Tillerson: Trump sending North Korea a ‘strong message’

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President Trump’s warning of coming “fire and fury” was meant to send “a strong message” to North Korean despot Kim Jong Un, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday.

Tillerson said Trump’s brawny rhetoric putting the rogue regime on notice was needed, given North Korea’s disregard of international alarm over the country’s nuke program.

“I think what the president was doing was sending a strong message to North Korea in language that Kim Jong Un would understand, because he doesn’t seem to understand diplomatic language,” Tillerson said while en route to Guam, the U.S. territory specifically threatened by Kim Jong Un on Tuesday. “I think the president just wanted to be clear to the North Korean regime that the U.S. has an unquestionable ability

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