I could give you 20 examples.
CNN quoted Trump as saying: "I don't want to comment on it". "I just don't want to comment". You give me 30. In the interview with the Journal, he said the combative tweets are part of a broader strategy, and that he is a "very flexible person".
The Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang next month have always been overshadowed by geopolitical tensions, with the North repeatedly test-firing missiles it says are capable of reaching the United States mainland, and detonating its most powerful nuclear device to date.More news: Gucci Just Opened A Stylish New Restaurant
A White House statement said the two leaders discussed Macron's recent visit to China and committed to continue to apply pressure on North Korea.
"North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un just stated that the "Nuclear Button is on his desk at all times".
"Trump is convinced the only thing Kim understands and respects is a punch in the face, which he thinks no previous administration has had the guts to do", one US official said. When asked if his relationship with Bannon is permanently broken, Trump stated, "I don't know what the word permanent means".More news: Confirmed: This gorgeous actress will play female lead in Akshay Kumar's Kesari
The president's remarks come after North and South Korea this week held their first talks in two years, and the North agreed to participate in the Winter Olympics in the South next month.
In a story posted on the North Korea analysis website 38 North, Alexander Vorontsov, the head of the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russia Academy of Sciences, conveyed the unstable North Korean atmosphere based on a trip to Pyongyang in mid-November that lasted several days and his conversations with foreign ministry officials there.
Trump claimed credit Wednesday for the inter-Korean dialogue, saying North Korea was feeling the pressure of a US -led campaign of sanctions over its nuclear weapons and missile development.More news: Reports state that Ex-Iranian President Ahmadinejad has been arrested
Trump has always been trading insults with Jong-un over this issue.