Threats fly between Trump and North Korea

08/09/2017 11:02 AM

President Donald Trump is sending an unprecedented warning to North Korea, threatening “fire and fury” against the country if its government continues to make threats.

Trump’s extraordinarily strong words come amid reports that the regime of Kim Jong-un is now able to produce nuclear warheads small enough to fit inside missiles.

Meanwhile, North Korean state media says Pyongyang would fire missiles to the U.S. territory of Guam, if they see signs of provocation.

Washington D.C. Bureau reporter Alberto Pimienta has more.

Madeline Janicki

Madeline is a producer for Spectrum News. You can watch her work on Pure Politics, the only statewide nightly show dedicated solely to Kentucky Politics. Madeline is an Indiana native and received her degree in Communications from Indiana University. Her background is as a news producer but her passion for civic engagement and drive to bring voters information on issues that impact their lives brought her to Pure Politics. Here she gets to work on projects like her multi-part digital series on how the national group Teach For America is working in Eastern Kentucky Schools. If you have a story idea, email her at


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