Keith Ellison Says Kim Jong Un 'Acting More Responsible' Than Trump

Rep. Keith Ellison (D., Minn.) quickly walked back remarks he made Friday that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un was acting "more responsible" than President Donald Trump, saying it was "tailor-made for somebody to misuse".

The programme also examines the family feud that led leader Kim Jong Un to order the audacious assassination of his elder half-brother Kim Jong Nam at Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur airport six months ago.

Mr Corbyn said a Labour government would work to rid the world of nuclear weapons and added the "global pressure for dialogue and diplomacy must be overwhelming".

"We can not play fast and loose with nuclear weapons and nuclear threats".

Mr Corbyn said, while the United Kingdom should play a role with other nuclear-armed countries to mediate the impasse between the countries, the Government not to offer "blind loyalty" to the Trump administration. "Our government must press for measured responses to bring the temperature down".

It's one thing to criticize the president, although I don't personally think this is really the right time to do it.

"Our government must not drag our country into any military action over the Korea crisis, including joint exercises".

Tensions between the USA and North Korea have dramatically escalated in recent days.

McMaster said that Trump "made clear that the United States will not tolerate our citizens or our allies being threatened by this rogue regime".

Over the weekend, Mr Trump warned Kim Jong-un that if the Pacific island of Guam or any other U.S. territory is attacked, the North Korean leader "will truly regret it".

Vanessa Coleman