Trump on North Korea-China relations: 'I realized it's not so easy'
President Trump acknowledged the complexity and political sensitivity of the relationship between China and North Korea this week, after China's President Xi Jinping explained the countries' relationship to him.Trump told the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday that he was previously convinced China had "Trump told the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday that he was previously convinced China had "tremendous power" over North Korea. But after meeting with Xi last week Trump said he "realized it's not so easy.
President Trump said he is taking action after North Korea ’s President Kim Jong-un threatened to nuke U . S . war ships. Meanwhile, President Trump spoke with President Xi Jinping of China Wednesday over North Korea concerns. He said he was willing to help the U . S . with North Korea ’s
In an interview with FOX News' Maria Bartiromo, President Trump just gave advance notice - something he said he would not do - that the US will be rattling their sabre very close to China and North Korea
President Trump said he is taking action after North Korea’s President Kim Jong-un threatened to nuke U.S. war ships.
McCain: North Korea 'first real test' for Trump
How President Trump responds to North Korea's push to develop a nuclear missile capable of striking the United States could be the "first real test" of his administration, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said Sunday. If North Korea were to fire a missile at the U.S., "we would have to rely on our ability to intercept it, and by the way, I'm told that we do have that ability," McCain told NBC's "Meet the Press.
North Korea is looking for trouble. If China decides to help, that would be great. If not, we will solve the problem without them! To exacerbate regional tensions even further, Japan is reportedly preparing to send several of its warships to join the US armada , informed sources told both Reuters and the
The president is doubling down on his tough talk on Pyongyang, telling Fox Business on Tuesday that dictator Kim Jong un is "making a big mistake" with his nuclear provocations.
“We are sending an armada, very powerful. We have submarines, very powerful, far more powerful than the aircraft carrier,” Trump told the FOX Business Network’s Maria Bartiromo. “We have the best military people on Earth. And I will say this: he is doing the wrong thing.”
Meanwhile, President Trump spoke with President Xi Jinping of China Wednesday over North Korea concerns. He said he was willing to help the U.S. with North Korea’s weapons program.
During a meeting last week at the White House, Trump and Xi discussed trade relations between China and the U.S. “I said, look, you have a tremendous power because of trading through the border. If they don't get food, they don't get, you know, they can't sell their coal.” In his opinion, “China will do much better on trade if they help us with North Korea.”
Ex-ambassador: Trump 'trying to out-North Korean the North Koreans'
President Trump is "trying to out-North Korean the North Koreans," which "makes people nervous," former Ambassador Christopher Hill says."I think he's trying to out-North Korean the North Koreans, so let's see if that works," said Hill, who previously served in the Clinton, Bush and Obama administrations as ambassador to Macedonia, Poland, South Korea and Iraq.
It seems only a spark is needed to engulf the US and North Korea in conflict. Washington is promising a harsh reaction to Pyongyang's warning it'll carry
" We are sending an armada - very powerful," said Donald Trump , as the USS Carl Vinson sailed the other way. By Sunita Patel-Carstairs, News Reporter. A fleet of warships President Donald Trump claimed he had deployed into waters near the Korean Peninsula were in fact heading in the opposite
Trump also discussed cruise missile strikes against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s government in response to a chemical attack against their own people. Trump said Xi was “ok” with it and added that they get along.
“We have two very different countries, two very different peoples. But I think he understood the message and I understood what he was saying to me,” he said.
US naval armada to be in Sea of Japan in days .
The US supercarrier Carl Vinson will arrive in the Sea of Japan in days, Vice President Mike Pence said Saturday in Australia, amid high tensions with North Korea. The Trump administration has been trying to clear the waters after sending out confusing messages concerning the whereabouts of the Vinson carrier group that supposedly was steaming toward North Korea last week."Our expectation is that they will be in the Sea of Japan in position in a matter of days, before the end of this month," Pence told reporters in Sydney.