Trump Threatens North Korea with Nuclear Annihilation in Horrifying New Tweet
In a late Tuesday tweet, President Donald Trump responded to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's assertion that he has a "nuclear button" on his desk and that his country's nuclear weaponry can reach the entire United States.
"The entire mainland of the US is within the range of our nuclear weapons and the nuclear button is always on the desk of my office. They should accurately be aware that this is not a threat but a reality," Kim said.
Questions remain about North Korea's actual nuclear capabilities, as the regime routinely makes false public statements.
Trump escalated the tension by responding to Kim's statement by mocking his country and seeming to threaten the nation with the U.S. nuclear arsenal.
"North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un just stated that the 'Nuclear Button is on his desk at all times.' Will someone from his depleted and food starved regime please inform him that I too have a Nuclear Button, but it is a much bigger & more powerful one than his, and my Button works!" Trump tweeted.
North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un just stated that the “Nuclear Button is on his desk at all times.” Will someone fro… https://t.co/EvTgZxiji0— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump)1514940559.0
The tweet was among a string of Trump aggressions throughout the day, which included attacks on the media, Democrats and Hillary Clinton.