A Post-ABC poll finds 37 percent of adults trust President Trump either “a great deal” or “a good amount” to responsibly handle the situation with North Korea, while 42 percent trust the commander in chief “not at all.” By comparison, 72 percent trust U.S. military leaders, including 43 percent saying they trust them “a great deal.”
Only 8 percent of Americans surveyed think North Korean leader Kim Jong Un can act responsibly. A war of words this past week between Kim and Trump may have opened a potentially dangerous new chapter in the North Korea crisis.
Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said President Trump’s “rocket man” insult for Kim Jong Un makes a military clash more likely. Trump responded to Ri’s comments in a tweet Saturday night: “If he echoes thoughts of Little Rocket Man, they won’t be around much longer!”
Chancellor Angela Merkel was widely expected to win a fourth term in office as Germans went to the polls on Sunday in an election that is also likely to see the farthest right-wing party in 60 years, the anti-migrant Alternative for Germany, win seats in parliament.
“We’ve heard the concerns,” the Health and Human Services secretary said Saturday in the wake of Politico reports that he had taken at least two dozen charter flights since early May, costing taxpayers about $300,000.
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