Monday, January 8, 2018

'This guy is insane': An inside look at White House politics
(January 3)

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On Tuesday night, President Donald Trump tauntingly tweeted a response to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's recent speech where Kim warned the US that he has a "nuclear button" on his desk at all times. Trump tweeted that his button is "much bigger" and "more powerful" than Kim's. ...

US officials across the country quickly reacted to the incendiary tweet.

"Our President is a child. 'Mine is bigger than yours' may sound tough on the playground, but this is no juvenile affair. Literally millions of lives are at stake," tweeted Colin Kahl, a former national security adviser to Joe Biden.

However, Politico's Susan Glasser told The World "We can't realiably [sic] claim to be surprised by it because he's had many examples of inflammatory tweets throughout the course of the first year. But at the same time, it's actually shocking," she says. "This is not how any president ever has conducted public diplomacy." ...

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