether he thought it really was possible to be friends with Kim. "If that did happen, it would be a good thing for, I can tell you, for North Korea".


The post came in response to the country's foreign ministry calling Trump "an old lunatic" over his speech in South Korea.

Those comments drew sharp criticism in Washington, where Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), the ranking member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, said the president understands the truth about Russian interference, and is simply choosing to accept Putin's denials "over the solid evidence of our own intelligence agencies".

"Every step you take down this dark path increases the peril you face".

In the first of three successive tweets Sunday morning, Trump hit back at his critics.

Town told ABC News that if Pyongyang conducted a test during or following Trump's trip, it would likely be with a Hwasong-14, what the USA refers to as the KN-20 - a two-stage intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).

"The 28,500 US Armed Forces personnel in South Korea are vastly outnumbered by North Korean forces, as well as ROK (South Korean) forces that will conduct the overwhelming majority of the fighting", he wrote.

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