US News Trump: Fire and fury remarks 'not tough enough'

02:45  11 august  2017
02:45  11 august  2017 Source:   Sky News

Trump threatens North Korea with ‘fire and fury’ amid nuclear weapon reports

  Trump threatens North Korea with ‘fire and fury’ amid nuclear weapon reports The country is attempting to become a fully-fledged nuclear power. The Washington Post story, citing unnamed US intelligence officials, said the confidential analysis was completed last month by the US Defence Intelligence Agency.Separately, Japan’s defence ministry assessed in a report that it is possible that North Korea has achieved the miniaturisation of nuclear weapons and has developed nuclear warheads.

President Trump has told North Korea to "get their act together" or it will be in trouble "like few nations have ever been". Mr Trump also said his " fire and fury " comments were possibly not tough enough . More follows

"Maybe it wasn't tough enough ," Trump said during a lengthy exchange with reporters. In off-the-cuff remarks on Tuesday, Trump said: "North Korea best not make any more threats to the United States." "They will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen he has been very

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President Trump says North Korea "better get their act together" or they will be in trouble "like few nations have ever been".

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In remarks before a scheduled security and intelligence briefing at his Bedminster, New Jersey golf course, the Commander-in-Chief told reporters that perhaps his remarks Tuesday were not tough enough , according to the Asked, what is tougher than fire and fury , Trump responded, "We'll see."

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Mr Trump also referenced his recent "fire and fury" warning to North Korea.

"It's about time that somebody stuck up for the people of this country and for the people of other countries, so if anything, maybe that statement wasn't tough enough."

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The President was speaking ahead of a meeting with security advisers.

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President Donald Trump said Thursday that his “ fire and fury ” warning to North Korea was possibly not tough enough and added that if they don’t “get their act Trump , during his remarks to reporters Thursday, was asked to offer assurance to the American people who are anxious about North Korea.

Maybe it wasn’t tough enough ,” he said at his resort in Bedminster, New Jersey, according to a White House pool report. Despite the contrast in Tillerson’s remarks and Trump ’s “ fire and fury ” threat, Trump said Thursday “there were no mixed messages” on the issue.

"If North Korea does anything in terms of even thinking about an attack on anybody that we love or represent, or our allies or us, they should be very, very nervous."

President Trump said Kim Jong Un has been "pushing the world around for a long time," and warned that things will "happen to them like they never thought possible".

He also added that he thinks China can do more to pressure Pyongyang to end its nuclear weapons programme.

He said: "I have great respect for China and Russia and what they did on sanctions... I think China can do a lot more, yes, and I think China will do a lot more."

He sent a reassuring message to the US, saying: "The people of our country are safe, our allies are safe, and I will tell you this: North Korea better get their act together, or they're gonna be in trouble like few nations have ever been in trouble in this world."

The President's comments come after North Korea threatened the US by saying it would have a fully developed plan for striking Guam with intermediate range missiles by mid-August.

Trump: Fire and fury remarks 'not tough enough'

  Trump: Fire and fury remarks 'not tough enough' President Trump says North Korea "better get their act together" or they will be in trouble "like few nations have ever been".Mr Trump also referenced his recent "fire and fury" warning to North Korea.

Speaking to reporters outside his New Jersey golf club two days later, the President doubled down on the remarks . “If anything, maybe that statement wasn’t tough enough ,” Trump said. When asked what would be tougher than the “ fire and fury ” comments, the President said “you’ll see”.

He said his previous warning of " fire and fury " if Pyongyang threatened the U.S. again might have been too soft. "Maybe that statement wasn't tough enough ," the U.S. president said on Thursday. Trump criticised for ‘ fire and fury ’ remarks on N. Korea.

Mr Trump warned North Korea on Tuesday that it would be met with "fire and fury" if it issued anymore threats.

Pyongyang responded by saying the President's warning was a "load of nonsense", and said on Wednesday that it would have a fully developed plan for striking Guam with intermediate range missiles by mid-August.

Trump: Fire and fury remarks 'not tough enough'

  Trump: Fire and fury remarks 'not tough enough' President Trump says North Korea "better get their act together" or they will be in trouble "like few nations have ever been".Mr Trump also referenced his recent "fire and fury" warning to North Korea.

Trump then remarked that many senators approved of his comments and repeated that his statement "may not be tough enough ." "What could be tougher than fire and fury ?" the reporter asked. "Well, you'll see, you'll see," Trump responded.

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State media said the rockets would land in waters about 18 to 25 miles away from Guam, an island that is home to about 163,000 people - as well as a US military base.

The President said the US would "of course" always consider negotiations with North Korea, but added that talks have failed for the last 25 years.

Slideshow: The daily life of Kim Jong Un (Business Insider)

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Information about life inside "Hermit Kingdom" is somewhat scarce, as are details about the daily routine of the country's self-styled "Supreme Leader."

However, some information has slipped through.

In 2016, North Korea scored a 28.6 on the Global Hunger Index, meaning that the situation in the country is in "serious" trouble - an "extremely alarming" food situation would be denoted by a score of over 50. The World Food Programme has reported that 70% of the country's 25.1 million population is "food insecure" and chronic malnutrition is endemic.

One thing is clear to see: Kim Jong Un's life of private islands, imported liquor, and wealth is worlds apart from the lives of the people he rules.

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A look inside the daily life of Kim Jong Un, the North Korean dictator who's as secretive as he is dangerous

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