President Donald Trump fired back at North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un on Tuesday night after he threatened the United States, saying that he too has a "nuclear button" on his desk. In a televised New Year´s address on Monday, Jong Un said, “The entire mainland of the U.S. 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.” Trump fired back in a tweet late on Tuesday, writing, "North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un just
Bill Clinton had no button at all during his second term. It´s not actually a button, the US pres. has an id card with a code# he has to provide when he makes the call to order bombs. Clinton lost his nuclear id card at some point, everyone helped him look for it, never found it. He couldn´t remember when he last had it. Of course, this wasn´t revealed until after he was out of office and then only quietly. It was very serious. If the US had been attacked, the military would´ve been powerless to retaliate. They can´t take the order without the code. A friendly reporter called Clinton about this in 2010 and was told no comment.
I can´t say I´m thrilled by Trump´s bigger button diplomacy. But speaking the same language is often necessary to work out deals. And Kimchi seems stuck in his juvenile power trip, so Trump is speaking a language he understands.
This could be the first progress we make in dealing with the Norks since the ´50s. (At that time the common language was bombing runs...)
President Trump just wants to make sure that Kim does not make a big mistake by telling Kim the truth. Nothing wrong with that since wars have started in the past through wrong impressions on the part of aggressive but foolish leaders.
Democrats fear the Trump administration’s re-reinstatement of citizenship questions on the 2020 U.S. Census will cost California a Congressional seat and billions in funding.The number of U.S. House of Representative seats was fixed by law in 1911 at 435. The “enumeration” requires at that each state have at least one Representative, and the other Representatives are allocated according to population as determined by the U.S. Census every ten years. Based on the 2010 Census data, California received the most, at 53.But Politico reports that could change with the Department of Justice sending a letter on December 12 to the Census
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NBC plans to televise any players who refuse to stand for “The Star-Spangled Banner” at the Super Bowl, but there may be nothing to show. It appears that NFL players are no longer taking a knee during the national anthem, namely because none of the teams with still-active protesters has qualified for the postseason. By the end of the regular season, only five teams featured at least one player regularly sitting or kneeling on the sidelines for the anthem: the Seattle Seahawks, the San Francisco 49ers, the Miami Dolphins, the New York Giants and the Oakland Raiders. None of those franchises made the
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