Rep. Engel Compares Trump To Kim Jong Un

Frederick Owens
August 12, 2017

President Donald Trump said on Friday that the US military is "locked and loaded" should North Korea decide to "act unwisely" as the nuclear crisis between the two nations continues to escalate. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wants world recognition for his regime and the USA needs to stop backing him into a corner.

Late Thursday night Trump doubled down on his dramatic warning of "fire and fury" if North Korea continued to threaten the US, as he scrambled to resolve the most serious worldwide confrontation of his young presidency.

As a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, McCaskill said she was confident in USA missile defense systems protecting Guam and America's west coast, though she remained anxious about Trump's capabilities in global negotiations. So, if you don't want to get caught deer in the headlights, start calling for diplomacy in North Korea immediately."-More".

After the panel wrapped up, Ellison walked back his remarks to Dave Weigel of The Washington Post. I'd say, he's being incredibly irresponsible, and he's putting us in a situation where you could have an accidental launch.

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"I learned one thing about bullies: Unless you stand up to them, even if they're bigger than you, they're going to crush you", Savage told his listeners.

"It's tailor-made for somebody to misuse", Ellison said.

"I subscribe to the Churchillian maxim of "jaw-jaw is always better than war-war" and given the consequences of a potential nuclear war, clearly, we do need to lower the temperature... rather than continuing in this rather bellicose way in which Donald Trump and indeed Kim Jong-un has been doing". And so, what we need to do is try to tamper down this crisis.

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