Earlier today, President Trump tweeted out his thoughts about the rising tensions with North Korea, as reported by The Hill.
Tweets from President Trump about North Korea
The aforementioned tweets from the President of the United States regarding North Korea read as follows:
The above tweets convey a similar message to ones the President posted nearly a week ago regarding Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s attempts to manage North Korean leader Kim Jong Un:
Relations Between the United States and North Korea
Tensions between America and North Korea have not only worsened, but also become more mainstream over the past few weeks. North Korea has issued threats against America, prompting strong responses from the President.
As President Trump alluded in his tweets, many people believe a diplomatic approach to North Korea is unrealistic. However, many media outlets are scrambling to get more specific details about the President’s potential approach to North Korea. According to CNN, both President Trump and Press Secretary Sanders chose not to elaborate for now.
Feedback from the American People
The President’s earlier tweets about North Korea prompted thousands of likes and retweets. However, personal opinions greatly differed.
Many left-leaning Americans and critics of the President censured his approach, stating that his tweets were unhelpful and inflammatory.
Conversely, many right-leaning Americans and supporters of President Trump lauded what they view as his strong approach and refusal to act passively.
The President’s plans for dealing with North Korea are still unknown. Additional updates will follow this report as new developments arise.