Trump Attacks North Korea With Twitter

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Donald Trump has finally figured out that China doesn’t plan to do much about North Korea, so today he told the Chinese president that the US was prepared to act unilaterally. A few hours later North Korea launched another missile into the ocean. Trump’s response was to tweet, “Hard to believe that South Korea and Japan will put up with this much longer.”

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