Presidents and their administrations have been talking to North Korea for 25 years, agreements made and massive amounts of money paid......— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 7, 2017
...hasn't worked, agreements violated before the ink was dry, makings fools of U.S. negotiators. Sorry, but only one thing will work!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 7, 2017
The president's comments represent yet another escalation in his showdown with North Korea over the country's nuclear and missile programs. In recent weeks, Mr. Trump has threatened "fire and fury" against the North Korean regime and its leader Kim Jong-un, and said the U.S. could "totally destroy" North Korea if necessary.
Mr. Trump's tweets Saturday come after he alluded to a "calm before the storm" in cryptic comments Thursday night. Mr. Trump, after meeting with military leaders at the White House, suggested that the moment perhaps represented a "calm before the storm." Asked to clarify his comments, the president said, "You'll find out.Read more at CBS News