McMaster: Sanctions need time, but U.S. ready to respond with ‘all capabilities‘
President Donald Trump meets with National security adviser H.R. McMaster and Nikki Haley, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, last month in the Oval Office. (Courtesy White House/Wikimedia Commons)
The Trump administration is pumping the brakes on new steps against North Korea — military or otherwise — for “a few months” as recent sanctions are implemented, the president’s top national security aide said Thursday.
Air Force One will be wheels up Friday for President Donald Trump’s 11-day diplomatic trip to Asia that will take him to a handful of friendly Asian countries, including South Korea, Japan and China. Each is a key player in the standoff with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un over his atomic arsenal.