Kim fires off insults at Trump and hints at weapons test
September 22, 2017
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un lobbed a string of insults at President Donald Trump on Friday, calling him a "mentally deranged U.S. dotard" and hinting at a frightening new weapon test.
It was the first time for a North Korean leader to issue such a direct statement against a U.S. president, dramatically escalating the war of words between the former wartime foes and raising the international nuclear standoff to a new level.
Trump responded by tweeting that Kim is "obviously a madman who doesn't mind starving or killing his people."
In a lengthy statement carri...