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Old 04-24-2017, 04:03 PM   #1
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The entire U.S. Senate has been invited to the White House for a briefing Wednesday on the North Korea situation, amid escalating tensions over the country’s missile tests and bellicose rhetoric.

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer confirmed the upcoming briefing, for all 100 senators, on Monday.

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats plan to provide the update to lawmakers.

It is rare for the entire Senate to be invited to such a briefing.

Spicer clarified that while the event will take place on the White House campus, it is technically a Senate briefing and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is the one who convened it.

The briefing, first reported by Reuters, was confirmed after President Trump earlier spoke to the leaders of both China and Japan.

Trump spoke by phone with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

Xi told Trump that China strongly opposed North Korea’s nuclear weapons program and hoped “all parties will exercise restraint and avoid aggravating the situation,” according to Chinese broadcaster CCTV. Trump hopes China could increase pressure on its isolated ally instead of using military options or trying to overthrow Kim Jong Un’s regime.

Trump and Abe agreed to urge North Korea to refrain from provocative actions.

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Old 04-24-2017, 04:06 PM   #2
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Default Re: Entire Senate being called to White House for North Korea briefing

Finally a President that works with others against this fat Korean. Joint combat.
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Old 04-24-2017, 04:17 PM   #3
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Finally a President that works with others against this fat Korean. Joint combat.
Trump is not slimmer
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Old 04-24-2017, 04:23 PM   #4
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Trump is not slimmer

When trump was in his 30s he sure was... not really a fair comparison between a 33 year old and what, a 70 year old? trumps over twice his age...
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Old 04-24-2017, 04:58 PM   #5
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As long as China/Russia are with us...I hope we completely remove the NK Gov.

If that happens, and it goes smoothly (as in we don't get on the wrong side of China/Russia) then that will go a long way with me in how I view Trump.

Right now, it seems like he is going way out of his way to communicate with China over this. Which is good...instead of saying "I'm POTUS! I can do anything! Fck what others think!"
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Are we really about to do this?
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Old 04-24-2017, 08:32 PM   #7
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Are we really about to do this?
It's happening...not sure when, but sometime soon

https://youtu.be/1kLK3NCS6LQ

Watch that vid...it might get you hyped up for it...I'm a neocon doh, removing all nutbag dictators with democracy is a needed step for peace and prosperity.
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Old 04-24-2017, 08:51 PM   #8
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does NK have fighter jets? are they modern?

From the looks of it, this would be a fairly quick 'war'.
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does NK have fighter jets? are they modern?

From the looks of it, this would be a fairly quick 'war'.
It could literally be over in 1 night of bombing...the hard part of course, is installing a workable system after.
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does NK have fighter jets? are they modern?

From the looks of it, this would be a fairly quick 'war'.

Are their pilots any good? Can the heat get them?
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Old 04-24-2017, 09:22 PM   #11
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It could literally be over in 1 night of bombing...the hard part of course, is installing a workable system after.
well one would hope the NK people are not hostile like the last two places we've tried installing a government.
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Are their pilots any good? Can the heat get them?
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It's happening...not sure when, but sometime soon
Imagine actually believing this
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well one would hope the NK people are not hostile like the last two places we've tried installing a government.
From what I've read the bulk of the citizens there will love us for it, some of them will be furious with us that we didn't come sooner. There is a certain fragment of them that is legit brainwashed though and actually believes we are evil. I don't think it will be anywhere near as hard as Iraq though.
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well one would hope the NK people are not hostile like the last two places we've tried installing a government.

"We?" I don't remember Mexico sending troops to Iraq and Afghanistan...
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