Rep. Engel Compares Trump To Kim Jong Un

13 August, 2017, 16:27 | Author: Brenda Erickson
  • US President Donald Trump

"We're not North Korea, thank god".

The Republican seemingly doesn't have much respect for Kim Jong Un, calling him a "plump, immature kid" who's in power because of accident of birth.

Food prices rose by 0.2 percent in July after coming in unchanged in June, while energy prices edged down by 0.1 percent after tumbling by 1.6 percent in the previous month.

McCaskill, who sits on the Senate Armed Services Committee, said that while she's anxious about Trump's performance in high stakes negotiations with North Korea, she is confident in the missile defence systems that protect Guam and America's western coast.

It's one thing to criticize the president, although I don't personally think this is really the right time to do it. "It's tailor-made for somebody to misuse".

Guam keeps its cool after North Korea strike threat
As part of its defenses on Guam, the United States installed a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system in 2013. Guam's Homeland Security Adviser George Charfauros urged calm and said defenses are in place for such threats.


He answered, "I think both". I'd say, he's being incredibly irresponsible, and he's putting us in a situation where you could have an accidental launch. "What we need is someone bringing calm to the situation, not spiking it".

"You have this guy [Trump] making bellicose threats against somebody else who has very little to lose over there", Ellison said.

"With radical beliefs like these, Democrats need to decide whether Keith Ellison deserves to speak for their party going forward", the RNC rapid response director said.

On a more hopeful note, gamblers can also take a punt on the possibility that Trump and Jong-un will choose to settle their differences in a round of golf. "Well, he's acting more responsible than this guy".

Recommended:

  • Conte regrets Matic sale to Manchester United

    Team-mate Ander Herrera is also desperate to hit the ground running against West Ham. We don't want to give away any competition.
    Mattis: War with North Korea would be 'catastrophic'

    Mattis: War with North Korea would be 'catastrophic'

    Ambassador Nikki Haley "has [gained] diplomatic traction" and "is gaining diplomatic results", according to the BBC. The North was responding to Trump's threat in a statement from its military carried by state-run news agency KCNA.
    Seoul Sends Suspected North Korean Defector Home After Sea Rescue

    Seoul Sends Suspected North Korean Defector Home After Sea Rescue

    The soldier reportedly used blocks of Styrofoam as floats for his back and shoulders to survive the risky swim. At least one of the soldiers defected after hearing South Korean loudspeaker broadcasts at the border.
  • Dow plummets 205pts as Trump inflames Korea tension

    Retailers slid after department stores Macy's and Kohl's both said same-store sales continued to decline in the second quarter. Investors are increasingly nervous: The VIX volatility index, a closely-watched "fear gauge", is up 70% since Tuesday.
    Iran's parliament votes to increase missile funds following U.S.  sanctions

    Iran's parliament votes to increase missile funds following U.S. sanctions

    The Iranian Parliament on Sunday ratified a motion on countering "US adventurous and terrorist measures in the region". Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi also voiced approval of Rouhani's administration for the bill.
    Robin Haase reaches the semi-finals at the Rogers Cup

    Robin Haase reaches the semi-finals at the Rogers Cup

    Mannarino became the fourth established ATP player this week to fall at the hands of the 18-year-old left-handed Canadian. He saved the first with an ace but Ferrer made no mistake with his second set point, converting to take the opener 6-4.
  • Kedah High Court rejects bid to free Phee

    Kedah High Court rejects bid to free Phee

    On Thursday, MACC officers seized documents related to the Kampung Sungai Lembu factory from the Seberang Prai Municipal Council. Earlier, Dev told reporters that the magistrate in Penang did not hear their submissions before setting the remand order.

