09 Aug '17, 12pm

Tillerson urges calm as North Korea, Trump trade threats

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump declared the U.S. nuclear arsenal "far stronger and more powerful than ever before," even as his top diplomat was working to calm the North Korea crisis and insisting there wasn't "any imminent threat." In a series of early-morning tweets Wednesday, Trump reaffirmed his threat from a day earlier by reposting video of him warning that Pyongyang would be "met with fire and fury like the world has never seen" if it made more threats to the U.S. Then he said that his first order as president had been to "renovate and modernize" the U.S. nuclear arsenal. "Hopefully we will never have to use this power, but there will never be a time that we are not the most powerful nation in the world!" Trump tweeted. It wasn't immediately clear what evidence the president had, if any, to support his claim about the nuclear force. Trump did issue an executiv...

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