ABC’s Moran: Trump’s North Korea Warning ‘Borders on the Threat of Committing a War Crime’


Tuesday on ABC, while reacting to President Donald Trump saying at the United Nations that the U.S. may “have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea,” ABC chief foreign correspondent Terry Moran said that the remarks bordered “on the threat of committing a war crime.” ABC’s George Stephanopoulos said, “Terry, if you read the president’s words, he said the conditions for totally destroying North Korea would be if forced to defend ourselves and our allies. You can read that possibly to even open up a justification for preventative war against North Korea.” Moran replied, “That is a potential justification, but the words ‘totally destroying’ a nation of 25 million people, that borders on the threat of committing a war crime.” (h/t WFB) Follow Pam Key on Twitter @pamkeyNEN
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Josh Earnest: Trump’s U.N. Speech was ‘Foolish,’ Lacked ‘Coherence’

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Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” while reacting to President Donald Trump’s speech at United Nations, former White House press secretary for the Obama administration Josh Earnest said the overall speech lacked “coherence,” and Trump mocking North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un was “foolish.” Earnest said, “Having sat in the hall of the United Nations where the president of the United States delivers an address for gathered world leaders — that’s something I did for the last three years—what you know world leaders are looking for in that room is a coherent strategy for taking on the biggest challenges around the globe. Whether that is climate change or refugee problems or rogue nations with nuclear weapons, the world looks to the United States to organize a coherent strategy.” “As you point out, Andrea, there is a distinct lack of coherence in this strategy President Trump outlined today,” he added. “On the one hand, he’s suggested to North Korea that they need to work with the United Nations to denuclearize the Korean peninsula. Then two or three sentences later, he is trashing and vowing to tear up a deal that the United Nations is implementing to prevent Iran from getting access to a nuclear
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Exclusive: Wetumpka Tea Party Leader Slams Mitch McConnell Group for Deceptively Editing Video from Event to Attack Roy Moore

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MONTGOMERY, Alabama — Becky Gerritson, the president of the Wetumpka Tea Party in Wetumpka, Alabama, just outside Montgomery here, has a message for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s PAC Senate Leadership Fund: Stop deceptively editing videos to attack conservative Judge Roy Moore.
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Mitch McConnell PAC Floods Alabama with More False Ads Attacking Roy Moore, President Trump’s Agenda

FILE - In this July 11, 2017 file photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. listens as Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. It’s a long, hot summer in the nation’s capital, and that’s not even counting the weather. With the White House caught in the daily drip of scandal, and congressional Republicans ensnared by their own divisions, the GOP’s governing agenda has turned into a slow, painful slog. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
MONTGOMERY, Alabama — Senate Leadership Fund, a PAC affiliated with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell backing Luther Strange, is flooding the state of Alabama here with more false attack ads against conservative Judge Roy Moore that hurt President Donald Trump’s agenda.
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Rubio Joins U.S. Coast Guard to See Hurricane Irma Damage Copy

Joined the United States Coast Guard on Monday to see firsthand the damage by Hurricane Irma in SW Florida and the Florida Keys. We landed in Naval Air Station to deliver Coast Guard personnel and assess needs from federal agencies.  

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