    U.S. stocks close slightly lower, trimming earlier losses

    After touching a more than two-month high at US$1,291.86, spot gold last added 0.2 per cent to US$1,288.81 an ounce. Pyongyang said it was examining plans for attacking Guam, a US territory in the Pacific with a military base.
    Justin Upton hammers walk-off two-run home run

    Justin Upton hammers walk-off two-run home run

    Minnesota Twins shortstop/third baseman Eduardo Escobar is not in the starting lineup on Saturday against the Detroit Tigers . Down 11-7, after blowing a 5-0 lead, the Tigers scored three times in the bottom of the eighth to make a game of it.
  • Giroud settles seven-goal thriller for Arsenal

    Giroud settles seven-goal thriller for Arsenal

    The Premier League season started in incredible fashion, with two goals in a matter of minutes after the opening whistle. The 2017-18 Premiere League season started off with an absolute thriller between Arsenal and Leicester City on Friday.
    Nigeria's Buhari awaits doctors' order to return home

    Nigeria's Buhari awaits doctors' order to return home

    The comments came following protests in the capital Abuja demanding that Buhari "return or resign". Buhari and the delegates led by Lai Mohammed . "May God reward them".
    DJ's Lawsuit Against Taylor Swift Dismissed

    DJ's Lawsuit Against Taylor Swift Dismissed

    She also said that she was doing this as an example for young victims of sexual assault around the world. Mueller, 55, had sued the pop star for $ 3m, saying that the 27-year-old cost him his job.


Popular

Stocks Regain Ground But Still Close Lower For The Week
Investors bought bonds after the Labor Department said the consumer-price index increased 0.1% in July from the previous month. An index of 15 gold miners tracked by Bloomberg Intelligence climbed 1.1 percent, led by Toronto-based Yamana Gold Inc.

US Will Talk to N. Korea if it Stops Missile Tests
In the face of Saturday's United Nations sanctions, North Korea remained defiant, saying the UN's move was unwarranted and unfair. On preconditions for reopening talks with North Korea, Tillerson said "we'll know it when we see it".

4 natural disaster hits Indonesia's Sumatra: USGS
Geological Survey said the quake Sunday morning had a magnitude of 6.4 and occurred at a depth of 35 kilometers (21 miles). Channel NewsAsia received calls from residents in Singapore living in Toa Payoh and Farrer Road saying they felt tremors.

Suspect accused in deadly crash at Charlottesville rally from Ohio
The city announced earlier this week that the rally must be moved out of Emancipation Park to a larger one, citing safety reasons. The white supremacists are opposed to the removal of a statue of the traitor to the union, confederate general from Robert E.

Yanks place Tanaka on 10-day DL
Having gone just four innings while issuing five free passes in his last start, it's clear that this issue has come up just recently for Tanaka.

Gold Beats US Stocks As North Korea Worries Drive Haven Demand
But some economists say the Fed may stand pat for the rest of 2017 unless inflation accelerates in coming months. Brent crude, used to price worldwide oils, rose 20 cents to $52.10 a barrel in London .

No change to Alexis Sanchez situation says Arsene Wenger
The leader of " Arsenal " Alexis Sanchez could become the highest paid player in the English Premier League . Arsene Wenger expects the injured Alexis Sanchez to miss Arsenal's opening two Premier League fixtures.

Barclays Premier League 2017/18 - Top 3 contenders of the new season
With Giroud replacing Holding, Wenger switched the formation from a 3-4-2-1 to a 4-4-2 with Giroud and Lacazette up front. And so they did, within two minutes. "Overall we looked better defensively at the end of the [2016-2017] season".

Markets Right Now: Stocks drift lower on Wall Street
The Nasdaq finished the day at 6,216.87, a slide of 135.46, while the S&P 500 lost almost 1.5 percent, ending the day at 2,438.21. Investors bought safe-haven assets such as gold, helping the precious metal touch a two-month high, and the Japanese Yen rose.

Paris Considers eSports for 2024 Olympic Games
The idea could be a possibility in the near future, as Paris mulls esports as an addition to the 2024 Olympic games . But we won't know if eSports will be in the branches until after the Tokyo Games, that is 2020.